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Table

Kent County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Bristol County, Rhode Island
Washington County, Rhode Island
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
171,275
1,093,842
50,360
130,330
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
1,095,962
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
171,275
1,093,842
50,360
130,330
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
1,097,371
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
170,358
1,097,371
50,786
129,836
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
-0.1%
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.5%
-0.3%
-0.8%
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 170,363 1,097,379 50,793 129,839
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 166,158 1,052,567 49,875 126,979
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.5%
4.8%
3.6%
3.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.0%
18.6%
17.5%
15.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
20.6%
18.9%
21.4%
23.5%
Female persons, percent
51.1%
50.9%
51.5%
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
90.4%
82.8%
93.1%
93.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
3.2%
9.1%
1.6%
1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.6%
1.2%
0.3%
0.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.2%
3.7%
2.8%
2.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Z
Two or More Races, percent
2.6%
3.1%
2.0%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.2%
17.6%
3.7%
3.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
85.0%
69.9%
90.1%
90.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 10,987 50,470 2,355 7,078
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 6.7% 14.4% 9.9% 4.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 76,568 486,029 21,607 66,432
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 72.1% 62.7% 73.2% 76.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $306,000 $343,100 $443,700 $436,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,085 $2,110 $2,502 $2,244
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $821 $842 $972 $875
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,226 $1,195 $1,264 $1,284
Building permits, 2022 226 1,371 59 322
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 72,199 432,219 19,173 51,426
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.33 2.43 2.44 2.39
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.5% 88.8% 89.4% 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 9.1% 22.4% 12.5% 5.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 93.5% 92.9% 92.9% 95.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 90.6% 89.2% 90.8% 93.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 92.7% 89.4% 93.3% 94.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 33.6% 36.3% 51.4% 48.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 10.6% 9.8% 6.8% 6.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
4.0%
5.1%
3.3%
3.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 66.2% 64.5% 63.4% 62.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 61.4% 60.9% 60.8% 58.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 523,077 3,617,892 95,343 438,373
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,363,802 9,574,038 156,954 741,181
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 469,237 1,366,689 24,145 88,903
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,554,648 13,843,531 297,522 2,093,363
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $21,720 $13,103 $6,098 $16,550
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 25.4 25.3 26.0 26.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $85,732 $81,370 $105,875 $99,510
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $46,564 $43,324 $56,739 $50,008
Persons in poverty, percent
7.4%
10.8%
6.9%
6.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 4,678 28,989 1,309 3,724
Total employment, 2021 66,074 412,761 13,234 41,638
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 3,649,634 24,227,504 573,096 2,322,811
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -7.4% -7.4% -10.1% -6.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 12,001 82,340 4,414 11,675
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,181 23,291 1,160 3,188
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,575 14,406 734 1,841
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 659 4,084 188 578
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 182 1,661 22 88
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,482 19,404 1,013 2,719
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 275 1,566 S 200
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,302 18,963 940 2,535
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,010.7 1,061.4 2,104.8 394.3
Population per square mile, 2010 985.9 1,018.1 2,064.0 385.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 168.57 1,033.89 24.13 329.28
Land area in square miles, 2010 168.53 1,033.81 24.16 329.24
FIPS Code 44003 44 44001 44009
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.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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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