Rhode Island Population 1900-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Rhode Island from 1900 to 2021.
  • The population of Rhode Island in 2021 was 1,095,610, a 0.06% decline from 2020.
  • The population of Rhode Island in 2020 was 1,096,229, a 3.6% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Rhode Island in 2019 was 1,058,158, a 0.11% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Rhode Island in 2018 was 1,059,338, a 0.26% increase from 2017.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,237,836
Texas 29,527,941
Florida 21,781,128
New York 19,835,913
Pennsylvania 12,964,056
Illinois 12,671,469
Ohio 11,780,017
Georgia 10,799,566
North Carolina 10,551,162
Michigan 10,050,811
New Jersey 9,267,130
Virginia 8,642,274
Washington 7,738,692
Arizona 7,276,316
Massachusetts 6,984,723
Tennessee 6,975,218
Indiana 6,805,985
Missouri 6,168,187
Maryland 6,165,129
Wisconsin 5,895,908
Colorado 5,812,069
Minnesota 5,707,390
South Carolina 5,190,705
Alabama 5,039,877
Louisiana 4,624,047
Kentucky 4,509,394
Oregon 4,246,155
Oklahoma 3,986,639
Connecticut 3,605,597
Utah 3,337,975
Iowa 3,193,079
Nevada 3,143,991
Arkansas 3,025,891
Mississippi 2,949,965
Kansas 2,934,582
New Mexico 2,115,877
Nebraska 1,963,692
Idaho 1,900,923
West Virginia 1,782,959
Hawaii 1,441,553
New Hampshire 1,388,992
Maine 1,372,247
Montana 1,104,271
Rhode Island 1,095,610
Delaware 1,003,384
North Dakota 774,948
Alaska 732,673
Wyoming 578,803
Rhode Island - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 1,095,610 -0.06%
2020 1,096,229 3.60%
2019 1,058,158 -0.11%
2018 1,059,338 0.26%
2017 1,056,554 -0.12%
2016 1,057,816 0.09%
2015 1,056,886 0.04%
2014 1,056,511 0.09%
2013 1,055,560 0.06%
2012 1,054,893 0.10%
2011 1,053,829 -0.02%
2010 1,053,994 0.03%
2009 1,053,646 -0.13%
2008 1,055,003 -0.22%
2007 1,057,315 -0.54%
2006 1,063,096 -0.45%
2005 1,067,916 -0.62%
2004 1,074,579 0.30%
2003 1,071,342 0.50%
2002 1,065,995 0.84%
2001 1,057,142 0.65%
2000 1,050,268 6.00%
1999 990,819 0.32%
1998 987,704 0.07%
1997 986,966 -0.09%
1996 987,858 -0.14%
1995 989,203 -0.42%
1994 993,412 -0.44%
1993 997,852 -0.27%
1992 1,000,571 -0.34%
1991 1,003,990 -0.07%
1990 1,004,649 0.40%
1989 1,000,666 0.43%
1988 996,408 0.69%
1987 989,604 1.25%
1986 977,341 0.87%
1985 968,955 0.73%
1984 961,894 0.58%
1983 956,382 0.23%
1982 954,170 0.12%
1981 953,013 0.45%
1980 948,773 -0.17%
1979 950,382 -0.15%
1978 951,816 0.17%
1977 950,230 0.44%
1976 946,089 0.35%
1975 942,788 -0.82%
1974 950,615 -2.57%
1973 975,738 0.10%
1972 974,790 1.21%
1971 963,107 1.41%
1970 949,723 1.90%
1969 932,000 1.08%
1968 922,000 1.43%
1967 909,000 1.11%
1966 899,000 0.67%
1965 893,000 0.90%
1964 885,000 1.03%
1963 876,000 0.57%
1962 871,000 1.52%
1961 858,000 0.35%
1960 855,000 -0.23%
1959 857,000 -0.12%
1958 858,000 0.82%
1957 851,000 1.31%
1956 840,000 2.07%
1955 823,000 0.86%
1954 816,000 0.12%
1953 815,000 1.62%
1952 802,000 2.30%
1951 784,000 -0.25%
1950 786,000 -1.87%
1949 801,000 1.78%
1948 787,000 1.42%
1947 776,000 0.78%
1946 770,000 -0.77%
1945 776,000 -2.39%
1944 795,000 4.61%
1943 760,000 1.60%
1942 748,000 2.33%
1941 731,000 1.67%
1940 719,000 2.57%
1939 701,000 1.01%
1938 694,000 0.00%
1937 694,000 1.17%
1936 686,000 1.18%
1935 678,000 0.44%
1934 675,000 0.00%
1933 675,000 -0.30%
1932 677,000 -0.59%
1931 681,000 -0.73%
1930 686,000 0.29%
1929 684,000 0.88%
1928 678,000 0.15%
1927 677,000 -0.59%
1926 681,000 0.15%
1925 680,000 1.64%
1924 669,000 1.98%
1923 656,000 1.86%
1922 644,000 2.38%
1921 629,000 2.61%
1920 613,000 1.66%
1919 603,000 -0.17%
1918 604,000 -0.33%
1917 606,000 1.34%
1916 598,000 0.17%
1915 597,000 1.36%
1914 589,000 1.90%
1913 578,000 1.94%
1912 567,000 1.98%
1911 556,000 2.02%
1910 545,000 2.44%
1909 532,000 2.50%
1908 519,000 2.77%
1907 505,000 2.64%
1906 492,000 2.29%
1905 481,000 2.12%
1904 471,000 2.39%
1903 460,000 2.22%
1902 450,000 2.04%
1901 441,000 2.56%
1900 430,000 0.00%