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Commuting Patterns from 2000 Census

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Total
Residents

RI

MA

CT

ME

NH

VT

NY

NJ

PA

FL

Other
States

Inter-
national

Bristol County

24,323

20,543

3,489

111

5

27

0

23

17

10

7

75

16

Kent County

83,793

77,902

4,130

1,353

10

47

6

77

29

13

13

190

23

Newport County

43,684

36,795

5,993

327

17

32

0

114

4

40

5

265

92

Providence County

276,324

231,767

41,055

2,081

34

88

40

317

103

85

68

559

127

Washington County

62,781

53,277

1,471

7,443

14

6

6

122

25

18

24

294

81

Rhode Island

490,905

420,284

56,138

11,315

80

200

52

653

178

166

117

1,383

339

Percent of Total

100.0%

85.6%

11.4%

2.3%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.1%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.3%

0.1%

1990 RI Comparison

481,230

87.8%

9.7%

1.9%

0.6%


Numbers reflect workers 16 years old and over in the commuter flow.

International includes foreign countries and 'at sea' responses.

Source: US Census Bureau

 

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