40.7% unemployed in Newport in 2017


40.7 percent of Newport residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 37.8 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Newport population reached 970.

Out of 575 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Newport for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
395
40.7
Employed
575
59.3
Employed in civilian labor force
575
59.3
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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