Rhode Island State
Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.
Rhode Island is the smallest in area, the eighth least populous, but the second most densely populated of the 50 US states behind New Jersey.
Rhode Island is bordered by Connecticut to the west and Massachusetts to the north and east, and it shares a water boundary with New York's Long Island to the southwest.
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Rhode Island Overview
As of 2012, Rhode Island has a total population of 1,054,527 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.55%.
The median home price Rhode Island is $192,360 with the median age of the buyer being 48. Homes in Rhode Island have appreciatied over the last by -13.15%.
Public schools in Rhode Island spend approximately $8,072 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 18.8.
Rhode Island has an unemployment rate of 12.20%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -3.85% with a projected future job growth of 20.10%.
Rhode Island has an average commute time of 24.7 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Rhode Island is a 1 in violent crime and a 4 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Rhode Island, 62.950% of people are Democrats, 35.110% are Republicans and 1.940% are registered Independent.
Rhode Island People
In 2012, the population of Rhode Island was 1,054,527. Rhode Island has a population density of 1,009 (how many people live in one square mile.
Family in Rhode Island
The median age in Rhode Island is 38.9, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.46% of the population of Rhode Island, while females make up 51.54% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Rhode Island is 2.46 people across 412,348. 53.92% of people are married in Rhode Island while 46.08% are single.
|Local Population||Rhode Island||United States|
Rhode Island Economy
|Households by Income||Rhode Island||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||13.20%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||10.29%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||9.82%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||13.61%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||13.30%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||12.93%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||5.57%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||1.43%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.63%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Rhode Island||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||12.58%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||21.48%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||27.05%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.35%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||7.68%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||15.23%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Rhode Island||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-3.85%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||20.10%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$27,969||$26,372|
Rhode Island Housing
As of 2012, Rhode Island consisted of 36.50% renters and 55.52% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -13.15% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Rhode Island Housing||Rhode Island||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$192,360||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||48||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$18.85||$11.20|
|Rhode Island Homes by Value||Rhode Island||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||0.19%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||0.42%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||0.42%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||0.52%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||0.63%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||4.65%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||19.73%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||40.08%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||16.59%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||6.79%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||6.49%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||1.58%||2.07%|
|Rhode Island Homes by Year Built||Rhode Island||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||27.28%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||9.15%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||13.30%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||12.54%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||12.85%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||11.17%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||4.35%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||2.90%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||6.44%||15.21%|
Rhode Island Religion
59.11% of the people in Rhode Island declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Rhode Island Religions||Rhode Island||United States|
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