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Rhode Island; Providence County, Rhode Island; Bristol County, Rhode Island

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Table

Rhode Island
Providence County, Rhode Island
Bristol County, Rhode Island
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
1,096,985
658,221
50,818
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
1,093,734
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
1,096,985
658,221
50,818
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
1,097,371
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
1,097,371
660,741
50,793
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.3%
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.0%
-0.4%
Z
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 1,097,379 660,741 50,793
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 1,052,567 626,667 49,875
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.9%
5.4%
3.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.1%
20.3%
18.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.1%
16.0%
20.6%
Female persons, percent
51.0%
50.9%
51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
83.1%
77.3%
93.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
8.8%
13.0%
1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.2%
1.5%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.7%
4.5%
2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.3%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.0%
3.5%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
17.1%
25.0%
3.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
70.4%
59.0%
90.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 52,066 24,564 2,262
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 14.2% 19.4% 9.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 484,902 277,362 21,559
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 62.3% 55.7% 72.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $292,600 $266,700 $379,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,952 $1,881 $2,343
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $778 $745 $938
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,097 $1,062 $1,141
Building permits, 2021 1,392 540 60
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 426,769 249,592 19,273
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.46 2.53 2.42
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 88.6% 88.3% 88.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 22.4% 31.7% 12.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 92.1% 91.1% 91.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 88.2% 86.6% 88.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 89.1% 86.2% 91.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 35.3% 30.6% 49.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 9.9% 10.7% 7.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.1%
5.4%
3.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 64.9% 65.2% 63.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 61.2% 61.8% 59.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,617,892 1,995,094 95,343
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 9,574,038 6,916,084 156,954
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,366,689 706,237 24,145
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 13,843,531 6,772,846 297,522
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,103 $10,674 $6,098
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 25.3 25.1 25.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $74,489 $65,797 $95,102
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $39,603 $34,889 $51,917
Persons in poverty, percent
11.4%
14.3%
7.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 28,586 15,932 1,261
Total employment, 2020 445,846 275,501 14,714
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 22,496,838 14,355,260 509,614
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.2% -0.9% 3.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 85,116 47,388 4,607
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 23,291 13,310 1,160
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 14,406 8,213 734
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,084 2,208 188
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,661 1,292 22
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 19,404 10,536 1,013
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,566 866 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 18,963 10,664 940
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,061.4 1,613.6 2,104.8
Population per square mile, 2010 1,018.1 1,530.3 2,064.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 1,033.89 409.48 24.13
Land area in square miles, 2010 1,033.81 409.50 24.16
FIPS Code 44 44007 44001
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., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 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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