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Bristol County, Rhode Island; Washington County, Rhode Island; Newport County, Rhode Island; Kent County, Rhode Island; Rhode Island

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Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)

Bristol County, Rhode Island
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
50,818
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
50,818
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
50,793
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
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Population, Census, April 1, 2020 50,793
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 49,875
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
3.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.6%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 2,288
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 10.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 21,559
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 70.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $364,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,291
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $893
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,076
Building permits, 2021 60
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 18,961
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.36
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 88.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 13.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 89.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 87.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 49.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 6.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
3.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 62.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 59.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 95,343
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 156,954
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 24,145
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 297,522
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $6,098
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 26.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $85,413
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $48,321
Persons in poverty, percent
8.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 1,261
Total employment, 2020 14,714
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 509,614
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 3.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 4,607
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,160
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 734
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 188
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 22
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,013
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 940
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 2,104.8
Population per square mile, 2010 2,064.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 24.13
Land area in square miles, 2010 24.16
FIPS Code 44001
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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280,000
560,000
840,000
1,120,000
Bristol County, Rhode Island
50,818
Washington County, Rhode Island
130,592
Newport County, Rhode Island
85,264
Kent County, Rhode Island
170,715
Rhode Island
1,095,610
0
280,000
560,000
840,000
1,120,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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