Rhode Island Trivia:

Capital : Providence
State Tree : Red Maple
State Flower : Violet
State Bird : Rhode Island Red

Rhode Island People:

Rhode Island has a total population of 1,050,304 (2012 est) and ranks 43rd in population of U.S. states. By age, 216,363 (20.6%) Rhode Islanders are under 18 years of age, 675,345 (64.3%) are age 19 to 64, and 158,596 (15.1%) are 65 years of age or older. By gender, females make up 51.6%, and males 48.4% of the total population.

Rhode Island Population By Age and Gender

AgePopulation Percentage
18 and under20.6  
65 and older15.1  
19 to 6464.3  

9,453 (0.9%) Rhode Islanders are American Indian or Alaska Native, 33,610 (3.2%) are Asian, 76,672 (7.3%) are Black, 2,101 (0.2%) are Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 902,211 (85.9%) are White, 26,258 (2.5%) are of mixed race.

Rhode Island Population By Race

WhiteRhode Island White population 902,211902,211  
BlackRhode Island Black population 76,67276,672
AsianRhode Island Asian population 33,61033,610
MixedRhode Island Mixed population 26,25826,258
American IndianRhode Island American Indian population 9,4539,453
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderRhode Island Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 2,1012,101

76,672 (7.3%) have declared Hispanic or Latino origin.

13.0% of Rhode Islanders were born in a foreign country.

21.0% of Rhode Islanders over the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home.

84.8% of Rhode Islanders over the age of 25 are high school graduates or higher, and 30.8% have bachelor's degrees or higher.

Rhode Island Land:

Rhode Island has a land area of 1,034 square miles and is ranked 50th among U.S. states in total area. Rhode Island has a population density of 1,018 people per square mile.