Rhode Island State Guides

Rhode Island Information, Demograpgics, Realestate, Finance, Education, Media, Town and City

State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of Rhode Island.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in Rhode Island: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in Rhode Island.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of Rhode Island.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of Rhode Island.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive Rhode Island Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the Rhode Island population is 1,057,231 and in 2018 population is 1,056,611, with a change of 0.06%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 0.08%.

Population 20191,057,231
Population 20181,056,611
Population 20171,056,138
Population 20161,054,491
Population 20151,053,661
Population 20141,053,252
Population 20131,051,695
Population 20121,052,471
Population 20111,053,959
Population 20101,056,389

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of Rhode Island is 39.9.

Age Under 5 years54,976
Age 5 to 9 years56,033
Age 10 to 14 years59,205
Age 15 to 19 years72,949
Age 20 to 24 years77,178
Age 25 to 34 years144,841
Age 35 to 44 years123,696
Age 45 to 54 years142,726
Age 55 to 59 years76,121
Age 60 to 64 years70,834
Age 65 to 74 years100,437
Age 75 to 84 years51,804
Age 85 years and over26,431

16.83% percent of people in Rhode Island are aged 65 years and over. 19.61% percent of people are aged under 18 years in Rhode Island.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0 years while compared to 2010 changed 1 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201939.9
Median Age 201839.9
Median Age 201739.9
Median Age 201639.9
Median Age 201539.7
Median Age 201439.7
Median Age 201339.6
Median Age 201239.4
Median Age 201139.1
Median Age 201038.9


In Rhode Island, 72.0% people are white alone and 2.4% people are with two and more races.

White alone761,206
Black or African American alone60,262
Asian alone34,889
Two or more races25,374
American Indian and Alaska Native alone3,172
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone1,057

Hispanic or Latino

15.4% people are Hispanic or Latino and 1.1% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino104,666
Puerto Rican44,404

Marital Status

Approximately 37.0% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 44.5% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)44.5
Never married37.0

Rhode Island Home Price Index

Rhode Island Home Median value is $261900.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 4.62% and from 2010 to 2019 is -6.64%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$261,900
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$249,800
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$242,200
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$238,200
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$238,000
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$241,200
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$247,400
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$259,400
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$270,600
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$279,300

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in Rhode Island is $1004.
From 2010 to 2019 12.15% changed in Market rent in Rhode Island.

Median Gross Rent 2019$1004
Median Gross Rent 2018$981
Median Gross Rent 2017$957
Median Gross Rent 2016$938
Median Gross Rent 2015$925
Median Gross Rent 2014$923
Median Gross Rent 2013$918
Median Gross Rent 2012$908
Median Gross Rent 2011$901
Median Gross Rent 2010$882

Fuel Type

Utility gas222,021
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.122,583
Bottled, tank, or LP gas12,342
Other fuel2,714
No fuel used1,356
Coal or coke294
Solar energy142

Annual Household Income

Approximately 19.9% of Rhode Island population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 48.4% of Rhode Island residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 31.8% Rhode Island residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0006.3
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9995.1
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,9998.5
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,9998.0
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,99910.9
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99916.2
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99913.3
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99916.9
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,9997.8
Estimate; $200,000 or more7.1

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 18.26%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$67167
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$63296
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$61043
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$58387
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$56852
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$56423
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$56361
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$56102
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$55975
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$54902

Employment Statistics

Rhode Island unemployment rate is 6.8 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201765.2
Employment/Population Ratio 201760.4
Unemployment Rate 20176.8
Labor Force Participation Rate 201665.3
Employment/Population Ratio 201659.9
Unemployment Rate 20167.7
Labor Force Participation Rate 201565.8
Employment/Population Ratio 201559.9
Unemployment Rate 20158.5
Labor Force Participation Rate 201465.9
Employment/Population Ratio 201459.3
Unemployment Rate 20149.5

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance146,688
Retail trade62,821
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services55,466
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services54,829
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing36,509
Other services, except public administration24,034
Public administration21,492
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities21,433
Wholesale trade12,688
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,397

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 33% of the Rhode Island population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 87.3% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 73.7% of Rhode Island children enrolled in in public school and 26.3 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 253,795.

College or graduate school90,351
Elementary school (grades 1-8)89,843
High school (grades 9-12)48,475
Nursery school, preschool13,959