Aggregated Rhode Island News Articles
- Lawmakers want to change name of Rhode Island's main airport
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - An effort to rename Rhode Island's main airport has moved closer to becoming law. The House of Representatives voted 55-17 Wednesday to rename T.F. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:43:08 -0400.
- House passes bill that would improve mastectomy coverage
The Rhode Island house approved legislation that ensures insurance covers all costs for a mastectomy
The Associated Press. Seattle Times. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:55:41 -0700.
- Competition for Rhode Island homes remains 'fierce'
The demand for Rhode Island homes continues to rise
Associated Press. Boston.com. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:25:25 +0000.
- Police replace stuffed cheetah lost on interstate
A boy who lost a stuffed animal on a highway has a new one thanks to the Rhode Island State Police.
Fox News. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:57:05 GMT.
- Rhode Island will let 'dreamers' continue to get licenses
Rhode Island will allow "dreamers" to continue getting driver's licenses in the state as the federal government weighs immigration policy
Associated Press. Boston.com. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:20:54 +0000.
- Losing side vows to appeal in fight over oldest US...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A lawyer for congregants at the oldest synagogue in the United States said they want to take their fight for ownership of the ...
Daily Mail. Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:31:18 +0100.
- Republicans call for marine life study commission
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A group of Rhode Island state legislators want to create a commission to study the effects of wind turbines on marine life. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 06 Jun 2018 19:26:44 -0400.
- Rhode Island bans bump stocks, joining neighboring states
The move comes as the national debate on gun control appears to be stalled
CBS News. Sat, 02 Jun 2018 16:12:29 +0000.
- Citizens makes big mortgage move with $500M acquisition
The Rhode Island regional agreed to buy Franklin American Mortgage. With the acquisition it would have one of the nation's 15 largest bank-owned mortgage platforms.
American Banker. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 08:33:12 GMT.
- Man reportedly "clowning around" on mall escalator falls to death, police say
45-year-old in Rhode Island mall lost balance on escalator, fell backward from upper level and hit his head on a table below
CBS News. Tue, 29 May 2018 19:02:11 +0000.
Rhode Island Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Rhode Island as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||1,056,426||0.08|
|July 1, 2015||1,055,607||0.11|
|July 1, 2014||1,054,480||0.14|
|July 1, 2013||1,053,033||0.01|
|July 1, 2012||1,052,901||0.04|
|July 1, 2011||1,052,451||-0.08|
|July 1, 2010||1,053,337|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Rhode Island was 1,052,567.
In 2008, the estimated population of Rhode Island was 1,050,788, whereas
in 2006, the population of Rhode Island was about 1,058,991.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Rhode Island's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Rhode Island
web page. For maps of Rhode Island,
visit this Rhode Island Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Providence, Rhode Island.
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