Newport is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,199 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Newport is the 184th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities, Newport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Newport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newport is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newport who work in office and administrative support (13.08%), sales jobs (8.00%), and teaching (6.62%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.63% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Being a small city, Newport does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Newport are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.37% of adults in Newport have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Newport in 2018 was $22,622, which is lower middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,488 for a family of four. However, Newport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Newport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Newport include English, German, Irish, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Newport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.