Rhode Island
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Rhode Island POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Rhode Island Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
1,059,639

Age

PEOPLE OF Rhode Island DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.17
5 To 17 14.77
18 To 24 11.01
25 To 34 13.31
35 To 54 25.94
55 To 64 13.69
65 Years And Over 16.11

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 87.3
College Graduated 33.0
Attending College 7.5

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Rhode Island 33315 28494.652788914907 #BAD532
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Rhode Island 61043 28234.452195934224 #BAD532
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
13.4%

Employment Industries in RI

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.3
Retail 12.0
Education 11.2
Manufacturing 10.8
Accommodation 8.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services 6.0
Construction 5.4
Finance 5.0
Other 4.6
Public Service 4.0
Administration 3.8
Transportation 3.0
Arts 2.6
Wholesale 2.6
Real Estate 1.7
Information Technology 1.6
Utilities 0.6
Agriculture 0.4
Management 0.2
Mining 0.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 73.2
Black Or African American 5.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 3.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 14.6

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 18.0
Italian 17.4
Unclassified 11.3
English 10.2
French 9.6
Portuguese 8.7
German 5.3
French Canadian 5.1
Polish 3.9
Cape Verdean 2.0
Scottish 1.8
Swedish 1.7
Russian 0.9
Greek 0.7
Scots-Irish 0.6
European 0.6
Armenian 0.5
Dutch 0.5
African 0.4
Haitian 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 78.0
Spanish 12.0
Portuguese 3.2
French 1.8
Chinese 0.7
French Creole 0.7
Indic languages 0.6
African languages 0.4
Italian 0.3
Arabic 0.3
German 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
Vietnamese 0.2
Polish 0.2
Laotian 0.1
Russian 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Korean 0.1

Foreign Born RI Residents
13.7%