Moving to Rhode Island

Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com

Rhode Island is actually surrounded by land on three sides, but you wouldn't necessarily know that, as much of life in the state still focuses on the water. Popular outdoor activites include boating and fishing as well as hiking, hunting and golfing. Although Rhode Island is the smallest state in America, it isn't lacking in things to offer its residens and visitors.

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Rhode Island Compared to USA Averages
USA Rhode Island
Population: 311,591,917 1,076,189
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 62.5%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 83.7%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 30.3%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.47
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 1,018.1
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 22.9
Average Home Price: $188,400 $279,300
Median Household Income: $51,914 $54,902
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 12.2%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 25/20/25

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.

Source: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

Key Facts About Rhode Island
State Capital: Providence
Top 5 Cities: Providence
Warwick
Cranston
Pawtucket
East Providence
Major Newspapers: Newport Daily News
Pawtucket Times
Providence Business News
Providence Journal
Block Island Times
Major Sports Teams: None

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