Rhode Island Rhode Island State Facts

There are fewer men than woman in Rhode Island. The overall gender ratio is 94 men to 100 women.

The Rhode Island flag was adopted on July 27, 1640. The flag has been ranked the 18th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The Rhode Island quarter was the 13th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on May 21, 2001.

Recent estimates put Rhode Island's population at around 1,055,000 people (44th out of 56).The population density is 1020.5 people per square mile (4th out of 56).

Someone from Rhode Island is known as a Rhode Islander. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

Rhode Island was the 13th state when it joined the United States on May 29, 1790. Prior to 1790, Rhode Island was known as "Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations."

Essential Rhode Island Facts

  • RI
    Postal Code
    The Rhode Island postal code is RI. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 94 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 511,363 men
    Female Population: 543,810 women
  • State Flag
    The 3 main colors in the Rhode Island flag are #FFFFFF, #FEC500, and #003271
  • State Quarter
    The Rhode Island Quarter was released in May 05, 2001.
    Total Mintage: 0.87 billion.
    Engraver: Thomas D. Rodgers
  • Population and Area
    Population: 1,055,173 people
    Land Area: 1,034 square miles
    Population Density: 1,055,173 people per square mile

Areas Codes in Rhode Island (2)

  • 401
  • 508

Rhode Island Counties (5)

County Top Cities
Bristol County Barrington, Bristol, and Warren
Kent County Coventry, East Greenwich, Greene, Warwick, West Greenwich, and West Warwick
Newport County Adamsville, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, and Portsmouth
Providence County Albion, Central Falls, Chepachet, Clayville, Cranston, and Cumberland
Washington County Ashaway, Block Island, Bradford, Carolina, Charlestown, and Exeter
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