Rhode Island, a U.S. state in New England, is known for sandy shores and seaside Colonial towns. It's home to several large cities, including Newport, which is famed for sailing and Gilded Age mansions, such as The Breakers. Providence, its capital, is home to Brown University, green Roger Williams Park, landscaped Waterplace Park and Riverwalk, with the famed WaterFire art installation.
The state of Rhode Island has a population of 1,054,527, and is formerly abbreviated as RI. Rhode Island has 412,348 households in the state, with an average of 2.46 people living in each of them. Of the 1,054,527 people living in Rhode Island, 48.46% are male, 51.54% are female, 53.92% are married and 46.08% are single. 55.52% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $192,360 in the state.
Air quality in Rhode Island is rated at 38.9/100, and water quality at 46/100. There are 270.8 physicians in Rhode Island per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 12.20% in the state and the sales tax rate is 7.00%.
Average income per household in Rhode Island is $54,211. 13.20% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 19.23% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.63% earn more than $500,000 per year.