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Warwick, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The City of Warwick is the 2nd largest city in Rhode Island with a population of 82,216 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Warwick is located at latitude 41.7001 and longitude -71.4162 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Warwick 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Warwick: Shawomet.

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Warwick, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 82,216
Population in Households 81,544
Population in Familes 63,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 672
Population Density2 2,346
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $62,846
Average Household Income $80,512
Per Capita Income $34,674


Total Housing Units 38,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,978 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,285 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,787 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $230,932
Average Home Value $261,136


Total Households 35,263
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 21,225
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.07% 0.02%
Households 0.01% 0.07%
Families -0.15% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

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, 2018 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 # 2 97th
Population Density # 11 71st
Diversity Index # 12 68th
Median Household Income # 22 38th
Per Capita Income # 19 47th

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