Washington County PUMA, RI

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
126,060
0.144% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jack Reed
Democratic Party
US Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
44.6
0.225% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
8.62%
7.99% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$85,531
5.2% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$343,000
4.48% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
61,248
0.694% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Washington County PUMA, RI had a population of 126k people with a median age of 44.6 and a median household income of $85,531. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Washington County PUMA, RI declined from 126,242 to 126,060, a −0.144% decrease and its median household income grew from $81,301 to $85,531, a 5.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Washington County PUMA, RI are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.9%), White (Hispanic) (1.93%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.91%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.63%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.26%). 6.19% of the households in Washington County PUMA, RI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.3% of the residents in Washington County PUMA, RI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI are University of Rhode Island (4,586 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Washington County PUMA, RI was $343,000, and the homeownership rate was 74%. Most people in Washington County PUMA, RI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington County PUMA, RI was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Washington County PUMA, RI is home to a population of 126k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 7.61% of Washington County PUMA, RI residents were born outside of the country (9.6k people).

In 2019, there were 47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Washington County PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.44k White (Hispanic) and 2.41k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Washington County PUMA, RI are Spanish (2,238 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (902 speakers), and Italian (871 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Washington County PUMA, RI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    115k ± 204
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.44k ± 374
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.41k ± 295
3.2%
Hispanic Population
4.04k people

In 2019, there were 47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Washington County PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.44k White (Hispanic) and 2.41k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.2% of the people in Washington County PUMA, RI are hispanic (4.04k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,238 speakers (1.84%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    902 speakers (0.743%)
  3. Italian
    871 speakers (0.718%)

6.19% of Washington County PUMA, RI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Washington County PUMA, RI was Spanish. 1.84% of the overall population of Washington County PUMA, RI are native Spanish speakers. 0.743% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.718% speak Italian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.61%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
9.6k people
4.79%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
6.04k people

As of 2019, 7.61% of Washington County PUMA, RI residents (9.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Washington County PUMA, RI was 4.79%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Washington County PUMA, RI was 44.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Washington County PUMA, RI are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Washington County PUMA, RI residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    914 ± 740 people
  2. Italy
    361 ± 466 people
  3. India
    317 ± 437 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington County PUMA, RI was China, the natal country of 914 Washington County PUMA, RI residents, followed by Italy with 361 and India with 317.

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Citizenship

98.3%
2019 Citizenship
98.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.3% of Washington County PUMA, RI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Washington County PUMA, RI was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,291 ± 304
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,217 ± 290
  3. Korea
    837 ± 164

Washington County PUMA, RI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Washington County PUMA, RI is $85,531. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Washington County PUMA, RI was Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $90,003, followed by Newport & Bristol CountiesNewport City PUMA, RI and Kent CountyWarwick City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $84,876 and $74,474.

Males in Washington County PUMA, RI have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,781. The income inequality in Washington County PUMA, RI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Washington County PUMA, RI employs 61.2k people. The largest industries in Washington County PUMA, RI are Restaurants & Food Services (4,836 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,698 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,732 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($210,428), Real estate property managers, offices of real estate appraisers, and other activities related to real estate ($194,001), and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores ($159,371).

Wages

Median Household Income

$85,531
2019 value
± $2,042
5.2%
1 Year Growth
± 4.16%

Households in Washington County PUMA, RI have a median annual income of $85,531, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $81,301 in 2018, which represents a 5.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$85,157
Average Male Salary in Washington County PUMA, RI
± $12,375
$65,781
Average Female Salary in Washington County PUMA, RI
± $9,329

In 2019, full-time male employees in Washington County PUMA, RI made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Washington County PUMA, RI
  1. Asian
    $63,549 ± $61,871
  2. White
    $61,671 ± $6,814
  3. Two or More Races
    $53,409 ± $66,932

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Washington County PUMA, RI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Washington County PUMA, RI.

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Wage Distribution

0.484
2019 Wage GINI in Washington County PUMA, RI
0.492
2018 Wage GINI in Washington County PUMA, RI

In 2019, the income inequality in Washington County PUMA, RI was 0.484 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.71% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Washington County PUMA, RI was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Washington County PUMA, RI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washington County PUMA, RI was Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $90,003, followed by Newport & Bristol CountiesNewport City PUMA, RI and Kent CountyWarwick City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $84,876 and $74,474.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Washington County PUMA, RI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.62% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington County PUMA, RI (10.4k out of 120k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    8,496 ± 917
  2. Two Or More
    694 ± 268
  3. Hispanic
    676 ± 249

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Washington County PUMA, RI is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

61.2k
2019 Value
0.694%
1 Year growth
± 0.694%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Washington County PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 0.694%, from 60.8k employees to 61.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington County PUMA, RI, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,262 people), Other managers (1,773 people), and Registered nurses (1,509 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washington County PUMA, RI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Washington County PUMA, RI, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,262 people), Other managers (1,773 people), and Registered nurses (1,509 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Washington County PUMA, RI has an unusually high number of residents working as Fishing and hunting workers (27.8 times higher than expected), Ship & boat captains & operators (5.87 times), and Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks (5.15 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Washington County PUMA, RI, by average salary, are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($356,878), Physicians ($228,428), and Real estate brokers & sales agents ($211,026).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

