Rhode Island Income and Careers
As of 2010, the per capita income of Rhode Island is $27,667, which is higher than the national average of $26,059. Rhode Island median household income is $52,254, which has grown by 24.15% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. On average Rhode Island residents spend 22.0 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 23.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #17
|Rhode Island||27,667 USD|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|Rhode Island||30,606 USD|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|Rhode Island||35,216 USD|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
|Rhode Island||26,582 USD|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #19
|Rhode Island||52,254 USD|
|Rhode Island||69,840 USD|
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||23.20%||$14,450, see rank||21.82%||$14,452|
|Social Security Income||29.20%||$15,857, see rank||28.42%||$16,236|
|Public Assistance Income||2.85%||$4,289, see rank||2.86%||$3,936|
|Retirement Income||17.48%||$21,759, see rank||17.45%||$22,006|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
|Rhode Island||67,814 USD|
|Rhode Island||85,213 USD|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$56,569, see rank||$52,480|
|Black||$28,019, see rank||$33,578|
|Hispanic||$31,774, see rank||$40,165|
|Asian||$53,850, see rank||$67,022|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$37,875, see rank||$35,062|
|Hawaiian Native||$23,372, see rank||$52,776|
|One Race, Other||$30,011, see rank||$38,230|
|Two or More Races||$35,714, see rank||$43,597|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$23,872, see rank||$24,143|
|25 to 44||$58,307, see rank||$54,024|
|45 to 64||$63,553, see rank||$60,683|
|65 or over||$33,192, see rank||$34,381|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||858,137||see rank||243,832,923|
|Male1||407,226||47.45%, see rank||48.62%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||278,201||68.32%, see rank||69.78%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||2,880||0.71%, see rank||0.76%|
|Male, Civilian2||275,321||67.61%, see rank||69.03%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||241,393||87.68%, see rank||88.43%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||33,928||12.32%, see rank||11.57%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||129,025||31.68%, see rank||30.22%|
|Female1||450,911||52.55%, see rank||51.38%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||276,024||61.21%, see rank||59.26%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||331||0.07%, see rank||0.12%|
|Female, Civilian2||275,693||61.14%, see rank||59.13%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||249,571||90.52%, see rank||89.99%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||26,122||9.48%, see rank||10.01%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||174,887||38.79%, see rank||40.74%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||479,988||100%||136,941,010|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||385,519||80.32%, see rank||76.57%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||39,358||8.20%, see rank||9.69%|
|Public Transportation||13,406||2.79%, see rank||4.94%|
|Walked||18,402||3.83%, see rank||2.77%|
|Other Means||7,395||1.54%, see rank||1.70%|
|Worked at Home||15,908||3.31%, see rank||4.33%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
|Rhode Island||22.0 minutes|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||490,964||-||139,033,928|
|Male1||241,393||49.17%, see rank||52.06%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||78,974||32.72%, see rank||32.77%|
|Service Occupations2||43,334||17.95%, see rank||14.98%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||42,175||17.47%, see rank||17.82%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||802||0.33%, see rank||1.17%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||18,121||7.51%, see rank||9.50%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||44,642||18.49%, see rank||17.70%|
|Female1||249,571||50.83%, see rank||47.94%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||99,054||39.69%, see rank||39.40%|
|Service Occupations2||52,556||21.06%, see rank||21.33%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||79,505||31.86%, see rank||32.73%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||58||0.02%, see rank||0.30%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||616||0.25%, see rank||0.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||16,906||6.77%, see rank||5.67%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||490,964||100%||139,033,928|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||1,266||0.26%, see rank||1.90%|
|Construction||24,242||4.94%, see rank||6.25%|
|Manufacturing||56,778||11.56%, see rank||10.39%|
|Wholesale Trade||13,193||2.69%, see rank||2.83%|
|Retail Trade||62,794||12.79%, see rank||11.65%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||17,232||3.51%, see rank||4.92%|
|Information||8,616||1.75%, see rank||2.17%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||34,819||7.09%, see rank||6.67%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|46,298||9.43%, see rank||10.58%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||127,846||26.04%, see rank||23.24%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|53,762||10.95%, see rank||9.25%|
|Public Administration||24,015||4.89%, see rank||5.17%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||20,103||4.09%, see rank||4.97%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||142,188||14.05%, see rank||15.33%|
|Family in Poverty||22,578||9.18%, see rank||11.28%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical poverty level data.