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Quick Facts About Rhode Island


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Rhode Island is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rhode Island jobs have Increased by 1.60 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Rhode Island's cost of living is 21.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Rhode Island's population is 1,056,300 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.64 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Rhode Island is $236,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -20.55%.
    SCHOOLS
    Rhode Island public schools spend $16,657 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Rhode Island.

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  6/6/2015
BEAUTIFUL BUT EXPENSIVE

RHODE ISLAND HAS BEAUTIFUL OCEAN BEACHES, OUTSTANDING COLONIAL ARCHECTURE AND GREAT NATURAL BEAUTY OUTSIDE THE MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREAS. WITHIN THE CITIES, WELL-KEPT... (Read More)

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  1/16/2014
RI is Unfriendly

I lived in RI for 20 years and have moved to Massachusetts. Thankfully I left this state. Although Providence has some residents from elsewhere due to the colleges, the... (Read More)

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  10/3/2013
Nothing is perfect

I moved to Rhode Island two years ago, and I do not understand why so many residents on these forums are so negative about the state. I've lived in Florida (Miami),... (Read More)

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