Washington County, Rhode Island Population 2024

129,708

Washington County, Rhode Island's estimated 2024 population is 129,708 with a growth rate of -0.21% 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. The 2010 population was 127,094 and has seen a growth of 2.06% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029128,338-274-0.21%
2028128,612-274-0.21%
2027128,886-274-0.21%
2026129,160-274-0.21%
2025129,434-274-0.21%
2024129,708-274-0.21%
2023129,982-274-0.21%
2022130,256-595-0.45%
2021130,8511,0750.83%
2020129,7763,9023.1%
2019125,874-444-0.35%
2018126,318-168-0.13%
2017126,4862160.17%
2016126,270-14-0.01%
2015126,284-149-0.12%
2014126,433-62-0.05%
2013126,4951650.13%
2012126,330-222-0.18%
2011126,552-542-0.43%
2010127,09400%
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%
185016,4302,10614.7%
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%
179018,075-110,263-85.92%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.21% (-274)
2020 Population
129,776
Area
329 mi²
Density
394 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.05% (-68)
Founded
June 3, 1729

Washington County, Rhode Island Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White118,40091.08%
Two or more races5,5544.27%
Asian2,7492.11%
Black or African American1,4571.12%
Other race1,3421.03%
Native American4680.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander280.02%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Washington County, Rhode Island Population by Race

Washington County, Rhode Island Population Pyramid 2024

Washington County, Rhode Island Median Age

44.9

Total

43.7

Male

46

Female

Washington County, Rhode Island Adults

There are 109,481 adults, (28,459 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Rhode Island.

Washington County, Rhode Island Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Rhode Island Sex Ratio

Female66,58651.22%
Male63,41248.78%

Washington County, Rhode Island Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All51,4262.3976.823.2
Married27,2862.9391.38.7
Non Family17,4311.3258.741.3
Female4,8423.0463.236.8
Male1,8672.96931

2.89

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Washington County, Rhode Island Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1191.24%
9th to 12th Grade3,5423.91%
High School Graduate18,70920.66%
Some College15,78817.43%
Associates Degree7,4348.21%
Bachelors Degree24,27326.8%
Graduate Degree19,69921.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Washington County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White83,59679,68340,885
2+ Races2,5862,5051,108
Hispanic2,3071,985716
Asian1,9321,7171,317
Other Race774517182
Black661548201
Native American29523922
Islander222222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Washington County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$59,080$70,035$47,490
Less Than 9th Grade$27,059$31,341$25,683
High School Graduate$46,346$57,849$32,394
Some College$48,922$59,372$39,943
Bachelors Degree$68,537$83,054$57,393
Graduate Degree$88,550$101,650$77,118

$59,080

Average Earnings

$70,035

Average Male

$47,490

Average Female

Washington County, Rhode Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Rhode Island Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Washington County, Rhode Island Language

94.45% of Washington County, Rhode Island residents speak only English, while 5.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Washington County, Rhode Island Language

Washington County, Rhode Island Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White112,1447,4136.61%
Hispanic4,20895822.77%
Multiple5,20655710.7%
Asian2,62651319.54%
Other1,21647639.14%
Black1,12745039.93%
Native3954711.9%

7.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.58%

Male Poverty Rate

9.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Rhode Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Rhode Island is Black, with 39.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Rhode Island is White, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.24%.

Washington County, Rhode Island Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.43%
High School10.48%
Some College4.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.95%

Washington County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed21.28%
Female Unemployed21.22%
Female Employed4.95%
Male Employed2.38%

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

Washington County, Rhode Island Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$99,510$123,968
Families$122,848$147,363
Married Families$138,329$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,281$73,265

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Washington County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Rhode Island Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Washington County, Rhode Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Washington County, Rhode Island Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Washington County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7,078

Number of Veterans

6,600

Male Veterans

478

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam2,840
Second Gulf War1,407
First Gulf War1,169
Korea580
World War II195

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+2,033
65 to 742,006
55 to 641,373
35 to 541,007
18 to 34659

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6,7946.77%
Hispanic2447.7%
Native American9124.4%
2+ Races842.42%
Black797.04%
Other Race171.53%
Asian130.55%

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Race

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.31%

Born in Washington County, Rhode Island

95.42%

Native Born

4.58%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

2.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.42% of Washington County, Rhode Island residents were born in the United States, with 57.31% having been born in Rhode Island. 1.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Washington County, Rhode Island Place of Birth

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