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Washington County, Rhode Island

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Population:

  • Total Population: 123,546
  • Males: 59,916
  • Females: 63,630

Ethnicity:

  • White: 115,988
  • Black/African American: 1,126
  • Hispanic: 1,791
  • Native American/Eskimo: 1,071
  • Asian: 1,909
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 22
  • Other: 107
  • 2 or more: 1,532

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (107,190)
  2. Spanish (2,135)
  3. Italian (1,850)
  4. French (1,045)
  5. German (660)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 5,188

  1. Italy (636)
  2. United Kingdom (433)
  3. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (427)
  4. Canada (381)
  5. Germany (335)
  6. Philippines (230)
  7. Korea (195)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (58,668)
  2. Episcopal Church (4,720)
  3. American Baptist Churches in the USA (3,022)
  4. United Church of Christ (1,474)
  5. Jewish Estimate (1,200)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 29,741
    • Sensory: 3,427
    • Physical: 7,280
    • Mental: 4,975
    • Self-care: 1,925
    • Go outside home: 4,654
    • Employment: 7,069

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 579

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 46,907
    • Utility gas: 11,552
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,199
    • Electricity: 5,631
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 25,844
    • Coal or Coke: 50
    • Wood: 1,473
    • Solar Energy: 23
    • Other fuel: 111
    • No fuel used: 24

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 92,233
    • No vehicle: 3,713
    • 1 or more vehicle: 88,520

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 434
    • No High School: 2,146
    • Some High School: 6,661
    • High School: 21,010
    • Some College: 15,774
    • Associate's Degree: 6,147
    • College Degree: 17,580
    • Master's Degree: 7,988
    • Professional Degree: 1,711
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,413

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 46,907
    • Owners with phone: 33,999
    • Owners without phone: 179
    • Renters with phone: 12,554
    • Renters without phone: 175

    10 closest counties:

    1. Kent County, Rhode Island
    2. Newport County, Rhode Island
    3. Bristol County, Rhode Island
    4. Providence County, Rhode Island
    5. New London County, Connecticut
    6. Windham County, Connecticut
    7. Bristol County, Massachusetts
    8. Norfolk County, Massachusetts
    9. Tolland County, Connecticut
    10. Worcester County, Massachusetts

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    02804, 02807, 02808, 02812, 02813, 02822, 02832, 02833, 02836, 02852, 02854, 02873, 02874, 02875, 02877, 02879, 02880, 02881, 02882, 02883, 02891, 02892, 02894, 02898

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WKIV (88.1 FM) WESTERLY, RI
    • WRIU (90.3 FM) KINGSTON, RI
    • WJZS (99.3 FM) WESTERLY, RI
    • WCNX (1180 AM) HOPE VALLEY, RI
    • WADK (1540 AM) WESTERLY, RI
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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