Rhode Island Population, Area, and Density
The population of Rhode Island is 1,055,173 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Rhode Island is ranked number 44 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 81.7% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Rhode Island is 1,544.8 square miles. There state is 66.9% land and 33.1% water. The population density in Rhode Island is 1,020.5 people per square mile (4th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 1,055,173 people ÷ 1,034.0 sq mi
Population Density = 1,020.5 people per sq mile
|Population||1,055,173 (44th out of 56)||1,052,567 (44th out of 56)||1,048,319 (44th out of 56)|
|Difference||81.7% below avg||81.2% below avg||79.4% below avg|
|Total Area||1,544.8 mi2||4,001 km2||988,667 acres||(52nd out of 56)|
|Land Area||1,034.0 mi2||2,678 km2||661,747 acres||(66.9%)|
|Water Area||511.2 mi2||1,324 km2||327,167 acres||(33.1%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||1,020.5 (4th out of 56)||1,018.0 (4th out of 56)||1,013.8 (4th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||134.7% above avg||144.9% above avg||154.6% above avg|