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Tiverton, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Tiverton Census Designated Place had a population of 7,636 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tiverton is located at latitude 41.654 and longitude -71.2004 in Newport County. The formal boundaries for the Tiverton Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tiverton 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 Tiverton: Howlands Ferry, Howland's Ferry, Pocasset.

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


Total Population 7,636
Daytime Population: Workers 1,630
Daytime Population: Residents 3,680
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,310
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 7,595
Population in Familes 6,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 1,826
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $61,404
Average Household Income $82,162
Per Capita Income $36,430


Total Housing Units 3,755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,416 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 961 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 378 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $270,051
Average Home Value $316,567


Total Households 3,377
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 2,170
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% 0.21%
Households 0.34% 0.32%
Families 0.22% 0.26%
Median Household Income   4.46%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

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, 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 # 15 59th
Population Density # 14 62nd
Diversity Index # 20 44th
Median Household Income # 22 38th
Per Capita Income # 15 59th

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