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Retire To Newport, RI
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Newport, Rhode Island is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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Newport, Rhode Island
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Newport, Rhode Island


Newport Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Newport County blank blank blank 82,888
Newport 28,227 26,475 24,672 24,027



Newport
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2016 .$515,77619.6%
Dec $515,000 . .
Nov $452,000 . .
Oct $587,000 . .
Sep $779,000 . .
Aug $644,000 . .
Jul $407,000 . .
Jun $407,000 . .
May $423,000 . .
Apr $688,000 . .
Mar $360,000 . .
Feb $439,000 . .
Jan $493,000 . .
2015 .$431,194-5.4%
2014 .$456,02813.3%
2013 .$402,639-0.6%
2012 . $404,883 -12.8%
2011 . $464,494 2.1%
2010 . $454,839 10.0%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2016)
. Newport GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $515,776 $374,000
Nearest Big City Boston na
Home Sales Price in Boston $417,000 $291,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 100% of Boston home prices 104%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2016)
. Newport GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $515,776 $374,000
Monthly Rent $1,887 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 18.4 times the annual rent 17.1



Newport
Cost of Living (2016)
137% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Newport Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.0% -- 21* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 119 days 9* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Newport Building Permits
(single family homes)
2015 17
2014 13
2013 12
2012 10
2011 12
2010 14



Newport Interactive Maps


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