Clerk Offices in Newport, Rhode Island

There are 2 Clerk Offices in Newport, Rhode Island, serving a population of 24,745 people in an area of 8 square miles. There is 1 Clerk Office per 12,372 people, and 1 Clerk Office per 3 square miles.

In Rhode Island, Newport is ranked 14th of 85 cities in Clerk Offices per capita, and 10th of 85 cities in Clerk Offices per square mile.

List of Newport Clerk Offices

Find Newport, Rhode Island clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court.

Newport City Clerk 43 Broadway Newport, RI

Newport County Clerk 45 Washington Square Newport, RI

About the Newport Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in Newport, RI are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The Newport Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through Rhode Island state, Newport County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • Newport public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • Newport, Rhode Island vital records, birth records, death records and certificates
  • Marriage and divorce records, licenses and applications
  • Business & professional licenses, permits, and registrations
  • Election records, voter registration and poll locations

Newport Household Demographic Statistics

Find Newport Households, Marital Status, and Veteran Status. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Newport Households
 NewportNewport County
Married Couples3,267 (31.0%)16,704 (47.4%)
Nonfamily Households5,764 (54.7%)13,668 (38.8%)
Newport Marital Status
 NewportNewport County
Married Couples3,267 (31.0%)16,704 (47.4%)
Unmarried Couples675 (3.1%)1,917 (2.4%)
Never Married Men5,079 (47.4%)12,227 (35.0%)
Separated Men124 (1.2%)261 (0.7%)
Widowed Men210 (2.0%)939 (2.7%)
Divorced Men1,000 (9.3%)3,071 (8.8%)
Never Married Women4,918 (44.3%)10,424 (28.7%)
Separated Women151 (1.4%)417 (1.1%)
Widowed Women930 (8.4%)3,301 (9.1%)
Divorced Women1,550 (14.0%)4,690 (12.9%)
Newport Veteran Status
 NewportNewport County
Veterans1,762 (9.3%)7,048 (10.7%)