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0.07% decline
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Median Household Income
2.05% growth
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0.89% decline
Median Property Value
1.12% growth

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The economy of Washington County, RI employs 64,246 people. The economy of Washington County, RI is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Educational Services, which employ respectively 1.94; 1.7; and 1.48 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Washington County, RI are Healthcare & Social Assistance (9,639), Educational Services (8,848), and Retail trade (6,567), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,250), Finance & Insurance ($64,375), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($63,246).

Median household income in Washington County, RI is $74,302. Males in Washington County, RI have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,902. The income inequality of Washington County, RI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Washington County, RI. In Washington County, RI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 93 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,654. Providence County, RI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Rhode Island.


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Washington County, RI is home to a population of 126,319 people, from which 98.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Washington County, RI is composed of 115,575 White residents (91.5%), 3,652 Hispanic residents (2.89%), 2,325 Asian residents (1.84%), 1,874 Black residents (1.48%), and 1,634 Two+ residents (1.29%). The most common foreign languages in Washington County, RI are Spanish (2,131 speakers), Italian (1,413 speakers), and Chinese (886 speakers), but compared to other places, Washington County, RI has a relative high number of Italian (1,413 speakers), Portuguese (522 speakers), and Scandinavian (94 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Washington County, RI awarded 3,884 degrees. The student population of Washington County, RI is skewed towards females, with 1,643 male students and 2,241 female students. Most students in Washington County, RI are White (2,767 and 71.2%), followed by Unknown (464 and 11.9%), Hispanic or Latino (214 and 5.51%), and Black or African American (158 and 4.07%). The largest universities in Washington County, RI by number of graduates are University of Rhode Island (3,884 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Washington County, RI are Registered Nursing (230 and 5.92%), General Psychology (203 and 5.23%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (168 and 4.33%). The median tuition costs in Washington County, RI are N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,128 and $27,118 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington County, RI is $315,100, which is 1.54 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $311,600 to $315,100, a 1.12% increase. The homeownership rate of Washington County, RI is 72.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Washington County, RI have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Washington County, RI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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