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Social Characteristics of Rhode Island

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

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    409,569
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    256,036
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    62.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    109,654
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    26.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    180,101
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    44.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    68,816
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    16.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    19,212
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    8,328
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    56,723
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    13.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    32,510
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    153,533
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    37.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    123,874
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    30.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    47,524
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    11.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    120,238
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    29.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    112,707
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    27.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.47
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.10
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    1,011,282
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    409,569
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    40.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    180,120
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    17.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    294,156
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    29.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    62,412
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    65,025
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    28,813
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    418,818
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    164,008
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    39.2%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    197,231
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    47.1%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    6,286
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    11,335
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    39,958
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    457,008
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    149,422
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    32.7%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    192,687
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    42.2%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    10,272
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    46,126
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    58,501
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    11,617
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    5,186
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    44.6%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    33
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    45
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    18
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    79
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    22
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    19,112
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    6,039
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    31.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,087
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,283
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,148
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    2,521
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    13.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,039
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,786
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    62.7%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,164
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    69.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    273,474
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    15,144
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    10,716
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    96,206
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    35.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    53,544
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    19.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    97,864
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    35.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    716,161
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    45,347
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    59,177
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    195,930
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    27.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    131,602
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    18.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    59,340
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    134,617
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    18.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    90,148
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    12.6%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    85.4%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    31.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    832,510
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    68,506
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    1,037,156
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    133,024
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    217,046
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    9,699
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    668,912
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    70,044
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    151,198
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    53,281
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    35.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    1,042,946
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    903,397
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    86.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    131,831
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    12.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    82,415
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    49,416
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    17,346
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    32,070
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    7,718
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    1,053,252
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    915,234
  • Percentage of Native persons
    86.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    892,632
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    84.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    615,259
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    58.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    277,373
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    26.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    22,602
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    138,018
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    138,018
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    70,049
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    50.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    67,969
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    49.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    160,620
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    22,602
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    22602%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    1,773
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    20,829
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    138,018
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    11,734
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    126,284
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    91.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    138,018
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    31,231
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    22.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    25,730
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    18.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    16,424
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    11.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    369
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    61,723
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    44.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2,541
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    997,740
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    786,891
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    78.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    210,849
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    21.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    84,851
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    111,014
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    11.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    48,872
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    70,374
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    22,624
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    21,877
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    10,797
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    7,584
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2,558
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    1,053,252
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    34,842
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    8,634
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    1,503
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    1,789
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    5,549
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    115,963
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    114,127
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    49,181
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    58,033
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    7,354
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    2,631
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    195,176
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    18.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    195,771
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    18.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    4,166
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    4,385
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    42,657
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    99,418
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    10,941
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    5,505
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    20,065
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    794
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    32,051
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    17,659
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    1,146
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    3,404
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    3,125
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    7,746
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.7%


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.