Warwick, RI

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2022 Population
82,783
0.142% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jack Reed
Democratic Party
US Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44.5
0.224% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.26%
1.54% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$81,009
5.06% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$294,400
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
42,928
1.05% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Warwick, RI had a population of 82.8k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $81,009. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Warwick, RI grew from 82,666 to 82,783, a 0.142% increase and its median household income grew from $77,110 to $81,009, a 5.06% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Warwick, RI are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%), and White (Hispanic) (2.39%).

None of the households in Warwick, RI 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.

97.6% of the residents in Warwick, RI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Warwick, RI are Community College of Rhode Island (2,161 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Warwick, RI was $294,400, and the homeownership rate was 72.5%.

Most people in Warwick, RI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Warwick, RI was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Historic 1932 Warwick Lighthouse on Narragansett Bay in Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island.

Population & Diversity

Warwick, RI is home to a population of 82.8k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.72% of Warwick, RI residents were born outside of the country (5.56k people).

In 2022, there were 30.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.4k people) in Warwick, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.32k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.26k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Warwick, RI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Warwick, RI was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Warwick, RI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    70.4k ± 832
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.32k ± 419
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.26k ± 397
6.36%
Hispanic Population
5.27k people

In 2022, there were 30.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.4k people) in Warwick, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.32k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.26k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.36% of the people in Warwick, RI are hispanic (5.27k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Warwick, RI as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    34,203 ± 4,469 people
  2. Guatemala
    16,562 ± 3,136 people
  3. Portugal
    12,711 ± 2,752 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rhode Island was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 34,203 Rhode Island residents, followed by Guatemala with 16,562 and Portugal with 12,711.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.72%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.56k people
6.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.71k people

As of 2022, 6.72% of Warwick, RI residents (5.56k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Warwick, RI was 6.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,850 ± 361
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,189 ± 281
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    597 ± 161

Warwick, RI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Warwick, RI employs 42.9k people. The largest industries in Warwick, RI are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,049 people), Retail Trade (4,960 people), and Manufacturing (4,418 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($108,036), Public Administration ($87,559), and Finance & Insurance ($77,762).

Males in Rhode Island have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,610. The income inequality in Rhode Island (measured using the Gini index) is 0.447, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

42.9k
2022 Value
± 1,648
−1.05%
1 Year decline
± 5.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Warwick, RI declined at a rate of −1.05%, from 43.4k employees to 42.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Warwick, RI, are Management Occupations (5,111 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,910 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,304 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Warwick, RI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

42.9k
2022 Value
± 1,648
−1.05%
1 Year decline
± 5.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Warwick, RI declined at a rate of −1.05%, from 43.4k employees to 42.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Warwick, RI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,049 people), Retail Trade (4,960 people), and Manufacturing (4,418 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Warwick, RI, though some of these residents may live in Warwick, RI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,724
Median earning men ± $2,056
$47,298
Median earning women ± $1,818

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($90,159), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,955), and Wholesale Trade ($70,997).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($69,321), Wholesale Trade ($68,587), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,823).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.31%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 488k people employed in Rhode Island. This represents a 1.31% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 20.6%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Rhode Island went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.977%).

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are the senators currently representing the state of Rhode Island. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Rhode Island is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Rhode Island

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Jack Reed
Senator from Rhode Island2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator from Rhode Island1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are the senators currently representing Rhode Island.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Rhode Island

Rhode Island is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Rhode Island have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Warwick, RI awarded 2,161 degrees. The student population of Warwick, RI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,800 male students and 7,463 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Warwick, RI are White (1,357 and 62.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (400 and 18.5%), Black or African American (136 and 6.3%), and Two or More Races (120 and 5.56%).

The largest universities in Warwick, RI by number of degrees awarded are Community College of Rhode Island (2,161 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Warwick, RI are General Studies (1,075 and 49.7%), Registered Nursing (224 and 10.4%), and General Business (112 and 5.18%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 12,263 students enrolled in Warwick, RI, 39.1% men and 60.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,778 records, of which 59.1% were women and 40.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 112 degrees awarded
  2. 1,075 degrees awarded
  3. 224 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Warwick, RI was General Business with 112 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Warwick, RI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,161 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Community College of Rhode Island with 2,161 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 786 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Warwick, RI, which is 0.572 times less than the 1,375 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,357 degrees mean that there were 3.39 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 400 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,624) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($466) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,460) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.16% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.22% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (248k), Some college (184k), and Bachelors Degree (180k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Warwick, RI was $294,400 in 2022, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $253,100 to $294,400, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Warwick, RI is 72.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Warwick, RI have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Warwick, RI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Warwick, RI is $81,009. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Warwick, RI was Census Tract 216 with a value of $140,250, followed by Census Tract 222.01 and Census Tract 219.03, with respective values of $120,144 and $109,837.

Property

$294,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,180
$26,201
Median Property Taxes
±$1,029

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Warwick, RI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Warwick, RI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.5%
Homeownership
2022
59.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.5% of the housing units in Warwick, RI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 216
  2. Census Tract 222.01
  3. Census Tract 219.03

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Warwick, RI was Census Tract 216 with a value of $140,250, followed by Census Tract 222.01 and Census Tract 219.03, with respective values of $120,144 and $109,837.

The following map shows all of the places in Warwick, RI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$81,009
Median Household Income
± $3,447
36.1k
Number of Households
± 1,539

In 2022, the median household income of the 36.1k households in Warwick, RI grew to $81,009 from the previous year's value of $77,110.

The following chart displays the households in Warwick, RI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Warwick, RI is from Rhode Island.
0.447
2022 Wage GINI in Rhode Island
0.451
2021 Wage GINI in Rhode Island

In 2022, the income inequality in Rhode Island was 0.447 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.831% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Rhode Island was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Rhode Island in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.09%)
  3. Carpooled (5.82%)

In 2022, 82.1% of workers in Warwick, RI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.09%) and those who carpooled to work (5.82%).

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Commute Time

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Warwick, RI have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.81% of the workforce in Warwick, RI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Warwick, RI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Warwick, RI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.26% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Warwick, RI (5.97k out of 82.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Warwick, RI 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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Health

96.2% of the population of Warwick, RI has health coverage, with 54.4% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 0.876% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Kent County, RI see 1141 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.436% decrease from the previous year (1146 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1286 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 283 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,141 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kent County, RI

Primary care physicians in Kent County, RI see an average of 1,141 patients per year. This represents a 0.436% decrease from the previous year (1,146 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.7% under 18 years, 19.4% between 18 and 34 years, 40.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 21% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.79%
Uninsured
54.4%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
0.876%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Warwick, RI grew by 1.43% from 3.73% to 3.79%.

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