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According to Realtor.com, in January 2023, the median listing home price in Newport, RI was $845K, trending up 10.8% year-over-year. The median listing home price per square foot was $579. The median home sold price was $691.5K.

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Home Inventory


* As of Feb 2023

* Tax rate based per thousand - Sources: United States Census Bureau. 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 7 December 2023. & Realtor.com



Welcome to Newport, RI — Rhode Island’s “crown jewel” and biggest tourist attraction. Newport gives all of the advantages of a city, but with a unique abundance of beautiful oceanfront living and historic charm. In fact, the downtown area has the highest concentration of registered historic buildings and homes in the U.S. You’ll be right in the middle of everything here — top-rated restaurants, walkable boutique shopping, preserved historic mansions, music festivals, and a yachting culture unlike anywhere else in the country. Choose from the very best luxury and waterfront homes, urban-style condos, or historic houses in Newport’s unique neighborhoods.

Newport Weather

The average high temperature in July is 77.6 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 22.6 degrees. The annual precipitation is 46.

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Life in Newport

Newport, Rhode Island, is a vibrant seaside city renowned for its rich history, stunning architecture, and lively waterfront. Visitors can tour the magnificent Gilded Age mansions like The Breakers and Marble House, which offer a glimpse into the opulent past of America's wealthiest families. The city's scenic Cliff Walk combines natural beauty with architectural grandeur, providing stunning ocean views alongside historic estates. Newport's bustling harbor area is perfect for sailing excursions, seafood dining, and shopping, with lively bars and restaurants offering local and international cuisine. For those interested in history and culture, the Newport Historical Society and the International Tennis Hall of Fame provide fascinating exhibitions.


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Schools & Education

The Newport Public Schools District consists of three primary schools and three alternative schools. As of 2013, all elementary schools have been consolidated and now attend Claiborne Pell Elementary, with a small percentage attending classes at the Pell Annex in the John F. Kennedy School in Newport, RI. As a whole, the district enrolls approximately 2,200 students per year and has a teaching staff of 293. For more information, please visit their website

Great School Data

These are some of the top-rated public schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

Post-Secondary Schools & Universities

Salve Regina University

Salve Regina University

Is a private, non-profit university located on a beautiful, 80-acre oceanfront campus along Newport Cliff Walk. The university enrolls approximately 2,600 students per year and has been ranked in U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Colleges-Regional Universities (North category). Due to the close proximity to U.S. Naval War College and matriculation agreements, many senior military leaders are alumni of Salve Regina University.

Naval College

U.S. Naval War College (NWC)

Is the official staff college of the United States Navy. It’s one of the senior service colleges of the United States Military, including the Army War College, Marine Corps War College, and the Air War College. The NWC is home to nine individual colleges, research centers, and specialized groups of study. The college’s campus is included within the Naval Station, a 27-acre base that’s also home to 50 military commands, institutions, and services.

Getting Around...


  • Cross Street

    Getting to Fort Adams State Park

    Getting to Fort Adams State Park: Take Thames Street or Bellevue Avenue south to Ruggles Avenue. Travel west to Beacon Hill Road / Harrison Avenue until you reach Fort Adams.

  • Cross Street

    Getting to First & Second Beach

    Getting to First & Second Beach: from downtown, take Rt. 138A (Memorial Blvd.) east past the Newport Cliff Walk. Continue past First Beach to Purgatory Road and follow until Second Beach.

  • Cross Street

    Getting to Jamestown / South Shore

    Getting to Jamestown / South Shore: The Newport Bridge (Rt.138) runs directly from downtown Newport to Jamestown and continues over the Jamestown Bridge to North Kingstown.

Additional Transportation Information

  • Bus Transport

    Ripta Bus #60

    RIPTA Bus number 60 runs from the Newport Gateway Center through the entire East Bay area (Middletown, Portsmouth, Bristol, Warren, Barrington, East Providence) before ending in Providence. Very cheap and efficient way to travel for residents.

  • trolley Bus

    Ripta Trolley Bus

    Pay only $2.00 for a ride from Newport Gateway Center through downtown and Bellevue Avenue. It’s a tour bus, but also a convenient way to get around Newport.

  • Airport

    T.F. Green Airport

    Distance to T.F. Green Airport: 26.7 miles

  • Train Station

    Kingstown Train Station

    Distance to Providence Train Station: 33.5 miles

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