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

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Table

Providence County, Rhode Island
Bristol County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Kent County, Rhode Island
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
658,221
50,818
1,096,985
170,715
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
1,093,734
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
658,221
50,818
1,096,985
170,715
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
NA
1,097,371
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
660,741
50,793
1,097,371
170,363
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
NA
-0.3%
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-0.4%
Z
0.0%
0.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 660,741 50,793 1,097,379 170,363
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 626,667 49,875 1,052,567 166,158
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.4%
3.7%
4.9%
4.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.3%
18.1%
19.1%
18.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.0%
20.6%
18.1%
19.8%
Female persons, percent
50.9%
51.5%
51.0%
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
77.3%
93.3%
83.1%
91.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.0%
1.6%
8.8%
2.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.5%
0.3%
1.2%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.5%
2.7%
3.7%
3.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.1%
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.5%
2.0%
3.0%
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
25.0%
3.6%
17.1%
6.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
59.0%
90.4%
70.4%
86.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 24,564 2,262 52,066 11,027
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 19.4% 9.9% 14.2% 6.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 277,362 21,559 484,902 76,323
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 55.7% 72.4% 62.3% 70.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $266,700 $379,000 $292,600 $264,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,881 $2,343 $1,952 $1,910
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $745 $938 $778 $769
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,062 $1,141 $1,097 $1,149
Building permits, 2021 540 60 1,392 291
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 249,592 19,273 426,769 71,737
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.53 2.42 2.46 2.34
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 88.3% 88.0% 88.6% 90.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 31.7% 12.9% 22.4% 9.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 91.1% 91.1% 92.1% 92.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 86.6% 88.3% 88.2% 89.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 86.2% 91.6% 89.1% 92.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 30.6% 49.5% 35.3% 32.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 10.7% 7.0% 9.9% 10.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.4%
3.1%
5.1%
3.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 65.2% 63.2% 64.9% 66.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 61.8% 59.5% 61.2% 61.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,995,094 95,343 3,617,892 523,077
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,916,084 156,954 9,574,038 1,363,802
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 706,237 24,145 1,366,689 469,237
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,772,846 297,522 13,843,531 3,554,648
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $10,674 $6,098 $13,103 $21,720
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 25.1 25.7 25.3 25.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $65,797 $95,102 $74,489 $79,880
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $34,889 $51,917 $39,603 $43,050
Persons in poverty, percent
14.3%
7.5%
11.4%
8.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 15,932 1,261 28,586 4,645
Total employment, 2020 275,501 14,714 445,846 71,352
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 14,355,260 509,614 22,496,838 3,473,630
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.9% 3.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 47,388 4,607 85,116 12,485
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 13,310 1,160 23,291 4,181
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,213 734 14,406 2,575
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,208 188 4,084 659
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,292 22 1,661 182
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,536 1,013 19,404 3,482
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 866 S 1,566 275
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 10,664 940 18,963 3,302
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,613.6 2,104.8 1,061.4 1,010.7
Population per square mile, 2010 1,530.3 2,064.0 1,018.1 985.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 409.48 24.13 1,033.89 168.57
Land area in square miles, 2010 409.50 24.16 1,033.81 168.53
FIPS Code 44007 44001 44 44003
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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