Washington County, Rhode Island Population 2021

Washington County, Rhode Island's estimated population is 124,537 with a growth rate of -0.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Rhode Island is the 4th largest county inRhode Island. The 2010 Population was 127,097 and has seen a growth of -2.01% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021124,537-520-0.42%
2020125,057-520-0.41%
2019125,577-520-0.41%
2018126,097-217-0.17%
2017126,3141850.15%
2016126,129-56-0.04%
2015126,185-168-0.13%
2014126,353-80-0.06%
2013126,4331420.11%
2012126,291-242-0.19%
2011126,533-564-0.44%
2010127,09717,09115.54%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.42% (-520)
Founded
June 3, 1729
County Seat
2010 Population
127,097
Growth Since 2010
-2.01% (-2,560)
map placeholder

Washington County, Rhode Island Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White117,04992.85%
Two or More Races2,4741.96%
Asian2,4311.93%
Black or African American1,7361.38%
Some Other Race1,3441.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native9280.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander980.08%
Loading...

Washington County, Rhode Island Population by Race

Washington County, Rhode Island Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Washington County, Rhode Island Median Age

44.6


Total

43.4


Male

46


Female

Washington County, Rhode Island Adults

There are 104,831 adults, (25,122 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Rhode Island.

Washington County, Rhode Island Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Rhode Island Sex Ratio

Female

65,286

51.79%

Male

60,774

48.21%

Washington County, Rhode Island Population by Age

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

map placeholder

Washington County, Rhode Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female55.7%44.3%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Male57.4%42.6%
All74%26%
Married89.3%10.7%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Rhode Island Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,1022.4374
Married26,5012.9789.3
Non Family16,2721.3355.9
Female4,4503.1155.7
Male1,8792.8857.4

2.92

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

Loading...

Washington County, Rhode Island Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2841.48%
9th to 12th Grade3,0943.58%
High School Graduate19,76022.85%
Some College15,05817.41%
Associates Degree7,3938.55%
Bachelors Degree22,56926.10%
Graduate Degree17,32620.03%
Loading...

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

Washington County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White80,74377,06237,733
Hispanic1,8821,580640
Asian1,5781,402912
2+ Races1,019919312
Black783655245
Other Race665581101
Native American43237513
Islander929249

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 asian people with a rate of 57.79%.

Washington County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,800$60,743$42,013
Less Than 9th Grade$26,892$28,056$20,000
High School Graduate$40,648$48,048$31,311
Some College$39,355$52,876$32,451
Bachelors Degree$60,539$76,522$47,449
Graduate Degree$81,244$95,279$70,584

$51,800

Average Earnings

$60,743

Average Male

$42,013

Average Female

Washington County, Rhode Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Rhode Island Language by Age

Loading...

Washington County, Rhode Island Language

93.81% of Washington County, Rhode Island residents speak only English, while 6.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.83% of the population.

Washington County, Rhode Island Language

Washington County, Rhode Island Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White109,9538,2787.53%
Multiple2,29269430.28%
Hispanic3,34367620.22%
Black1,32243933.21%
Other1,19433728.22%
Native88921524.18%
Asian2,2341707.61%

8.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.19%

Male Poverty Rate

9.03%

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 33.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Rhode Island is White, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.17%.

Washington County, Rhode Island Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.93%
High School10.23%
Some College5.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%

Washington County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.00%
Male Unemployed21.35%
Female Employed3.86%
Male Employed3.70%

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

Washington County, Rhode Island Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$85,531$107,680
Families$107,636$129,638
Married Families$119,698-
Non Families$43,519$60,204
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Washington County, Rhode Island Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Rhode Island Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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

map placeholder

Washington County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Loading...

7,933

Number of Veterans

7,464

Male Veterans

469

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,394
Second Gulf War1,217
First Gulf War1,014
Korea928
World War II275

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,629
75+2,284
55 to 641,288
35 to 541,164
18 to 34568

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,7997.97%
Hispanic1344.88%
Black412.88%
Asian351.71%
2+ Races241.58%
Native American223.30%
Other Race121.30%

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Race

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

Loading...

5.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

Loading...

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment by Age

Loading...

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment by Race

Loading...

Washington County, Rhode Island Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

57.93%

Born in Washington County, Rhode Island

95.25%

Native Born

4.75%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

3.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.25% of Washington County, Rhode Island residents were born in the United States, with 57.93% having been born in Rhode Island. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Washington County, Rhode Island Place of Birth

  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

Sources