Washington County RI Information

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Washington County Subdivisions

Washington County RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 128,321
Population in Households 121,498
Population in Familes 95,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,823
Population Density1 390
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 50,287
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 33,076
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 64,706 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,273 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,014 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,419 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $342,209
Average Home Value $393,531
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,034
Average Household Income $97,842
Per Capita Income $38,930
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.04%
Households 0.36% 0.19%
Families 0.38% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Washington County RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington County to the other 5 counties and county equivalents in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 60th
Population Density1 # 5 20th
Diversity Index2 # 4 40th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Rhode Island Census Data Comparison Tool.