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 years, with 79.9% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 1,079 criminal and sex offenders in Rhode Island (approximately 10.27 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 33.35% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in Rhode Island is 5.3% .