Washington County RI Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 126,584
Daytime Population: Workers 58,901
Daytime Population: Residents 57,500
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 116,401
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 119,640
Population in Familes 94,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,944
Population Density2 385
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $76,912
Average Household Income $100,832
Per Capita Income $39,903


Total Housing Units 64,577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35,397 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,936 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,244 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $337,199
Average Home Value $392,305


Total Households 49,333
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 32,211
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 -0.04% -0.22%
Households 0.04% -0.14%
Families -0.04% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.58%


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, 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 60th
Population Density # 5 20th
Diversity Index # 4 40th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 60th

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