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Table

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