Rhode Island vs. Wyoming

Rhode IslandWyoming
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)1,059,361578,759
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)0.6%2.7%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)1,052,964563,775
Population, Census, April 1, 20101,052,567563,626
Persons under 5 years, percent5.1%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent19.4%23.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.2%16.5%
Female persons, percent51.4%49.0%
White alone, percent83.9%92.6%
Black or African American alone, percent8.4%1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.1%2.7%
Asian alone, percent3.6%1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.8%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent15.9%10.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent72.0%83.8%
Veterans, 2014-201857,52445,389
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201813.6%3.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)469,157278,595
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201860.3%69.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$249,800$213,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,838$1,428
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$724$415
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$981$843
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201340.3%16.0%
Building permits, 20181,2941,812
Households, 2014-2018410,885230,630
Persons per household, 2014-20182.472.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201887.2%83.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201822.1%7.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.6%90.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201881.8%81.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201888.0%92.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201833.3%26.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.8%8.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent4.8%12.5%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201864.4%66.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.6%61.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,481,3141,644,844
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)8,223,0053,291,478
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)11,262,15810,783,794
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)22,310,3895,597,891
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)12,063,8659,446,043
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$11,486$16,388
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201824.817.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$63,296$62,268
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$34,619$32,295
Persons in poverty, percent12.9%11.1%
Total employer establishments, 201728,78321,148
Total employment, 2017435,978201,864
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)20,945,4449,436,110
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.2%-3.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201780,90551,309
All firms, 201294,64262,427
Men-owned firms, 201254,65130,039
Women-owned firms, 201230,48419,344
Minority-owned firms, 201214,7374,077
Nonminority-owned firms, 201277,04255,397
Veteran-owned firms, 20129,9046,470
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201279,83751,353
Black-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%0.2%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.4%0.8%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20072.1%0.7%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20076.0%2.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200727.3%25.5%
Population per square mile, 20101,018.15.8
Land area in square miles, 20101,033.8197,093.14

Source: United States Census Bureau

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About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Rhode Island and Wyoming using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.