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Kent County, Rhode Island; Bristol County, Rhode Island; Rhode Island

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Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)

Kent County, Rhode Island
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
171,275
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
171,275
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
170,358
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 170,363
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 166,158
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.6%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
90.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 10,987
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 6.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 76,568
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 72.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $306,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,085
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $821
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,226
Building permits, 2022 226
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 72,199
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.33
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 9.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 93.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 90.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 33.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
4.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 61.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 523,077
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,363,802
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 469,237
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,554,648
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $21,720
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 25.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $85,732
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $46,564
Persons in poverty, percent
7.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 4,678
Total employment, 2021 66,074
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 3,649,634
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -7.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 12,001
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,181
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,575
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 659
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 182
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,482
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 275
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,302
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,010.7
Population per square mile, 2010 985.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 168.57
Land area in square miles, 2010 168.53
FIPS Code 44003
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
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43,000
86,000
129,000
172,000
Kent County, Rhode Island
171,275
Bristol County, Rhode Island
50,360
Rhode Island
1,093,842
0
43,000
86,000
129,000
172,000
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

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., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 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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