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0.01% growth
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Median Household Income
4.34% growth
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1.55% decline
Median Property Value
2.78% growth


The economy of Rhode Island employs 498,973 people. The economy of Rhode Island is specialized in Textile & fabric finishing & coating mills; Ship & boat building; and Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. , which employ respectively 6.96; 6.72; and 4.29 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Rhode Island are Restaurants & Food Services (36,339), Elementary & secondary schools (30,272), and Hospitals (27,457), and the highest paying industries are Oil & gas extraction ($392,579), Wholesale electronic markets & agents & brokers ($156,908), and Support activities for mining ($118,305).

Median household income in Rhode Island is $60,596. Males in Rhode Island have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,197. The income inequality of Rhode Island (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Rhode Island. In Rhode Island the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 96 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,945. Providence County, RI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Rhode Island.


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Rhode Island is home to a population of 1.06M people, from which 93.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Rhode Island is composed of 768,815 White residents (72.8%), 157,352 Hispanic residents (14.9%), 58,523 Black residents (5.54%), 36,176 Asian residents (3.42%), and 25,200 Two+ residents (2.39%). The most common foreign languages in Rhode Island are Spanish (112,977 speakers), Portuguese (31,504 speakers), and French (10,052 speakers), but compared to other places, Rhode Island has a relative high number of Portuguese (31,504 speakers), Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (4,303 speakers), and Laotian (2,453 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Rhode Island awarded 21,309 degrees. The student population of Rhode Island is skewed towards females, with 9,236 male students and 12,073 female students. Most students in Rhode Island are White (13,660 and 64.1%), followed by Unknown (1,958 and 9.2%), Hispanic or Latino (1,760 and 8.26%), and Black or African American (1,158 and 5.43%). The largest universities in Rhode Island by number of graduates are University of Rhode Island (3,884 and 18.2%), Johnson & Wales University-Providence (3,497 and 16.4%), and Brown University (2,789 and 13.1%). The most popular majors in Rhode Island are General Psychology (580 and 2.72%), General Business Administration & Management (544 and 2.55%), and Foodservice System Management (536 and 2.52%). The median tuition costs in Rhode Island are $46,080 for private four year colleges, and $11,128 and $27,118 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rhode Island is $247,700, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $241,000 to $247,700, a 2.78% increase. The homeownership rate of Rhode Island is 58%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Rhode Island have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rhode Island is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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