Washington County PUMA, RI

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
126,139
0.0627% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jack Reed
Democratic Party
US Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
45
0.897% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.18%
5.08% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$86,970
1.68% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$359,300
4.75% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
61,258
0.0163% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Washington County PUMA, RI had a population of 126k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $86,970. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Washington County PUMA, RI grew from 126,060 to 126,139, a 0.0627% increase and its median household income grew from $85,531 to $86,970, a 1.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Washington County PUMA, RI are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), White (Hispanic) (2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.79%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.11%).

6.01% of the households in Washington County PUMA, 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.

98.2% 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 (4,765 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Washington County PUMA, RI was $359,300, and the homeownership rate was 75.1%. Most people in Washington County PUMA, RI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington County PUMA, RI was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Washington County PUMA, RI is home to a population of 126k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.9% of Washington County PUMA, RI residents were born outside of the country (6.18k people).

In 2020, there were 43.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Washington County PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.65k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.53k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Washington County PUMA, RI are Spanish (1,978 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (994 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (839 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Washington County PUMA, RI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    115k ± 184
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.65k ± 215
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.53k ± 348
3.34%
Hispanic Population
4.21k people

In 2020, there were 43.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (115k people) in Washington County PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.65k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.53k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.34% of the people in Washington County PUMA, RI are hispanic (4.21k people).

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,978 households (1.63%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    994 households (0.819%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    839 households (0.691%)

6.01% of the households in Washington County PUMA, RI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Washington County PUMA, RI was Spanish. 1.63% of the households in Washington County PUMA, RI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
6.18k people
4.79%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.04k people

As of 2020, 4.9% of Washington County PUMA, RI residents (6.18k 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 Washington County PUMA, RI was 4.79%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

45
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4

In 2020, the median age of all people in Washington County PUMA, RI was 45. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Washington County PUMA, RI are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Washington County PUMA, RI residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    856 ± 716 people
  2. Mexico
    499 ± 547 people
  3. Italy
    294 ± 420 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington County PUMA, RI was China, the natal country of 856 Washington County PUMA, RI residents, followed by Mexico with 499 and Italy with 294.

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Citizenship

98.2%
2020 Citizenship
98.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.2% of Washington County PUMA, RI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, 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
    3,129 ± 385
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,228 ± 301
  3. Korea
    722 ± 136

Washington County PUMA, RI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Rhode Island, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Rhode Island (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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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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Economy

Median household income in Washington County PUMA, RI is $86,970. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Washington County PUMA, RI was Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $86,970, followed by Newport & Bristol CountiesNewport City PUMA, RI and Kent CountyWarwick City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $84,552 and $75,857.

Males in Washington County PUMA, RI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,546. The income inequality in Washington County PUMA, RI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Washington County PUMA, RI employs 61.3k people. The largest industries in Washington County PUMA, RI are Restaurants & Food Services (4,579 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,550 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,065 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($185,985), Air transportation ($171,444), and Couriers & messengers ($150,650).

Wages

Median Household Income

$86,970
2020 value
± $3,651
1.68%
1 Year Growth
± 4.75%

Households in Washington County PUMA, RI have a median annual income of $86,970, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $85,531 in 2019, which represents a 1.68% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$85,848
Average Male Salary in Washington County PUMA, RI
± $12,237
$64,546
Average Female Salary in Washington County PUMA, RI
± $9,234

In 2020, full-time male employees in Washington County PUMA, RI made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Washington County PUMA, RI by number of full-time 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
    $73,508 ± $67,486
  2. White
    $63,060 ± $6,844
  3. Two or More Races
    $47,950 ± $51,456

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Washington County PUMA, RI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 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

0.477
2020 Wage GINI in Washington County PUMA, RI
0.484
2019 Wage GINI in Washington County PUMA, RI

In 2020, the income inequality in Washington County PUMA, RI was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.39% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Washington County PUMA, RI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington County PUMA, RI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washington County PUMA, RI was Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $86,970, followed by Newport & Bristol CountiesNewport City PUMA, RI and Kent CountyWarwick City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $84,552 and $75,857.

