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

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Table

Newport County, Rhode Island
Kent County, Rhode Island
Washington County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
83,832
171,278
129,982
1,095,962
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
83,832
171,278
129,982
1,095,962
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
84,721
171,134
130,256
1,093,842
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
85,649
170,360
129,845
1,097,371
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
85,649
170,360
129,845
1,097,371
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
-2.1%
0.5%
0.1%
-0.1%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-1.1%
0.5%
0.3%
-0.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 85,643 170,363 129,839 1,097,379
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 82,888 166,158 126,979 1,052,567
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.0%
4.5%
3.5%
4.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
15.8%
18.0%
15.1%
18.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
25.5%
20.6%
23.5%
18.9%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
51.1%
51.3%
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
89.9%
90.4%
93.2%
82.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.3%
3.2%
1.6%
9.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
0.6%
0.9%
1.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.0%
3.2%
2.2%
3.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Z
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
3.0%
2.6%
2.1%
3.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.2%
7.2%
3.8%
17.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.3%
85.0%
90.2%
69.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 6,730 10,987 7,078 50,470
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 6.8% 6.7% 4.6% 14.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 43,668 76,568 66,432 486,029
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 66.8% 72.1% 76.8% 62.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $503,700 $306,000 $436,000 $343,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,576 $2,085 $2,244 $2,110
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $963 $821 $875 $842
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,544 $1,226 $1,284 $1,195
Building permits, 2022 124 226 322 1,371
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 35,786 72,199 51,426 432,219
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.28 2.33 2.39 2.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 87.2% 90.5% 90.8% 88.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 9.2% 9.1% 5.5% 22.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.3% 93.5% 95.1% 92.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 91.9% 90.6% 93.2% 89.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 94.8% 92.7% 94.9% 89.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 52.1% 33.6% 48.6% 36.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 7.5% 10.6% 6.7% 9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
3.7%
4.0%
3.7%
5.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 61.3% 66.2% 62.6% 64.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 58.6% 61.4% 58.3% 60.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 566,005 523,077 438,373 3,617,892
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 396,017 1,363,802 741,181 9,574,038
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 78,167 469,237 88,903 1,366,689
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,125,152 3,554,648 2,093,363 13,843,531
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,540 $21,720 $16,550 $13,103
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 23.1 25.4 26.7 25.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $96,319 $85,732 $99,510 $81,370
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $58,280 $46,564 $50,008 $43,324
Persons in poverty, percent
7.2%
7.4%
6.5%
10.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 2,784 4,678 3,724 28,989
Total employment, 2021 30,381 66,074 41,638 412,761
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 1,666,564 3,649,634 2,322,811 24,227,504
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -7.1% -7.4% -6.3% -7.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 8,264 12,433 12,176 86,511
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,305 4,181 3,188 23,291
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,269 2,575 1,841 14,406
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 474 659 578 4,084
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S 182 88 1,661
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,928 3,482 2,719 19,404
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 168 275 200 1,566
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,769 3,302 2,535 18,963
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 836.1 1,010.7 394.3 1,061.4
Population per square mile, 2010 809.6 985.9 385.7 1,018.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 102.43 168.57 329.28 1,033.89
Land area in square miles, 2010 102.39 168.53 329.24 1,033.81
FIPS Code 44005 44003 44009 44
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.

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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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