61.2k
2019 Value
0.694%
1 Year growth
± 0.694%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Washington County PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 0.694%, from 60.8k employees to 61.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington County PUMA, RI, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,836 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,698 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,732 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washington County PUMA, RI, though some of these residents may live in Washington County PUMA, RI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Washington County PUMA, RI, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,836 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,698 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (3,732 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Washington County PUMA, RI has an unusually high number of Fishing, hunting & trapping (22.2 times higher than expected), Ship & boat building (18.7 times), and Fuel dealers (6.63 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Washington County PUMA, RI, by average salary, are Air transportation ($210,428), Real estate property managers, offices of real estate appraisers, and other activities related to real estate ($194,001), and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores ($159,371).

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Domestic Trade

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. $15.3B
  2. $8.02B
  3. $7.25B

In 2018, the top outbound Rhode Island product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $15.3B, followed by Mixed freight ($8.02B) and Motorized vehicles ($7.25B).

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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$59.5B
2018 Value in Rhode Island
$79.3B
Projected 2045 Value in Rhode Island
33.3% growth

In 2018, total outbound Rhode Island trade was $59.5B. This is expected to increase 33.3% to $79.3B by 2045.

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. $17.1B
  2. $2.81B
  3. $2.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Rhode Island domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $17.1B, followed by Connecticut with $2.81B and New York and $2.2B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Rhode Island went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 54.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.18%). The most partisan county was Providence County, RI with 57.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Rhode Island
54.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Rhode Island
  1. 57.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 57.3% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 55.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Rhode Island was Providence County, RI with 57.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Rhode Island colored by their party leaning.

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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 2019, universities in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI awarded 4,586 degrees. The student population of South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI is skewed towards women, with 7,566 male students and 9,899 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI are White (3,407 and 75.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (325 and 7.24%), Unknown (254 and 5.66%), and Black or African American (216 and 4.81%).

The largest universities in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI by number of degrees awarded are University of Rhode Island (4,586 and 100%).

The most popular majors in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI are Registered Nursing (377 and 8.22%), General Psychology (242 and 5.28%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (222 and 4.84%).

The median tuition costs in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $12,590 and $29,710 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 215 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 376 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 233 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 215 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
4,586 degrees awarded
$12,590
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Rhode Island with 4,586 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,832
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,754
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,832 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI, which is 0.665 times less than the 2,754 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,407 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    325 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    254 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI was White students. These 3,407 degrees mean that there were 10.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 325 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington County PUMA, RI was $343,000 in 2019, which is 1.43 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $328,300 to $343,000, a 4.48% increase. The homeownership rate in Washington County PUMA, RI is 74%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Washington County PUMA, RI have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Washington County PUMA, RI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$343,000
2019 Median
± $5,606
$328,300
2018 Median
± $5,446

In 2019, the median property value in Washington County PUMA, RI grew to to $343,000 from the previous year's value of $328,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Washington County PUMA, RI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washington County PUMA, RI the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$85,531
Median Household Income
± $2,042
49.1k
Number of Households
± 1,471

In 2019, the median household income of the 49.1k households in Washington County PUMA, RI grew to $85,531 from the previous year's value of $81,301.

The following chart displays the households in Washington County PUMA, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Washington County PUMA, RI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washington County PUMA, RI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

74%
2019 Homeownership
74.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 74% of the housing units in Washington County PUMA, RI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Washington County PUMA, RI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington County PUMA, RI have a shorter commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.8% of the workforce in Washington County PUMA, RI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.1%)
  2. Carpooled (7.05%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.22%)

In 2019, 83.1% of workers in Washington County PUMA, RI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.05%) and those who worked at home (5.22%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Washington County PUMA, RI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washington County PUMA, RI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

97.4% of the population of Washington County PUMA, RI has health coverage, with 55.8% on employee plans, 9.35% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 1.64% on military or VA plans.

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 Rhode Island see 1006 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.24% decrease from the previous year (1029 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1522 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 236 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11%). Additionally, Kent County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,006 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Rhode Island

Primary care physicians in Rhode Island see an average of 1,006 patients per year. This represents a 2.24% decrease from the previous year (1,029 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,551
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Rhode Island
$4,620
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,934
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,901
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Rhode Island (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $9,160 to $9,551.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.63%
Uninsured
55.8%
Employer Coverage
9.35%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
16.1%
Non-Group
1.64%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington County PUMA, RI declined by 17.7% from 3.2% to 2.63%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Washington County PUMA, RI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11% prevalence
  2. 10.6% prevalence
  3. 8.7% prevalence

Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Rhode Island, at 11%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Rhode Island by county over multiple years.

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