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2000 - 2010
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Race & Ethnic Origin

2010
Census
Population

2000
Census
Population

Numeric
Change

Percent
Change

2010 Census

Percent
of State
Percent
of County
Rhode Island 1,052,567 1,048,319 4,248 0.4% 100.0% N/A
    White alone 856,869 891,191 -34,322 -3.9% 81.4% N/A
    Black or African American alone 60,189 46,908 13,281 28.3% 5.7% N/A
    American Indian & Alaska Native alone 6,058 5,121 937 18.3% 0.6% N/A
    Asian alone 30,457 23,665 6,792 28.7% 2.9% N/A
    Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander alone 554 567 -13 -2.3% 0.1% N/A
    Some Other Race alone 63,653 52,616 11,037 21.0% 6.0% N/A
  Two or More Races 34,787 28,251 6,536 23.1% 3.3% N/A
             
  Hispanic or Latino 130,655 90,820 39,835 43.9% 12.4% N/A
  Not Hispanic or Latino: 921,912 957,499 -35,587 -3.7% 87.6% N/A
             
Bristol County 49,875 50,648 -773 -1.5% 4.7% 100.0%
    White alone 47,752 49,034 -1,282 -2.6% 4.5% 95.7%
    Black or African American alone 398 349 49 14.0% 0.0% 0.8%
    American Indian & Alaska Native alone 80 82 -2 -2.4% 0.0% 0.2%
    Asian alone 716 505 211 41.8% 0.1% 1.4%
    Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander alone 3 14 -11 -78.6% 0.0% 0.0%
    Some Other Race alone 185 150 35 23.3% 0.0% 0.4%
  Two or More Races 741 514 227 44.2% 0.1% 1.5%
             
  Hispanic or Latino 989 572 417 72.9% 0.1% 2.0%
  Not Hispanic or Latino: 48,886 50,076 -1,190 -2.4% 4.6% 98.0%
             
Kent County 166,158 167,090 -932 -0.6% 15.8% 100.0%
    White alone 155,219 159,645 -4,426 -2.8% 14.7% 93.4%
    Black or African American alone 2,405 1,558 847 54.4% 0.2% 1.4%
    American Indian & Alaska Native alone 437 388 49 12.6% 0.0% 0.3%
    Asian alone 3,378 2,241 1,137 50.7% 0.3% 2.0%
    Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander alone 39 32 7 21.9% 0.0% 0.0%
    Some Other Race alone 1,610 1,086 524 48.3% 0.2% 1.0%
  Two or More Races 3,070 2,140 930 43.5% 0.3% 1.8%
             
  Hispanic or Latino 5,309 2,827 2,482 87.8% 0.5% 3.2%
  Not Hispanic or Latino: 160,849 164,263 -3,414 -2.1% 15.3% 96.8%
             
Newport County 82,888 85,433 -2,545 -3.0% 7.9% 100.0%
    White alone 74,729 78,136 -3,407 -4.4% 7.1% 90.2%
    Black or African American alone 2,864 3,184 -320 -10.1% 0.3% 3.5%
    American Indian & Alaska Native alone 315 365 -50 -13.7% 0.0% 0.4%
    Asian alone 1,288 1,054 234 22.2% 0.1% 1.6%
    Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander alone 63 56 7 12.5% 0.0% 0.1%
    Some Other Race alone 1,150 935 215 23.0% 0.1% 1.4%
  Two or More Races 2,479 1,703 776 45.6% 0.2% 3.0%
             
  Hispanic or Latino 3,512 2,409 1,103 45.8% 0.3% 4.2%
  Not Hispanic or Latino: 79,376 83,024 -3,648 -4.4% 7.5% 95.8%
             
Providence County 626,667 621,602 5,065 0.8% 59.5% 100.0%
    White alone 460,033 487,235 -27,202 -5.6% 43.7% 73.4%
    Black or African American alone 53,040 40,685 12,355 30.4% 5.0% 8.5%
    American Indian & Alaska Native alone 4,123 3,143 980 31.2% 0.4% 0.7%
    Asian alone 23,006 18,007 4,999 27.8% 2.2% 3.7%
    Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander alone 420 435 -15 -3.4% 0.0% 0.1%
    Some Other Race alone 59,862 49,871 9,991 20.0% 5.7% 9.6%
  Two or More Races 26,183 22,226 3,957 17.8% 2.5% 4.2%
             
  Hispanic or Latino 117,819 83,232 34,587 41.6% 11.2% 18.8%
  Not Hispanic or Latino: 508,848 538,370 -29,522 -5.5% 48.3% 81.2%
             
Washington County 126,979 123,546 3,433 2.8% 12.1% 100.0%
    White alone 119,136 117,141 1,995 1.7% 11.3% 93.8%
    Black or African American alone 1,482 1,132 350 30.9% 0.1% 1.2%
    American Indian & Alaska Native alone 1,103 1,143 -40 -3.5% 0.1% 0.9%
    Asian alone 2,069 1,858 211 11.4% 0.2% 1.6%
    Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander alone 29 30 -1 -3.3% 0.0% 0.0%
    Some Other Race alone 846 574 272 47.4% 0.1% 0.7%
  Two or More Races 2,314 1,668 646 38.7% 0.2% 1.8%
             
  Hispanic or Latino 3,026 1,780 1,246 70.0% 0.3% 2.4%
  Not Hispanic or Latino: 123,953 121,766 2,187 1.8% 11.8% 97.6%
 

Source: US Bureau of the Census

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