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Table

Washington County, Rhode Island
Bristol County, Rhode Island
Providence County, Rhode Island
Kent County, Rhode Island
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
130,330
50,360
657,288
171,275
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
130,330
50,360
657,288
171,275
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
129,836
50,786
660,739
170,358
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
NA
NA
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
0.4%
-0.8%
-0.5%
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 129,839 50,793 660,741 170,363
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 126,979 49,875 626,667 166,158
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
3.5%
3.6%
5.4%
4.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
15.1%
17.5%
20.0%
18.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.5%
21.4%
16.5%
20.6%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
51.5%
50.8%
51.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.2%
93.1%
77.0%
90.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.6%
1.6%
13.2%
3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.9%
0.3%
1.6%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.2%
2.8%
4.4%
3.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.3%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.1%
2.0%
3.5%
2.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.8%
3.7%
25.5%
7.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.2%
90.1%
58.4%
85.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 7,078 2,355 23,320 10,987
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 4.6% 9.9% 19.7% 6.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 66,432 21,607 277,754 76,568
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 76.8% 73.2% 55.8% 72.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $436,000 $443,700 $310,500 $306,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $2,244 $2,502 $2,001 $2,085
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $875 $972 $814 $821
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $1,284 $1,264 $1,161 $1,226
Building permits, 2022 322 59 640 226
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 51,426 19,173 253,635 72,199
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.39 2.44 2.48 2.33
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.8% 89.4% 88.1% 90.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 5.5% 12.5% 31.7% 9.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 95.1% 92.9% 92.0% 93.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 93.2% 90.8% 87.4% 90.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 94.9% 93.3% 86.3% 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 48.6% 51.4% 31.2% 33.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 6.7% 6.8% 10.6% 10.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
3.7%
3.3%
5.6%
4.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 62.6% 63.4% 65.0% 66.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 58.3% 60.8% 61.6% 61.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 438,373 95,343 1,995,094 523,077
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 741,181 156,954 6,916,084 1,363,802
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 88,903 24,145 706,237 469,237
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,093,363 297,522 6,772,846 3,554,648
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,550 $6,098 $10,674 $21,720
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 26.7 26.0 25.2 25.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $99,510 $105,875 $72,579 $85,732
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $50,008 $56,739 $38,191 $46,564
Persons in poverty, percent
6.5%
6.9%
14.0%
7.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 3,724 1,309 16,116 4,678
Total employment, 2021 41,638 13,234 254,341 66,074
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 2,322,811 573,096 15,465,883 3,649,634
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -6.3% -10.1% -7.7% -7.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 11,675 4,414 46,324 12,001
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,188 1,160 13,310 4,181
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,841 734 8,213 2,575
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 578 188 2,208 659
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 88 22 1,292 182
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,719 1,013 10,536 3,482
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 200 S 866 275
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,535 940 10,664 3,302
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 394.3 2,104.8 1,613.6 1,010.7
Population per square mile, 2010 385.7 2,064.0 1,530.3 985.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 329.28 24.13 409.48 168.57
Land area in square miles, 2010 329.24 24.16 409.50 168.53
FIPS Code 44009 44001 44007 44003
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.

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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