Kent County, Rhode Island (RI)

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County population in 2012: 164,843 (92% urban, 8% rural); it was 167,090 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 36,876
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,170
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 48,187
Renter-occupied apartments: 19,599 (it was 19,133 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

39%

Land area: 170 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 973 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kent County: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.9%), Educational, health and social services (18.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Kent County, Rhode Island:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.2%)
  • Asian alone (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Rhode Island median age:  39.0 years
Males: 79,969  (48.3%)
Females: 86,189  (51.7%)

Kent County,RI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Kent County:

2.0 people
Rhode Island:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,631 ($47,617 in 1999)

This county:

$65631
Rhode Island:

$55902

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $849 (lower quartile is $629, upper quartile is $1,086)
This county:

$849
State:

$791


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $195,500 (it was $116,800 in 2000)
Kent:

$195,500
Rhode Island:

$232,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $155,000 - $290,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,715
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $644

Institutionalized population: 1,255
Kent County, RI map from a distance

Health of residents in Kent County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
53.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
85.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
79.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is more than average.
12.2% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 406 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2001: 388 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2002: 337 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2003: 279 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2004: 281 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2005: 287 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2006: 234 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2007: 287 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2008: 122 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2009: 81 buildings, average cost: $141,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,778 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,448 (1.8%)

Kent County household income distribution in 2009 Kent County home values distribution Kent County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.8%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.7% for Black residents, 16.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for American Indian residents, 5.8% for other race residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.8%
Kent County:

6.8%
Rhode Island:

14.3%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for other race residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 54 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Providence-Fall River, RI-MA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kent County is $827 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $965 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1155 a month.

Cities in this county include: Warwick, Coventry, West Warwick, East Greenwich, West Greenwich, Greene.

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Kent County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.118 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.090 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 11 µg/m3. Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 38 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Kent County: Allens Corner (A), Allens Grist Mill (B), Balm of Gilead Corner (C), Spencer Mill (D), East Greenwich Golf Course (E), Rocky Hill Fairgrounds (F), Camp E-Hun-Tee (G), General Nathaniel Green Homestead (H), Camp Bosco (I), H K Jenks Forge (J), Coventry Center (K), Westwood Camp (L), West Greenwich Center (M), Windmill Cottage (N), Warwick Museum of Art (O), Varnum Military Museum (P), Varnum Memorial Armory (Q), Varnum House Museum (R), Summit Free Library (S), Louttit Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kent County include: Hopkins Hollow Church (A), Frenchtown Baptist Church (B), East Greenwich United Methodist Church (C), West Greenwich Baptist Church (D), East Greenwich Baptist Church (E), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (F), Sharp Street Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Greenwich Cemetery (1), East Greenwich Historical Cemetery Number 1 (2), East Greenwich Historical Cemetery Number 2 (3), East Greenwich Historical Cemetery Number 3 (4), East Greenwich Historical Cemetery Number 4 (5), East Greenwich Historical Cemetery Number 6 (6), East Greenwich Historical Cemetery Number 7 (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Eisenhower Lake (A), Wickaboxet Pond (B), Tillinghast Pond (C), Carbuncle Pond (D), Briggs Pond (E), Fry Pond (F), Yard Pond (G), Carr Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Quidnick Brook (A), Boyd Brook (B), Big River (C), Kelley Brook (D), Congdon River (E), Nooseneck River (F), Negro Sawmill Brook (G), Pine Swamp Brook (H), McCuster Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kent County include: Big River State Management Area (1), Audubon Society George B Parker Woodland (2), Davis Memorial Wildlife Refuge (3), Nicholas Farm Management Area (4), Carbuncle Pond Management Area (5), East Greenwich Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bristol County , Providence County , Washington County , New London County, Connecticut , Windham County, Connecticut .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Rhode Island:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 8,945
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,107 (65% naturalized citizens)

Kent County:

4.9%
Whole state:

11.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,040
  • 1990 to 1994: 670
  • 1985 to 1989: 738
  • 1980 to 1984: 737
  • 1975 to 1979: 990
  • 1970 to 1974: 868
  • 1970 to 1974: 920
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,144

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.1%

Kent County marital status for males Kent County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Kent County with a mortgage: 31,175 (3,388 second mortgage, 4,431 home equity loan, 167 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,400

