Kent County, RI

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2020 Population
164,122
0.154% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jack Reed
Democratic Party
US Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
43.8
0.228% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
8.12%
6.86% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$75,857
3.18% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$247,700
4.82% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, N/A had a population of 164k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $75,857. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kent County, RI grew from 163,869 to 164,122, a 0.154% increase and its median household income grew from $73,521 to $75,857, a 3.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in undefined are White (Non-Hispanic) (89%), White (Hispanic) (3.04%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.55%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.9%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%).

None of the households in N/A reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.4% of the residents in N/A are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kent County, RI are Community College of Rhode Island (2,329 degrees awarded in 2020) and New England Institute of Technology (1,145 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in N/A was $247,700, and the homeownership rate was 70.2%.

Most people in N/A drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in N/A was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

N/A is home to a population of 164k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.8% of Kent County, RI residents were born outside of the country (11.2k people).

In 2018, there were 29.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (146k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.98k White (Hispanic) and 4.18k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.4%
2020 Citizenship
97.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.4% of Kent County, RI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in N/A was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in undefined
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    146k ± 189
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.98k ± 420
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    4.18k ± 230
4.65%
Hispanic Population
7.62k people

In 2018, there were 29.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (146k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.98k White (Hispanic) and 4.18k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.65% of the people in N/A are hispanic (7.62k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in N/A as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.8%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.2k people
6.34%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people

As of 2020, 6.8% of Kent County, RI residents (11.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in N/A was 6.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,082 ± 408
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,780 ± 366
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,113 ± 251

N/A has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Occupations

87.7k
2020 Value
± 2,352
−0.897%
1 Year decline
± 3.67%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in N/A declined at a rate of −0.897%, from 88.5k employees to 87.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in N/A, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,453 people), Management Occupations (9,332 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (9,222 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of N/A.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

87.7k
2020 Value
± 2,352
−0.897%
1 Year decline
± 3.67%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in N/A declined at a rate of −0.897%, from 88.5k employees to 87.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in N/A, are Health Care & Social Assistance (14,185 people), Retail Trade (10,591 people), and Manufacturing (9,161 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of N/A, though some of these residents may live in N/A and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,428
Median earning men ± $1,822
$40,522
Median earning women ± $876

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($81,162), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,775), and Wholesale Trade ($64,805).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($64,667), Manufacturing ($55,929), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,489).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Rhode Island. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Rhode Island.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Rhode Island to other states, or from other states to Rhode Island.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $12.6B
  2. $10.2B
  3. $6.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Rhode Island product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $12.6B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($10.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($6.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Rhode Island products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$57.4B
2020 Value in Rhode Island
$99.7B
Projected 2050 Value in Rhode Island
73.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Rhode Island trade was $57.4B. This is expected to increase 73.8% to $99.7B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Rhode Island trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Rhode Island to other states, or from other states to Rhode Island.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $12.4B
  2. $4.56B
  3. $2.87B

In 2020, the top outbound Rhode Island domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $12.4B, followed by Connecticut with $4.56B and New York and $2.87B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Rhode Island shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kent County, RI went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

learningEducation

In 2020, universities in Kent County, RI awarded 3,474 degrees. The student population of Kent County, RI in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 6,499 male students and 9,216 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kent County, RI are White (1,784 and 51.7%), followed by Unknown (757 and 21.9%), Hispanic or Latino (461 and 13.4%), and Black or African American (177 and 5.13%).

The largest universities in Kent County, RI by number of degrees awarded are Community College of Rhode Island (2,329 and 67%) and New England Institute of Technology (1,145 and 33%).

The most popular majors in Kent County, RI are General Studies (1,255 and 36.1%), Registered Nursing (413 and 11.9%), and General Business (112 and 3.22%).

The median tuition cost in Kent County, RI for private four year colleges is $30,000.

Educational Pyramid

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Educational Attainment

Race

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in N/A was $247,700 in 2020, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $236,300 to $247,700, a 4.82% increase. The homeownership rate in N/A is 70.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in N/A have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in N/A is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in N/A is $75,857. In 2020, the N/A with the highest Median Household Income in N/A was Census Tract 209.03 with a value of $154,522, followed by Census Tract 209.04 and Census Tract 216, with respective values of $144,286 and $130,104.

Property

$247,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,486
$49,214
Median Property Taxes
±$1,398
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Rent vs Own

70.2%
Homeownership
2020
61%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70.2% of the housing units in N/A were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.1%.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$75,857
Median Household Income
± $2,022
70.1k
Number of Households
± 2,110

In 2020, the median household income of the 70.1k households in N/A grew to $75,857 from the previous year's value of $73,521.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (84.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.47%)
  3. Worked At Home (5%)

In 2020, 84.7% of workers in N/A drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.47%) and those who worked at home (5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number
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Poverty & Diversity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in N/A is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Per capita personal health care spending in Rhode Island was $9,551 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($9,160).

Primary care physicians in Kent County, RI see 1146 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.29% decrease from the previous year (1161 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1304 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 299 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,146 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kent County, RI

Primary care physicians in Kent County, RI see an average of 1,146 patients per year. This represents a 1.29% decrease from the previous year (1,161 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kent County, RI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Rhode Island across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.8% under 18 years, 19.4% between 18 and 34 years, 42.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

2.98%
Uninsured
57%
Employer Coverage
13.6%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
1.16%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in N/A declined by 11.2% from 3.36% to 2.98%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in N/A changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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