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Encyclopedia > Bristol County, Rhode Island

Bristol County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. As of 2000, the population is 50,648. Image File history File links Map_of_Rhode_Island_highlighting_Bristol_County. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Providence Largest city Providence Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 50th 4,005 km² 50 km 65 km 32. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 116 km² (45 mi²). 64 km² (25 mi²) of it is land and 52 km² (20 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 44.80% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent counties

Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Providence County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ... Kent County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 50,648 people, 19,033 households, and 13,361 families residing in the county. The population density was 792/km² (2,052/mi²). There were 19,881 housing units at an average density of 311/km² (805/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.81% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 1% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. 1.13% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 19,033 households out of which 31.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% were married couples living together, 9.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.80% were non-families. 25.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.04. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $50,737, and the median income for a family was $63,114. Males had a median income of $41,902 versus $28,985 for females. The per capita income for the county was $26,503. 6.30% of the population and 4.40% of families were below the poverty line. 6.20% of those under the age of 18 and 9.60% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Towns

Location of Barrington, Rhode Island. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Warren is a town located in Bristol County, Rhode Island. ...

External link

  • National Register of Historic Places listing for Bristol Co., Rhode Island
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 Capital  Providence
 Regions 

Blackstone Valley | Block Island | East Bay | Newport County | Providence | South County | Warwick/West Bay Image File history File links Flag_of_Rhode_Island. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Providence Largest city Providence Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 50th 4,005 km² 50 km 65 km 32. ... This is a list of United States state capitals: Trivia - Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals - Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana retard See also List of current and former... Nickname: Beehive of Industry Motto: Official website: http://www. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Blackstone Valley or Blackstone River Valley is a region of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. ... Block Island, shown in red, off the coast of the State of Rhode Island Block Island is an island in the Atlantic Ocean, a fragment of glacial terminal moraine approximately ten miles off the coast of Rhode Island, of which it is part, and from which it is separated by... Narragansett Bay divides the state of Rhode Island nearly in two. ... The Newport County is one of seven designated regions within the state of Rhode Island. ... The Providence County is one of seven designated regions within the state of Rhode Island. ... The South County is one of seven designated regions within the state of Rhode Island. ... The Warwick/West Bay Region is one of seven designated regions within the state of Rhode Island. ...

 Counties 

Bristol | Kent | Newport | Providence | Washington List of Rhode Island counties: Rhode Island Bristol County: formed in 1747 from land gained from Bristol County, Massachusetts after resolution of a boundary dispute between the two colonies. ... Kent County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ... Newport County is one of five counties located in the state of Rhode Island. ... Providence County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ... Washington County is a county located in the southeastern part of Rhode Island, a U.S. state. ...

 Cities 

Central Falls | Cranston | East Providence | Newport | Pawtucket | Providence | Warwick | Woonsocket Barrington Central Falls Chapatchit Cranston East Providence Johnston Narragansett Newport Pawtucket Providence Smithfield Warwick Woonsocket Categories: Cities in Rhode Island | Lists of cities in the United States ... Central Falls is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... Location of Cranston, Rhode Island. ... Location of East Providence, Rhode Island. ... A side street in Newport, Rhode Island, showing the historic buildings near the waterfront Newport is a city located in Newport County, Rhode Island, about 30 miles (48 km) south of Providence. ... Location of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. ... Nickname: Beehive of Industry Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Location of Warwick, Rhode Island. ... Location of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. ...

 Towns 

Barrington | Bristol | Burrillville | Charlestown | Coventry | Cumberland | East Greenwich | Exeter | Foster | Glocester | Greene | Hopkinton | Jamestown | Johnston | Lincoln | Little Compton | Middletown | Narragansett | New Shoreham (Block Island) | North Kingstown | North Providence | North Smithfield | Portsmouth | Richmond | Scituate | Smithfield | South Kingstown | Tiverton | Warren | West Greenwich | West Warwick | Westerly There are 32 towns in Rhode Island: Complete List of all 39 Towns and Cities in RI (ri. ... Location of Barrington, Rhode Island. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Burrillville is a town located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... Charlestown is a town located in Washington County, Rhode Island. ... Coventry is a town located in Kent County, Rhode Island. ... Cumberland is a town located in Providence County, Rhode Island, incorporated in 1746. ... Location of East Greenwich, Rhode Island. ... Exeter is a town located in Washington County, Rhode Island. ... Foster is a town located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... Location of Glocester, Rhode Island. ... Greene is a town in Kent County, Rhode Island abutting Coventry and West Greenwich. ... Hopkinton is a town located in Washington County, Rhode Island. ... Location of Jamestown, Rhode Island. ... Johnston is a town located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... Lincoln is a town located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... Location of Little Compton, Rhode Island. ... Middletown is a town located in Newport County, Rhode Island. ... Location of Narragansett, Rhode Island. ... New Shoreham is a town located on Block Island in Washington County, Rhode Island. ... North Kingstown is a town located in Washington County, Rhode Island. ... Location of North Providence, Rhode Island. ... North Smithfield is a town located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... Location of Portsmouth, Rhode Island. ... Richmond is a town located in Washington County, Rhode Island. ... Scituate is a town located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... Smithfield is a town located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... South Kingstown is a town located in Washington County, Rhode Island. ... Tiverton is a town located in Newport County, Rhode Island. ... Warren is a town located in Bristol County, Rhode Island. ... West Greenwich is a town located in Kent County, Rhode Island. ... Location of West Warwick, Rhode Island. ... Westerly, founded in 1669 by John Babcock, is a beachfront community on the south shore of Washington County, Rhode Island. ...

 Indian Tribe
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Narragansett Indian Tribe BIA map of Indian reservations in the continental United States. ... The Narragansett tribe, or more accurately Nahahiganseck Sovereign Nation, are a Native American tribe who controlled the area surrounding Narragansett Bay in present-day Rhode Island, and also portions of Connecticut, and eastern Massachusetts. ...

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