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

70.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kent County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic79,33723
Mainline Protestant9,85331
Evangelical Protestant3,78621
Other2,17511
None71,007-
Kent County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Kent County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Kent County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 169
This county:

10.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kent County:

8.4%
Rhode Island:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

22.6%
State:

22.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

16.3%

Agriculture in Kent County:

Average size of farms: 78 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $37,554
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2119.69
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.09%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.92%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,887
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,553
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.31
Vegetables: 50 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Kent County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Rhode Island state average. It is 18628824.0 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Kent County-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.8 miles away from Kent County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 189.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from Kent County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 256.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Kent County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Portugal (17%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Italy (8%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Philippines (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kent County (%):

  • Italian (20%)
  • Irish (19%)
  • English (11%)
  • French (except Basque) (10%)
  • French Canadian (6%)
  • Portuguese (6%)
  • German (4%)

Kent County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 72,530 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 7,333 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 744 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 12 (0%)
  • Railroad: 166 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 31 (0%)
  • Taxi: 20 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 63 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 100 (0%)
  • Walked: 994 (1%)
  • Other means: 278 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,517 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Kent County, Rhode Island in 2000:

  • 1,230 people in nursing homes
  • 204 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 161 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 110 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 43 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 25 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 18 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Kent County, Rhode Island in 2010:

  • 1,230 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 163 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 58 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,162.

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Rhode Island average:

4.87%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($511 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.02%
Rhode Island average:

0.09%

3.85% relocated from other counties in Rhode Island ($29,228 average AGI)
1.79% relocated from other states ($16,198 average AGI)
Kent County:

1.79%
Rhode Island average:

2.86%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Providence County, RI  2.82% ($42,204 average AGI)
from Washington County, RI  0.82% ($43,231)
from Newport County, RI  0.14% ($55,784)
from Bristol County, MA  0.14% ($54,177)
from New London County, CT  0.07% ($50,531)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.06% ($77,333)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.06% ($54,075)


6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Rhode Island average:

5.44%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($691 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.04%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

3.53% relocated to other counties in Rhode Island ($24,284 average AGI)
2.63% relocated to other states ($21,180 average AGI)
Kent County:

2.63%
Rhode Island average:

3.46%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Providence County, RI  2.60% ($38,551 average AGI)
to Washington County, RI  0.73% ($55,551)
to Bristol County, MA  0.17% ($42,822)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.14% ($6,970)
to Newport County, RI  0.13% ($46,300)
to Broward County, FL  0.08% ($39,825)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.08% ($56,464)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.7

Births per 1000 population in Kent County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Kent County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Kent County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 29,539 (24,987 aged, 4,552 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8808.970
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 185.920
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33876.37

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 971.5
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 986.070
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16.9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 63.04
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 120.050

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18.65
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 29.5
  • Poisoning - 26.9
  • Suffocation - 25.3
  • Other - 13.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 164,622

Size of family households: 18,964 2-persons, 10,821 3-persons, 8,784 4-persons, 3,483 5-persons, 1,121 6-persons, 574 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 20,073 1-person, 4,250 2-persons, 380 3-persons, 148 4-persons, 34 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

28,199 married couples with children.
7,812 single-parent households (1,777 men, 6,035 women).

91.5% of residents of Kent County speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
5.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $963,711,000 ($5599 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $42,335,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $456,332,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $252,158,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,760,000
Federal grants: $166,212,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,552,000 ($4,629,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $72,698,000 ($20,557,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,617,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $89,565,000
Federal Government insurance: $281,531,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,749
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 8,983
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +795
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,109
Here +18 per 1000 residents
State -5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Kent County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.38 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 686
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,256
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,538
  • 1980 to 1989: 9,538
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,688
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,491
  • 1950 to 1959: 11,747
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,843
  • 1939 or earlier: 14,667
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kent County, Rhode Island
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 144
  • 3 rooms: 979
  • 4 rooms: 4,692
  • 5 rooms: 11,530
  • 6 rooms: 12,537
  • 7 rooms: 8,486
  • 8 rooms: 5,381
  • 9+ rooms: 4,438
  • 1 room: 763
  • 2 rooms: 2,144
  • 3 rooms: 5,419
  • 4 rooms: 5,178
  • 5 rooms: 3,174
  • 6 rooms: 1,520
  • 7 rooms: 509
  • 8 rooms: 239
  • 9+ rooms: 187
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kent County, Rhode Island
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 1,602
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,679
  • 3 bedrooms: 25,419
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,005
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,460
  • no bedroom: 920
  • 1 bedroom: 8,024
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,761
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,832
  • 4 bedrooms: 479
  • 5+ bedrooms: 117
Cars and other vehicles available in Kent County, Rhode Island in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,501
  • 1 vehicle: 12,578
  • 2 vehicles: 23,892
  • 3 vehicles: 7,801
  • 4 vehicles: 1,788
  • 5+ vehicles: 627
  • no vehicle: 3,330
  • 1 vehicle: 9,849
  • 2 vehicles: 5,008
  • 3 vehicles: 748
  • 4 vehicles: 153
  • 5+ vehicles: 45

