Kent County, RI

County

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Population
163,861
0.0921% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jack Reed
Democratic Party
US Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse
Democratic Party
Median Property Value
$224,600
5.64% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Kent County, RI speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kent County, RI are Community College of Rhode Island (1,865 degrees awarded in 2017), New England Institute of Technology (1,117 degrees), and Empire Beauty School-Warwick (67 degrees).

The median property value in Kent County, RI is $224,600, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Kent County, RI commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Kent County, RI is N/A per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Rhode Island, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Rhode Island (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Rhode Island across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Rhode Island went to Donald J. Trump with 46.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (46.1%), followed by Other (7.23%). The most partisan county was Providence County, RI with 57.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are the senators currently representing the state of Rhode Island. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kent County, RI is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Rhode Island
46.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Rhode Island
  1. 57.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 57.3% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 55.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Rhode Island was Providence County, RI with 57.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Rhode Island colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Rhode Island

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Jack Reed
Senator from Rhode Island2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator from Rhode Island1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are the senators currently representing Rhode Island.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Rhode Island over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Rhode Island

Rhode Island is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kent County, RI have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Kent County, RI is home to a population of 164k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Kent County, RI residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Kent County, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Kent County, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Kent County, RI are hispanic (N/A people).

The following chart shows the N/A races represented in Kent County, RI as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age
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Median Foreign-Born Age
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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Rhode Island.
Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    24,773 ± 3,819 people
  2. Guatemala
    14,188 ± 2,905 people
  3. Portugal
    13,168 ± 2,800 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rhode Island was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 24,773 Rhode Island residents, followed by Guatemala with 14,188 and Portugal with 13,168.

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Citizenship

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The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Kent County, RI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
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  2. N/A
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Kent County, RI has a large population of military personnel who served in N/A, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Kent County, RI is N/A. In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Kent County, RI was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Rhode Island have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,765. The income inequality in Rhode Island (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Kent County, RI employs N/A people. The largest industries in Kent County, RI are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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The following chart shows how the median household income in Kent County, RI compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,678
Average Male Salary in Rhode Island
± $3,488
$52,765
Average Female Salary in Rhode Island
± $2,573

In 2017, full-time male employees in Rhode Island made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Rhode Island by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Rhode Island
  1. Asian
    $55,088 ± $13,113
  2. White
    $53,532 ± $2,161
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $49,001 ± $29,532

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Rhode Island workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Rhode Island.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Rhode Island by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kent County, RI is from Rhode Island.
0.463
2017 Wage GINI in Rhode Island
0.462
2016 Wage GINI in Rhode Island

In 2017, the income inequality in Rhode Island was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.241% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Rhode Island was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Rhode Island in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Rhode Island across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
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In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Kent County, RI was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Kent County, RI colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kent County, RI (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kent County, RI is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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N/A Value
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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kent County, RI, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kent County, RI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kent County, RI, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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N/A Value
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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kent County, RI, are N/A. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kent County, RI, though some of these residents may live in Kent County, RI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Kent County, RI, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kent County, RI, by median earnings, are N/A.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Rhode Island to other states, or from other states to Rhode Island.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $13.4B
  2. $6.99B
  3. $4.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Rhode Island product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $13.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($6.99B) and Fuel oils ($4.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Rhode Island products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$48.1B
2015 Value in Rhode Island
$56.6B
Projected 2045 Value in Rhode Island
17.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Rhode Island trade was $48.1B. This is expected to increase 17.7% to $56.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Rhode Island trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Rhode Island to other states, or from other states to Rhode Island.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $14.9B
  2. $2.86B
  3. $1.45B

In 2015, the top outbound Rhode Island domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $14.9B, followed by Connecticut with $2.86B and New York and $1.45B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Rhode Island shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Kent County, RI awarded 3,114 degrees. The student population of Kent County, RI is skewed towards women, with 7,905 male students and 9,797 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kent County, RI are White (2,151 and 70%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (357 and 11.6%), Unknown (184 and 5.99%), and Black or African American (183 and 5.96%).

The largest universities in Kent County, RI by number of degrees awarded are Community College of Rhode Island (1,865 and 59.9%), New England Institute of Technology (1,117 and 35.9%), and Empire Beauty School-Warwick (67 and 2.15%).

The most popular majors in Kent County, RI are General Studies (793 and 25.5%), Registered Nursing (331 and 10.6%), and Occupational Therapist Assistant (95 and 3.05%).

The median tuition costs in Kent County, RI are $27,000 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 95 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 793 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 308 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Kent County, RI was Occupational Therapist Assistant with 95 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Kent County, RI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,865 degrees awarded
  2. 1,117 degrees awarded
  3. 67 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$27,000
Median Private

In 2017, the Kent County, RI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Community College of Rhode Island with 1,865 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,424
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,690
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,424 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kent County, RI, which is 0.843 times less than the 1,690 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Kent County, RI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,151 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    357 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    184 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Kent County, RI were to White students. These 2,151 degrees mean that there were 6.03 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 357 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$224,600
2018 Median
± $2,996
$212,600
2017 Median
± $3,297

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kent County, RI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kent County, RI the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
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Median Household Income
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N/A
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Kent County, RI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kent County, RI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kent County, RI the largest share of households pay taxes in the N/A range.

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Rent vs Own

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N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kent County, RI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kent County, RI have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Kent County, RI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Kent County, RI was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kent County, RI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kent County, RI have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Kent County, RI has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Rhode Island was $9,551 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($9,160).

Primary care physicians in Kent County, RI see 1248 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.8% increase from the previous year (1214 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1372 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 356 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Providence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (9.7%). Additionally, Kent County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,248 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kent County, RI

Primary care physicians in Kent County, RI see an average of 1,248 patients per year. This represents a 2.8% increase from the previous year (1,214 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kent County, RI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,551
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Rhode Island
$4,620
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,934
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,901
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Rhode Island (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $9,160 to $9,551.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kent County, RI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 9.7% prevalence
  2. 9.4% prevalence
  3. 8.7% prevalence

Providence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Rhode Island, at 9.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Rhode Island by county over multiple years.

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