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
Postal CodeThe Rhode Island postal code is RI. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 94 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 1,022,726 men
Female Population: 1,087,620 women
State FlagThe 3 main colors in the Rhode Island flag are #FFFFFF, #FEC500, and #003271
Population and AreaPopulation: 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)
Rhode Island Counties (5)
|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|