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Rhode Island Economic Information

Rhode Island Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    862,851
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    568,439
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    65.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    565,123
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    65.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    511,362
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    59.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    53,761
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    3,316
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    294,412
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    34.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    565,123
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    450,574
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    278,557
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    61.8%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    278,164
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    61.7%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    252,597
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    56.1%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    65,515
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    47,265
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    72.1%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    143,440
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    110,099
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    76.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    501,177
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    401,831
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    80.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    40,854
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    14,403
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    18,737
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    7,900
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    17,452
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    23.80
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    511,362
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    186,267
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    36.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    103,342
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    20.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    125,695
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    24.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    36,772
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    59,286
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    11.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    511,362
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    2,171
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    26,294
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    56,078
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    12,696
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    62,310
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    12.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    18,585
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    8,521
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    35,492
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    49,411
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    138,299
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    27.0%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    55,894
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    22,693
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    22,918
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    511,362
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    418,395
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    81.8%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    66,835
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    25,560
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    572
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    409,569
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    31,892
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    22,856
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    41,287
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    37,855
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    50,115
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    12.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    69,944
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    17.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    52,433
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    58,541
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    14.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    23,694
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    20,952
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    56,423
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    76,618
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    312,498
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    76.3%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    79,299
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    124,107
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    30.3%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    17,490
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    71,079
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    17.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    25,147
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    29,354
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    9,949
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    11,856
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    3,847
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    63,848
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    15.6%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    256,036
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    11,508
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    6,850
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    17,914
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    20,816
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    28,677
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    45,524
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    17.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    39,333
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    15.4%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    47,124
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    18.4%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    20,325
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    17,965
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    73,217
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    92,281
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    30,765
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    153,533
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    32,619
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    47,373
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    32,301
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    52,258
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    42,581
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    1,037,156
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    928,036
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    89.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    726,705
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    70.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    330,198
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    31.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    109,120
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    217,046
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    9,608
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    668,912
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    528,877
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    479,897
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    418,332
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    87.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    390,259
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    81.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    38,253
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    61,565
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    48,980
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    30,832
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    62.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    20,118
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    41.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    12,079
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    24.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    18,148
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    37.1%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    140,035
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    121,183
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    86.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    75,864
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    54.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    57,315
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    40.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    18,852
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    13.5%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    10.0%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    17.0%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    18.1%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    4.0%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    5.8%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    4.3%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    27.9%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    38.2%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    48.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    14.2%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    20.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    19.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    25.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    17.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    12.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    13.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    9.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    10.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    26.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.