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State of Rhode Island

Rhode Island, abbreviated "RI", is in the New England region of the U.S. Its capital is Providence.

There were 1,048,319 people in Rhode Island as of the 2000 census.

The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on May 29, 1790.

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Top Rhode Island College Towns

(The 10 cities and towns with the most colleges.)

Note: Student counts are with available data; actual counts may be higher.

Rank City or Town Colleges Students
1 Providence Colleges 5 34,948
2 Bristol Colleges 2 5,172
3 Newport Colleges 2 2,729
4 Pawtucket Colleges 2 802
5 Warwick Colleges 1 16,811
6 Kingston Colleges 1 15,650
7 Smithfield Colleges 1 3,733
8 Cranston Colleges 1 320
9 East Providence Colleges 1 147
10 North Providence Colleges 1 98

Rhode Island Cities and Towns

City or Town Pop. County
Barrington 16,819 Bristol
Bristol 22,469 Bristol
Burrillville 15,796 Providence
Central Falls 18,928 Providence
Charlestown 7,859 Washington
Coventry 33,668 Kent
Cranston 79,269 Providence
Cumberland 31,840 Providence
East Greenwich 12,948 Kent
East Providence 48,688 Providence
Exeter 6,045 Washington
Foster 4,274 Providence
Glocester 9,948 Providence
Hopkinton 7,836 Washington
Jamestown 5,622 Newport
Johnston 28,195 Providence
Kingston 5,446 Washington
Lincoln 20,898 Providence
Little Compton 3,593 Newport
Middletown 17,334 Newport
Narragansett 16,361 Washington
New Shoreham 1,010 Washington
Newport 26,475 Newport
North Kingstown 26,326 Washington
North Providence 32,411 Providence
North Smithfield 10,618 Providence
Pawtucket 72,958 Providence
Portsmouth 17,149 Newport
Providence 173,618 Providence
Richmond 7,222 Washington
Scituate 10,324 Providence
Smithfield 20,613 Providence
South Kingstown 27,921 Washington
Tiverton 15,260 Newport
Warren 11,360 Bristol
Warwick 85,808 Kent
West Greenwich 5,085 Kent
West Warwick 29,581 Kent
Westerly 22,966 Washington
Woonsocket 43,224 Providence
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Rhode Island Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,048,319 100%
Male 503,635 48%
Female 544,684 52%
Under 18 247,822 23.6%
18+ 800,497 76.4%
65+ 152,402 14.5%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 3.07
White 891,191 85%
African-American 46,908 4.5%
Asian 23,665 2.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5,121 0.5%
Other 52,616 5%
Mixed Race 28,251 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 90,820 8.7%
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Rhode Island National Parks

Blackstone River Valley (Heritage Area)
One Depot Square
Woonsocket, Rhode Island 2895

Roger Williams (Monument/Memorial)
282 North Main Street
Providence, Rhode Island 2903

Touro Synagogue (Historic Site)
Offices and administrative center: 85 Touro Street
Newport, Rhode Island 2840

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