64% of Kent County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Rhode Island.

Kent County:

64.1%
State average:

59.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $112,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kent County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49.7%)
  • Utility gas (44.2%)
  • Electricity (3.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (50.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30.6%)
  • Electricity (14.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,641
Here:

14.4%
Rhode Island:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 993
Here:

11.2%
Rhode Island:

12.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,865
Here:

25.5%
Rhode Island:

43.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Kent County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Kent County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 37 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED873$182,882810$189,8374,458$189,843327$89,16811$2,297,909198$150,76346$48,935
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED59$193,74663$201,492349$199,86831$75,0000$09$150,0009$52,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED157$179,140145$167,2211,421$211,485156$55,3652$267,50093$150,98922$63,455
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN88$175,61496$180,323793$204,14835$112,5140$042$159,5482$16,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS32$161,21940$182,675282$211,4186$157,5000$013$124,5387$51,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 37 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED116$216,13881$259,4321$138,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED41$221,70748$248,1252$216,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$180,02918$239,6111$138,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$211,7504$287,2501$138,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$231,6672$291,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Kent County, RI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,80481.2 years
John1,63073.7 years
Joseph1,32274.7 years
William1,20174.5 years
George82574.1 years
Robert80168.4 years
James78473.1 years
Helen67780.1 years
Charles67075.6 years
Margaret63680.0 years
Most common last names in Kent County, RI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson39677.6 years
Smith34376.3 years
Brown26675.6 years
Anderson25179.1 years
Martin18975.6 years
Miller15777.6 years
Sullivan14576.1 years
Petrarca14275.9 years
Murphy12178.2 years
Taylor11375.9 years
Businesses in Kent County, RI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kohl's1
ALDI1La Quinta1
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture3
Advance Auto Parts3LensCrafters2
Aeropostale1Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott3
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets19
Ashley Furniture2McDonald's5
Audi1Men's Wearhouse2
AutoZone3Motel 61
Avenue1Motherhood Maternity1
BMW1New Balance3
Bakers1New York & Co1
Barnes & Noble1Nike4
Bath & Body Works1Nissan2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Ben & Jerry's2Olive Garden1
Best Western2On The Border1
Blockbuster1Outback1
Brooks Brothers1Outback Steakhouse1
Budget Car Rental1Panda Express1
Burger King6Panera Bread2
CVS9Papa John's Pizza1
Cache1Payless4
Casual Male XL1Penske3
Charlotte Russe1PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut2
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack5
Comfort Inn1Raymour & Flanigan1
Comfort Suites1Red Robin1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid6
Curves2Ruby Tuesday1
Decora Cabinetry4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dennys2Sears2
Domino's Pizza1Shaw's1
DressBarn1Sheraton1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel2
Dunkin Donuts32Staples2
Express1Starbucks6
Extended Stay America2Stop & Shop4
Famous Footwear1Subaru1
Fashion Bug1Subway17
FedEx25Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care2T-Mobile10
Foot Locker1T.G.I. Driday's2
Ford1T.J.Maxx1
GNC8Taco Bell2
GameStop4Target2
Gap1Toyota1
Gymboree1Toys"R"Us3
H&R Block7Trader Joe's1
Hilton4True Value1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul9
Home Depot2UPS26
HomeTown Buffet1Verizon Wireless2
Homestead Studio Suites1Victoria's Secret1
Hyundai1Volkswagen2
IHOP1Walgreens6
JCPenney1Walmart3
Johnny Rockets1Wendy's5
Jones New York2Wet Seal1
Justice1YMCA2
KFC3

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