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 Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington County PUMA, RI (9.85k out of 120k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 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
    8,384 ± 982
  2. Hispanic
    581 ± 243
  3. Black
    438 ± 196

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

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

61.3k
2020 Value
0.0163%
1 Year growth
± 0.0163%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Washington County PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 0.0163%, from 61.2k employees to 61.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington County PUMA, RI, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,108 people), Other managers (1,904 people), and Cashiers (1,791 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 (2,108 people), Other managers (1,904 people), and Cashiers (1,791 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 (38.5 times higher than expected), Ship & boat captains & operators (6.08 times), and Lifeguards & other recreational, & all other protective service workers (4.6 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 ($327,114), Physicians ($226,598), and Sales managers ($203,370).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

61.3k
2020 Value
0.0163%
1 Year growth
± 0.0163%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Washington County PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 0.0163%, from 61.2k employees to 61.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington County PUMA, RI, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,579 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,550 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,065 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 (4,579 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,550 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4,065 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Washington County PUMA, RI has an unusually high number of Fishing, hunting & trapping (29.4 times higher than expected), Ship & boat building (15.8 times), and Fabric mills, except knitting mills (6.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Washington County PUMA, RI, by average salary, are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($185,985), Air transportation ($171,444), and Couriers & messengers ($150,650).

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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. $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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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%). The most partisan county was Newport County, RI with 63.9% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Rhode Island
59.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Rhode Island
  1. 63.9% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 63.5% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 60.5% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Rhode Island was Newport County, RI with 63.9% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Rhode Island over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 2020, universities in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI awarded 4,765 degrees. The student population of South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI is skewed towards women, with 7,532 male students and 10,117 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI are White (3,508 and 74.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (385 and 8.22%), Unknown (256 and 5.46%), and Asian (227 and 4.84%).

The largest universities in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI by number of degrees awarded are University of Rhode Island (4,765 and 100%).

The most popular majors in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI are Registered Nursing (362 and 7.6%), General Psychology (274 and 5.75%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (212 and 4.45%).

The median tuition cost in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI for a public four year colleges is $12,922 for in-state students and $30,496 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 206 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 362 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 269 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 206 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
4,765 degrees awarded
$12,922
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Rhode Island with 4,765 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

1,962
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,803
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 1,962 men were awarded degrees from institutions in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI, which is 0.7 times less than the 2,803 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,508 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    385 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    256 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI was White students. These 3,508 degrees mean that there were 9.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 385 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington County PUMA, RI was $359,300 in 2020, which is 1.56 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $343,000 to $359,300, a 4.75% increase. The homeownership rate in Washington County PUMA, RI is 75.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Washington County PUMA, RI have an average commute time of 27.3 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

$359,300
2020 Median
± $6,979
$343,000
2019 Median
± $5,606

In 2020, the median property value in Washington County PUMA, RI grew to to $359,300 from the previous year's value of $343,000.

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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$86,970
Median Household Income
± $3,651
50.2k
Number of Households
± 1,661

In 2020, the median household income of the 50.2k households in Washington County PUMA, RI grew to $86,970 from the previous year's value of $85,531.

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

75.1%
2020 Homeownership
74%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 75.1% of the housing units in Washington County PUMA, RI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Washington County PUMA, RI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington County PUMA, RI have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.72% 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.68%)
  3. Carpooled (5.61%)

In 2020, 82.3% of workers in Washington County PUMA, RI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.68%) and those who carpooled to work (5.61%).

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 false.

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Health

97.6% of the population of Washington County PUMA, RI has health coverage, with 56% on employee plans, 9.12% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 1.67% 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

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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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Rhode Island.
$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

2.39%
Uninsured
56%
Employer Coverage
9.12%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
1.67%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington County PUMA, RI declined by 9.26% from 2.63% to 2.39%.

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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