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Rhode Island: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 1,048,319
  • Males: 503,226
  • Females: 545,093

Top 6 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (788,565)
  2. Spanish (79,440)
  3. Portuguese (37,435)
  4. French (19,355)
  5. Italian (13,760)
  6. Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (5,570)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (542,244)
  2. Episcopal Church (26,756)
  3. American Baptist Churches in the USA (20,997)
  4. Jewish Estimate (16,100)
  5. United Church of Christ (8,862)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 336,579
  • Sensory: 28,590
  • Physical: 75,621
  • Mental: 49,729
  • Self-care: 22,843
  • Go outside home: 69,506
  • Employment: 84,727

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 5,060

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 408,424
  • Utility gas: 189,128
  • Bottled or LP gas: 10,262
  • Electricity: 31,191
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 171,856
  • Coal or Coke: 323
  • Wood: 3,609
  • Solar Energy: 114
  • Other fuel: 1,195
  • No fuel used: 746

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 784,941
  • No vehicle: 82,438
  • 1 or more vehicle: 702,503

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 10,920
  • No High School: 45,392
  • Some High School: 96,774
  • High School: 192,914
  • Some College: 122,261
  • Associate's Degree: 48,495
  • College Degree: 110,175
  • Master's Degree: 46,872
  • Professional Degree: 13,788
  • Doctoral Degree: 6,982

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 408,424
  • Owners with phone: 244,374
  • Owners without phone: 776
  • Renters with phone: 158,113
  • Renters without phone: 5,161
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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