Kent County, Rhode Island Population 2018

Kent County, Rhode Island's estimated population is 163,760 with a growth rate of 0.04% 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
2017164,0122520.15%
2017163,760700.04%
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
White151,572
Asian4,102
Two or More Races3,602
Black or African American2,404
Some Other Race2,048
American Indian and Alaska Native243
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander41

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Kent County, Rhode Island Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kent County, Rhode Island Median Age

43.7


Total

41.4


Male

45.5


Female

Kent County, Rhode Island Adults

There are 132,426 adults, (28,858 of whom are seniors) in Kent County, Rhode Island.

Kent County, Rhode Island Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kent County, Rhode Island Sex Ratio

Female

84,674

51.63%

Male

79,338

48.37%

Kent County, Rhode Island Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Kent County, Rhode Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All70.5%29.5%
Male63.6%36.4%
Female62.1%37.9%
Non Family52.8%47.2%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kent County, Rhode Island Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All69,0132.3670.5
Married33,2923.0786.6
Non Family25,8631.252.8
Female6,8472.9462.1
Male3,0113.0363.6

2.97

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade3,2192.68%
9th to 12th Grade6,9735.80%
High School Graduate33,51627.89%
Some College24,56920.44%
Associates Degree13,31511.08%
Bachelors Degree24,53420.41%
Graduate Degree14,06311.70%

Kent County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White110,249101,15934,972
Hispanic3,7583,4021,140
Asian2,8612,4431,422
Black1,7981,658580
Other Race1,4331,306471
Multiple Races1,2261,095405
Native American234177100
Islander1717

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 49.70%.

Kent County, Rhode Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,298$52,173$38,881
Less Than High School$28,805$31,104$22,002
High School Grad$35,740$41,555$28,080
Some College$41,686$51,461$36,177
Bachelors Degree$53,934$63,542$45,944
Graduate Degree$71,439$83,025$66,412

$44,298

Average Earnings

$52,173

Average Male

$38,881

Average Female

Kent County, Rhode Island Language

Kent County, Rhode Island Language by Age

Kent County, Rhode Island Language

91.27% of Kent County, Rhode Island residents speak only English, while 8.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.21% of the population.

Kent County, Rhode Island Poverty

Kent County, Rhode Island Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White145,52411,0497.59%
Hispanic6,9025748.32%
Multiple3,56147713.40%
Black2,38332413.60%
Asian4,0973097.54%
Other2,028391.92%
Native2433112.76%

7.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.58%

Male Poverty Rate

8.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kent County, Rhode Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Rhode Island is Black, with 13.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kent County, Rhode Island is Other, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.99%.

Kent County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.44%
High School8.62%
Some College6.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.56%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed4.26%
Male Employed2.85%

Kent County, Rhode Island Income

Kent County, Rhode Island Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,047$87,246
Families$89,434$106,421
Married Families$101,554$119,480
Non Families$36,816$51,775

Kent County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Kent County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans by War

11,593

Number of Veterans

10,922

Male Veterans

671

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,140
First Gulf War1,781
Second Gulf War1,560
Korea1,233
World War II1,058

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,233
75+3,136
35 to 542,386
55 to 641,941
18 to 34897

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,1249.00%
Black21210.75%
Hispanic1453.10%
2 or More1197.16%
Other704.22%
Asian341.08%
Indian3414.53%

Kent County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kent County, Rhode Island Employment Status

Kent County, Rhode Island Employment by Age

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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