Basic information about the Newport County
The Newport County is located in the state of Rhode Island. This county occupies 315 square miles, with 212 square miles being water areas. There are 82.888 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Newport County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (90.16%), followed by Black or African American (3.46%) and Two or More races (2.99%). There are 34.911 households in the county, while 60,37% of them are family households and 39,63% represent non family households. There are 4 cities and towns in Newport County. The most populated city is Newport city and the smallest town or village is Melville CDP.