Rhode Island Demographic Data

Rhode Island Demographic Summary

  • Population: 1,050,292
  • Area: 1,545.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,034.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 511.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 679.80 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 96.13 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Rhode Island Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
545,068
51.6%
50.8
Male
511,358
48.4%
49.2
Total Population
1,056,430
 
 

Rhode Island Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
54,144
5.1% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
51,504
4.9% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
64,345
6.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
74,014
7.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
78,374
7.4% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
142,792
13.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
123,033
11.6% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
146,633
13.9% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
78,904
7.5% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
68,628
6.5% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
97,047
9.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
49,267
4.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
27,741
2.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
847,786
80.3%
77.2
Female
442,938
52.2%
51.3%
Male
404,848
47.8%
48.7%
21 Years and over
794,614
75.2%
73.1
62 Years and over
213,829
20.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
174,055
16.5%
15.2
Female
99,505
57.2%
55.8%
Male
74,550
42.8%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
40
0.0%
0.0

Rhode Island Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,023,540
96.9% 
96.8
White
850,105
80.5% 
72.6
Black or African American
67,526
6.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
5,304
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
36,875
3.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
7,271
0.7% 
1.2
Chinese
8,140
0.8% 
1.3
Filipino
2,510
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
1,258
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
1,696
0.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
1,521
0.1% 
0.6
Other Asian
14,479
1.4% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,437
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
62,292
5.9% 
5.1
Two or More Races
32,887
3.1% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
157,352
14.9% 
17.8
Mexican
13,115
1.2% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
38,810
3.7% 
1.7
Cuban
2,839
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
102,588
9.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
899,074
85.1% 
82.2

Rhode Island Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
38,405
5.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
45,778
6.2% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
204,045
27.8% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
135,369
18.4% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
60,183
8.2% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
151,195
20.6% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
99,070
13.5% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
84,183
11.4%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
649,862
88.5%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
250,265
34.1%
31.2

Rhode Island Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
329,809
37.2%
33.7
Now Married
378,370
42.7%
47.5
Divorced
109,496
12.4%
11.0
Separated
13,759
1.6%
2.0
Widowed
54,999
6.2%
5.8

Rhode Island Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
774,234
77.2%
78.4%
Languages other than english
228,048
22.8%
21.6%
Spanish
120,077
12.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
76,411
7.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
22,798
2.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
8,762
0.9%
1.1%

Rhode Island Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
29,613
7.3%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
24,059
5.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
36,493
8.9%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
36,271
8.9%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
50,194
12.3%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
66,617
16.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
50,094
12.3%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
66,852
16.4%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
25,913
6.3%
5.8
$200,000 or more
22,133
5.4%
6.4
Median household income
60,596
 
57,617
Per capita income
33,008
 
31,128

Rhode Island Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2,445
0.5%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
54,179
10.4%
9.8
Construction
28,000
5.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
147,502
28.3%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
34,708
6.7%
6.6
Information
8,447
1.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
56,241
10.8%
10.1
Other services except public administration
24,112
4.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
52,955
10.1%
11.4
Public administration
19,831
3.8%
4.6
Retail trade
65,656
12.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
17,648
3.4%
5.2
Wholesale trade
10,155
1.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
38,817
7.4%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
205,051
39.3%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
57,131
10.9%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
118,975
22.8%
23.3
Service occupations
101,905
19.5%
18.1

Rhode Island Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
510,504
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
409,729
80.3%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
42,641
8.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
12,473
2.4%
5.1
Walked
18,445
3.6%
2.7
Other means
5,462
1.1%
1.8
Worked at home
21,754
4.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.8
 
26.6

Rhode Island Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
38,837
9.5%
8.7
1 vehicles
152,880
37.4%
33.2
2 vehicles
152,399
37.3%
37.1
3 or more
64,123
15.7%
21.0

Rhode Island Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
408,239
88.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
236,882
58.0%
63.1
Renter Occupied
171,357
42.0%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
54,359
11.8%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

Rhode Island Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
462,598
1 room
13,042
2.8%
2.4
2 rooms
15,073
3.3%
2.7
3 rooms
50,521
10.9%
9.1
4 rooms
79,737
17.2%
16.5
5 rooms
98,698
21.3%
19.8
6 rooms
84,063
18.2%
17.8
7 rooms
50,531
10.9%
12.0
8 rooms
32,191
7.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
38,742
8.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Rhode Island Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
462,598
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
246,822
53.4%
61.5
1-unit, attached
15,443
3.3%
5.9
2-units
53,414
11.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
55,663
12.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
28,802
6.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
19,700
4.3%
4.4
20 or more units
38,179
8.3%
9.0
Mobile home
4,481
1.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
94
0.0%
0.1

Rhode Island Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
141,202
30.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
34,218
7.4%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
55,684
12.0%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
53,810
11.6%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
56,055
12.1%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
51,599
11.2%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
35,460
7.7%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Rhode Island Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
221,544
54.3%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
10,488
2.6%
4.7
Electricity
43,722
10.7%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
122,343
30.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
399
0.1%
0.1
Wood
6,219
1.5%
1.9
Solar energy
290
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
2,140
0.5%
0.5
No fuel used
1,094
0.3%
1.1

Rhode Island Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
159,306
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
505
0.3%
10.7%
$500 to $999
12,095
7.6%
41.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
12,383
7.8%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
13,431
8.4%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
28,794
18.1%
4.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
42,266
26.5%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
49,832
31.3%
11.9%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
62,119
39.1%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
26,320
16.6%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
20,198
12.7%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
12,108
7.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
38,268
24.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
293
0.0%
0.0%

Rhode Island Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
165,853 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
52,604
31.7%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
14,648
8.8%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
4,214
2.5%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
966
0.6%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
871
0.5%
1.8%
$500 to $999
65,492
39.5%
41.0%
Less than $500
27,058
16.3%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
5,504
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
948
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
21,246
13.2%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
20,588
12.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
19,922
12.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
21,424
13.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
12,612
7.8%
9.0%
35.0% or more
65,733
40.7%
40.7%
Not Computed
9,832
0.0%
0.0%

Rhode Island Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
236,882
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
6,156
2.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
5,505
2.3%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
20,091
8.5%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
46,931
19.8%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
73,492
31.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
59,935
25.3%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
21,149
8.9%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
3,623
1.5%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
247,700
 
205,000
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