Rhode Island People


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Rhode Island is a small state with a population of just over 1.09 million people. It has a population density of 1,022.55 people per square mile, which is much higher than the US average of 93.29 people per square mile. This coastal state has plenty to offer in terms of business and culture for its residents and visitors alike. Local businesses in Rhode Island include the Providence Place Mall, The Newport Mansions, and Warwick Mall. Year-round outdoor activities range from whale watching in Narragansett Bay to visiting the many beaches located all around the state like Newport Beach or Misquamicut State Beach. Other demographic organizations in Rhode Island are the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and Ocean State Business Development Corporation who work to provide support for local businesses throughout the state. Locally recognized sporting events include college football games at Brown University or UMass Dartmouth as well as squash tournaments at Squash On Fire.

The population in Rhode Island is 1,091,949. There are 1,056 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Rhode Island is 40, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Rhode Island is 2.5, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Rhode Island
- 45.6% are married
- 11.2% are divorced
- 28.4% are married with children
- 18.0% have children, but are single
Race in Rhode Island

- 73.2% are White
- 5.5% are Black
- 3.3% are Asian
- 0.4% are Native American
- 0.7% claim Other
- 14.6% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 2.3% Two or more races
- 0.1% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

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Over 3 years ago

Never been and don't want to, also quohog from family guy isn't  More

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I've already been here just less than two weeks and I can tell you now, I will NOT EVER intentionally travel to this state again. I cannot understand where all the  More

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Over 7 years ago

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