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Tiverton, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Tiverton Census Designated Place had a population of 7,644 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Tiverton is located at latitude 41.6259 and longitude -71.2134 in Newport County. The formal boundaries for the Tiverton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.18 sq. miles and a water area of 2.44 sq. miles. Newport County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Tiverton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378114) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Tiverton Census Designated Place is located within Town of Tiverton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newport County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tiverton: Howlands Ferry, Howland's Ferry, Pocasset.

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


Total Population 7,644
Population in Households 7,596
Population in Familes 6,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 1,828
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $62,459
Average Household Income $85,310
Per Capita Income $37,821


Total Housing Units 3,702 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,338 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,041 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $271,810
Average Home Value $329,202


Total Households 3,379
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,160
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 0.14% 0.13%
Households 0.3% 0.24%
Families 0.14% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Tiverton, RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tiverton 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 # 15 59th
Population Density # 14 62nd
Diversity Index # 21 41st
Median Household Income # 24 32nd
Per Capita Income # 13 65th

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