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Warwick, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The City of Warwick is the 3rd largest city in Rhode Island with a population of 81,824 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Warwick is located at latitude 41.7008 and longitude -71.4203 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Warwick (see map below) encompass a land area of 35.04 sq. miles and a water area of 14.75 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Warwick (GNIS ID: 1220058) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Warwick population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Warwick: Shawomet.

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Warwick, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 81,824
Daytime Population: Workers 49,069
Daytime Population: Residents 38,271
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 87,340
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 81,189
Population in Familes 62,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 635
Population Density2 2,335
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $61,141
Average Household Income $79,234
Per Capita Income $34,082


Total Housing Units 38,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,606 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,451 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,061 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $220,851
Average Home Value $246,865


Total Households 35,057
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 21,216
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.14% -0.02%
Households -0.07% 0.02%
Families -0.18% -0.05%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Warwick, RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Warwick to the other 34 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 94th
Population Density # 11 71st
Diversity Index # 12 68th
Median Household Income # 23 35th
Per Capita Income # 19 47th

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