Washington County, Rhode Island Population 2018

Washington County, Rhode Island's estimated population is 126,150 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Rhode Island is the 3rd largest county in Rhode Island.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017126,150-169-0.13%
2016126,3193380.27%
2016125,981-161-0.13%
2015126,142-171-0.14%
2014126,313-51-0.04%
2013126,3641410.11%
2012126,223-248-0.20%
2011126,471-604-0.48%
2010127,07517,06915.52%
1990110,00616,68917.88%
198093,3179,73111.64%
197083,58624,53241.54%
196059,05410,51221.66%
195048,54216,04949.39%
194032,4933,15910.77%
193029,3344,40217.66%
192024,932-10-0.04%
191024,9427883.26%
190024,1545052.14%
189023,6491,1545.13%
188022,4952,39811.93%
187020,0971,3827.38%
186018,7152,28513.91%
185016,4302,10614.70%
184014,324-1,087-7.05%
183015,411-276-1.76%
182015,6877254.85%
181014,962-1,173-7.27%
180016,135-1,940-10.73%
179018,0750.00%

Washington County, Rhode Island Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White117,729
Asian2,349
Two or More Races1,988
Black or African American1,942
Some Other Race1,157
American Indian and Alaska Native1,056
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander98

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

Washington County, Rhode Island Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Washington County, Rhode Island Median Age

43.9


Total

42.9


Male

45


Female

Washington County, Rhode Island Adults

There are 103,582 adults, (22,737 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Rhode Island.

Washington County, Rhode Island Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Rhode Island Sex Ratio

Female

65,246

51.65%

Male

61,073

48.35%

Washington County, Rhode Island Households and Families

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

Washington County, Rhode Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All72.4%27.6%
Male64.2%35.8%
Female58.9%41.1%
Non Family52.5%47.5%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Rhode Island Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,5532.4172.4
Married26,1002.9788.3
Non Family16,8731.3652.5
Female4,8432.8458.9
Male1,7373.1164.2

2.91

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Rhode Island Households

Washington County, Rhode Island Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3681.61%
9th to 12th Grade4,1354.85%
High School Graduate19,54722.93%
Some College14,71317.26%
Associates Degree7,4678.76%
Bachelors Degree21,64225.39%
Graduate Degree16,35619.19%

Washington County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White80,01675,29136,165
Hispanic1,6311,321614
Asian1,3701,145699
Black804708242
Native American766660103
Multiple Races642524127
Other Race561504116
Islander888850

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 56.82%.

Washington County, Rhode Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,024$52,951$38,601
Less Than High School$25,765$30,697$18,410
High School Grad$34,886$40,135$26,804
Some College$39,451$48,784$31,061
Bachelors Degree$54,602$67,839$42,998
Graduate Degree$75,109$85,208$66,905

$46,024

Average Earnings

$52,951

Average Male

$38,601

Average Female

Washington County, Rhode Island Language

Washington County, Rhode Island Language by Age

Washington County, Rhode Island Language

93.62% of Washington County, Rhode Island residents speak only English, while 6.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Washington County, Rhode Island Poverty

Washington County, Rhode Island Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White110,6599,9008.95%
Hispanic3,16554617.25%
Black1,57053233.89%
Multiple1,78653129.73%
Native1,01545945.22%
Asian2,21424711.16%
Other95911011.47%

10.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.47%

Male Poverty Rate

10.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Rhode Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Rhode Island is Native, with 45.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Rhode Island is White, with 8.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.98%.

Washington County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.83%
High School12.03%
Some College6.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.86%
Male Unemployed23.19%
Female Employed5.43%
Male Employed5.21%

Washington County, Rhode Island Income

Washington County, Rhode Island Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,302$94,519
Families$94,253$113,668
Married Families$105,763$
Non Families$39,252$55,519

Washington County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Washington County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Rhode Island Married by Age and Sex

Washington County, Rhode Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Washington County, Rhode Island Marital Status by Race

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by War

8,702

Number of Veterans

8,198

Male Veterans

504

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,284
First Gulf War1,357
Second Gulf War984
Korea980
World War II607

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,808
75+2,328
35 to 541,752
55 to 641,364
18 to 34450

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,4218.67%
Indian11314.21%
Black855.76%
Hispanic833.38%
2 or More443.89%
Asian221.14%
Other171.87%

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

5.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment Status

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment by Age

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment by Race

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment by Education

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