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

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Table

Providence County, Rhode Island
Kent County, Rhode Island
Washington County, Rhode Island
Newport County, Rhode Island
Bristol County, Rhode Island
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
657,424
171,134
130,256
84,721
50,307
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
660,615
171,278
129,982
83,832
50,255
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
657,424
171,134
130,256
84,721
50,307
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
660,728
170,360
129,845
85,649
50,789
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
660,728
170,360
129,845
85,649
50,789
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
0.0%
0.5%
0.1%
-2.1%
-1.1%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
-1.1%
-0.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 660,741 170,363 129,839 85,643 50,793
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 626,667 166,158 126,979 82,888 49,875
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.4%
4.5%
3.5%
4.0%
3.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.0%
18.0%
15.1%
15.8%
17.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.5%
20.6%
23.5%
25.5%
21.4%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.1%
51.3%
50.5%
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
77.0%
90.4%
93.2%
89.9%
93.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.2%
3.2%
1.6%
4.3%
1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.6%
0.6%
0.9%
0.6%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.4%
3.2%
2.2%
2.0%
2.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.1%
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.5%
2.6%
2.1%
3.0%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
25.5%
7.2%
3.8%
6.2%
3.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
58.4%
85.0%
90.2%
85.3%
90.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 23,320 10,987 7,078 6,730 2,355
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 19.7% 6.7% 4.6% 6.8% 9.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 277,754 76,568 66,432 43,668 21,607
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 55.8% 72.1% 76.8% 66.8% 73.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $310,500 $306,000 $436,000 $503,700 $443,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,001 $2,085 $2,244 $2,576 $2,502
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $814 $821 $875 $963 $972
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,161 $1,226 $1,284 $1,544 $1,264
Building permits, 2022 640 226 322 124 59
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 253,635 72,199 51,426 35,786 19,173
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.48 2.33 2.39 2.28 2.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 88.1% 90.5% 90.8% 87.2% 89.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 31.7% 9.1% 5.5% 9.2% 12.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 92.0% 93.5% 95.1% 95.3% 92.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 87.4% 90.6% 93.2% 91.9% 90.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 86.3% 92.7% 94.9% 94.8% 93.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 31.2% 33.6% 48.6% 52.1% 51.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.6% 10.6% 6.7% 7.5% 6.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.6%
4.0%
3.7%
3.7%
3.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 65.0% 66.2% 62.6% 61.3% 63.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 61.6% 61.4% 58.3% 58.6% 60.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,995,094 523,077 438,373 566,005 95,343
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,916,084 1,363,802 741,181 396,017 156,954
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 706,237 469,237 88,903 78,167 24,145
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,772,846 3,554,648 2,093,363 1,125,152 297,522
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $10,674 $21,720 $16,550 $13,540 $6,098
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 25.2 25.4 26.7 23.1 26.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $72,579 $85,732 $99,510 $96,319 $105,875
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $38,191 $46,564 $50,008 $58,280 $56,739
Persons in poverty, percent
14.0%
7.4%
6.5%
7.2%
6.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 16,116 4,678 3,724 2,784 1,309
Total employment, 2021 254,341 66,074 41,638 30,381 13,234
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 15,465,883 3,649,634 2,322,811 1,666,564 573,096
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -7.7% -7.4% -6.3% -7.1% -10.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2021 49,126 12,433 12,176 8,264 4,512
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 13,310 4,181 3,188 2,305 1,160
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,213 2,575 1,841 1,269 734
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,208 659 578 474 188
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,292 182 88 S 22
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,536 3,482 2,719 1,928 1,013
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 866 275 200 168 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,664 3,302 2,535 1,769 940
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,613.6 1,010.7 394.3 836.1 2,104.8
Population per square mile, 2010 1,530.3 985.9 385.7 809.6 2,064.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 409.48 168.57 329.28 102.43 24.13
Land area in square miles, 2010 409.50 168.53 329.24 102.39 24.16
FIPS Code 44007 44003 44009 44005 44001
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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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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