Kent County, Rhode Island Population 2018

Kent County, Rhode Island's estimated population is 163,760 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kent County, Rhode Island is the 2nd largest county in Rhode Island.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017163,760-1,126-0.68%
2016164,8861,1960.73%
2016163,690-50-0.03%
2015163,740-773-0.47%
2014164,5131570.10%
2013164,356-252-0.15%
2012164,608-622-0.38%
2011165,230-793-0.48%
2010166,0234,8883.03%
1990161,1356,9724.52%
1980154,16311,7818.27%
1970142,38229,76326.43%
1960112,61934,85644.82%
195077,76319,45233.36%
194058,3116,92113.47%
193051,39013,12134.29%
192038,2691,8915.20%
191036,3786,40221.36%
190029,9763,22212.04%
189026,7546,16629.95%
188020,5881,99310.72%
187018,5951,2927.47%
186017,3032,23514.83%
185015,0681,98515.17%
184013,0832942.30%
183012,7892,56125.04%
182010,2283944.01%
18109,8341,34715.87%
18008,487-361-4.08%
17908,8480.00%

Kent County, Rhode Island Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White152,635
Asian3,952
Two or More Races3,543
Black or African American2,354
Some Other Race2,141
American Indian and Alaska Native217
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander44

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Kent County, Rhode Island Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kent County, Rhode Island Median Age

43.7


Total

41.6


Male

45.4


Female

Kent County, Rhode Island Adults

There are 132,898 adults, (28,855 of which are seniors) in Kent County, Rhode Island.

Kent County, Rhode Island Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent County, Rhode Island Sex Ratio

Female

85,325

51.75%

Male

79,561

48.25%

Kent County, Rhode Island Households and Families

Kent County, Rhode Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kent County, Rhode Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All70.1%29.9%
Male60.1%39.9%
Female58.4%41.6%
Non Family52.5%47.5%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kent County, Rhode Island Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,6612.3870.1
Married32,6463.0887.4
Non Family25,4571.2252.5
Female7,1433.0158.4
Male3,415360.1

2.99

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kent County, Rhode Island Households

Kent County, Rhode Island Education

Kent County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2032.66%
9th to 12th Grade7,1725.95%
High School Graduate34,33628.47%
Some College24,31520.16%
Associates Degree13,18010.93%
Bachelors Degree24,01519.91%
Graduate Degree14,36711.91%

Kent County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White111,047101,56134,907
Hispanic3,4753,2801,001
Asian2,7242,3561,416
Black1,8171,716605
Other Race1,3731,291409
Multiple Races1,2701,084389
Native American19617966
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 51.98%.

Kent County, Rhode Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,189$50,977$36,721
Less Than High School$26,531$30,539$20,852
High School Grad$32,725$40,485$26,801
Some College$40,324$47,212$35,163
Bachelors Degree$54,542$63,438$45,193
Graduate Degree$70,407$81,957$64,113

$42,189

Average Earnings

$50,977

Average Male

$36,721

Average Female

Kent County, Rhode Island Language

Kent County, Rhode Island Language by Age

Kent County, Rhode Island Language

91.28% of Kent County, Rhode Island residents speak only English, while 8.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

Kent County, Rhode Island Poverty

Kent County, Rhode Island Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White146,83211,7157.98%
Hispanic6,64177811.72%
Multiple3,50555215.75%
Asian3,9462365.98%
Black2,3281918.20%
Other2,117532.50%
Native2172611.98%

8.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.09%

Male Poverty Rate

9.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent County, Rhode Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Rhode Island is Multiple, with 15.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Rhode Island is Other, with 2.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.34%.

Kent County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.43%
High School9.65%
Some College7.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.74%

Kent County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.19%
Female Unemployed21.19%
Female Employed4.62%
Male Employed3.08%

Kent County, Rhode Island Income

Kent County, Rhode Island Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,592$83,282
Families$85,430$101,829
Married Families$99,018$115,607
Non Families$35,559$48,453

Kent County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Kent County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kent County, Rhode Island Married by Age and Sex

Kent County, Rhode Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Kent County, Rhode Island Marital Status by Race

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans by War

12,799

Number of Veterans

11,972

Male Veterans

827

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,329
First Gulf War1,944
Second Gulf War1,598
Korea1,550
World War II1,241

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+3,565
65 to 743,454
35 to 542,834
55 to 642,149
18 to 34797

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,3309.92%
Black21110.33%
Hispanic1443.30%
2 or More1428.94%
Other905.67%
Indian199.69%
Asian70.23%

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

5.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent County, Rhode Island Employment Status

Kent County, Rhode Island Employment by Age

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Kent County, Rhode Island Employment by Race

Kent County, Rhode Island Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kent County, Rhode Island

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Warwick8267081579-1091-1.32%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990