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Rhode Island covers 1,045 square miles, with a 2020
estimated population of 1,097,379 people (USDA-ERS).
Providence is the state capital. The state's largest
cities are Providence, Warwick and Cranston. According to
2021 data from the U.S. Census Bureau, an estimated 83.6% of the
state's population is white, 8.5% is African-American,
3.7% is Asian, 1.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native,
0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and
16.3% is of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Rhode Island Rural Healthcare Facilities
Critical Access Hospitals
Rural Health Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers*
Short Term/PPS Hospitals*
*Sites located outside of Urbanized Areas according to data.HRSA.gov
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rhode Island
3.1% of Rhode Island residents lack health insurance
(Kaiser, 2020). According to the USDA Economic Research
Service, the average per capita income for Rhode Island
residents in 2020 was $60,825. The ERS reports, based on
2019 ACS data, that the state-wide poverty rate is 11.6%.
11.2% of the population has not completed high school
according to 2015-2019 ACS data reported by ERS. The
unemployment rate in Rhode Island is 9.4% (USDA-ERS,
Foundation State Health Facts;
U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts;
USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
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