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United States; Rhode Island; Pennsylvania

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Table

United States
Rhode Island
Pennsylvania
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
60.1%
71.4%
75.7%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 328,239,523 1,059,361 12,801,989
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 308,758,105 1,052,964 12,702,868
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6.3% 0.6% 0.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,745,538 1,052,567 12,702,379
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
5.1%
5.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.3%
19.3%
20.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.5%
17.7%
18.7%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
51.3%
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
76.3%
83.6%
81.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.4%
8.5%
12.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
1.1%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.9%
3.7%
3.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.8%
2.9%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.5%
16.3%
7.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
60.1%
71.4%
75.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 18,611,432 57,524 782,682
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 13.5% 13.6% 6.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 139,684,244 470,168 5,732,628
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 63.8% 60.3% 69.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $204,900 $249,800 $174,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,558 $1,838 $1,474
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $490 $724 $531
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,023 $981 $915
Building permits, 2019 1,386,048 1,400 23,539
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 119,730,128 410,885 5,025,132
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.63 2.47 2.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 85.5% 87.2% 87.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 21.5% 22.1% 11.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 88.8% 87.6% 86.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 80.4% 81.8% 79.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 87.7% 88.0% 90.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 31.5% 33.3% 30.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 8.6% 9.8% 9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.5%
4.8%
7.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.9% 64.4% 62.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.2% 60.6% 58.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 708,138,598 2,481,314 23,504,192
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,040,441,203 8,223,005 96,329,248
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,696,729,632 11,262,158 231,396,178
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,208,023,478 22,310,389 191,170,147
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,219,821,871 12,063,865 178,794,945
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,443 $11,486 $14,008
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 26.6 24.8 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $60,293 $63,296 $59,445
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $32,621 $34,619 $32,889
Persons in poverty, percent
10.5%
10.8%
12.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 7,912,405 28,748 303,492
Total employment, 2018 130,881,471 442,449 5,478,025
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 7,097,310,272 22,302,643 282,597,235
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.8% 1.5% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 26,485,532 83,145 865,041
All firms, 2012 27,626,360 94,642 975,453
Men-owned firms, 2012 14,844,597 54,651 579,400
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,878,397 30,484 304,803
Minority-owned firms, 2012 7,952,386 14,737 131,512
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 18,987,918 77,042 818,858
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,521,682 9,904 97,969
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 24,070,685 79,837 837,792
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 87.4 1,018.1 283.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,531,905.43 1,033.81 44,742.70
FIPS Code 1 44 42
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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