Rhode Island Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Rhode Island is $30,765, which is higher than the national average of $28,555. Rhode Island median household income is $56,423, which has grown by 34.05% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Rhode Island residents spend 23.7 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #14
|Rhode Island||30,765 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|Rhode Island||32,301 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|Rhode Island||38,201 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|Rhode Island||27,431 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #19
|Rhode Island||56,423 USD|
|Rhode Island||76,618 USD|
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||23.04%||$16,681, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||30.30%||$17,490, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||2.89%||$3,847, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||17.35%||$25,147, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
|Rhode Island||73,217 USD|
|Rhode Island||92,281 USD|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$61,002, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$33,969, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$30,827, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$54,070, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$25,641, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$19,318, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$31,719, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$38,202, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$25,626, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$60,853, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$71,397, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$36,972, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||862,851||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||412,277||47.78%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||289,882||70.31%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||2,923||0.71%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||286,959||69.60%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||258,765||90.17%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||28,194||9.83%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||122,395||29.69%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||450,574||52.22%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||278,557||61.82%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||393||0.09%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||278,164||61.74%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||252,597||90.81%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||25,567||9.19%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||172,017||38.18%, see rank||41.21%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||501,177||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||401,831||80.18%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||40,854||8.15%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||14,403||2.87%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||18,737||3.74%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||7,900||1.58%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||17,452||3.48%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
|Rhode Island||23.7 minutes|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||511,362||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||258,765||50.60%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||85,103||32.89%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||47,467||18.34%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||46,255||17.88%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||991||0.38%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||21,308||8.23%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||44,426||17.17%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||252,597||49.40%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||101,164||40.05%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||55,875||22.12%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||79,440||31.45%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||307||0.12%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||437||0.17%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||14,860||5.88%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||511,362||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||2,171||0.42%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||26,294||5.14%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||56,078||10.97%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||12,696||2.48%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||62,310||12.19%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||18,585||3.63%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||8,521||1.67%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||35,492||6.94%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|49,411||9.66%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||138,299||27.05%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|55,894||10.93%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||22,918||4.48%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||22,693||4.44%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||143,996||14.22%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||25,571||9.99%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.