Rhode Island Census Data

Data for Rhode Island show that the five most populous cities or towns and their 2010 Census counts are Providence, 178,042; Warwick, 82,672; Cranston, 80,387; Pawtucket, 71,148; and East Providence, 47,037. Providence grew by 2.5 percent since the 2000 Census. Warwick decreased by 3.7 percent, Cranston grew by 1.4 percent, Pawtucket decreased by 2.5 percent, and East Providence decreased by 3.4 percent.

The largest county is Providence, with a population of 626,667. Its population grew by 0.8 percent since 2000. The other counties are Kent, with a population of 166,158 (decrease of 0.6 percent); Washington, 126,979 (increase of 2.8 percent); Newport, 82,888 (decrease of 3.0 percent); and Bristol, 49,875 (decrease of 1.5 percent). Read More »