Rhode Island

Population 1,050,292

Homefacts State Report

Rhode Island is home to more than 1 million residents, making it the 43rd most populous of the 50 United States. Rhode Island ranks 51st in total area (1,545.00 square miles) and 51st in population density (679.80 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 40.2 years, with 80.3% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 1,029 criminal and sex offenders in Rhode Island (approximately 9.80 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 27.65% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in Rhode Island is 3.9% .

Crime view a full crime report for Rhode Island

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Rhode Island by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Rhode Island crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

1,029 Registered Sex Offenders found in Rhode Island

A search for our database shows there are 1,029 registered Sex Offenders in Rhode Island. Rhode Island has a ratio of 9.80 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 0 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Rhode Island. As well as 0 offenders whose location is unknown in Rhode Island due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Rhode Island Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Rhode Island

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Property Reports search Rhode Island property reports

Real Estate Overview

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

923 Building Permits

Rhode Island building permits average per year since 2001 is 1,665. In 2002, there was a high number of building permits with 2,820 and a low number of building permits in 2011 of 694. 83.10% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

12,882 Environmental Hazards

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Demographics view full Rhode Island demographics report

Unemployment view full Rhode Island unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Rhode Island has ranged from 2.7% in May 2022 to 17.8% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Rhode Island is 3.9% for August 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Gina Raimondo
  • Sen. Jack Reed
  • Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse
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