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Income/Poverty Data Table

Barrington
Rhode Island
US
Median household income
$74,591
$51,814
$48,451
Median family income
$84,657
$64,733
$58,526
Per capita income
$35,881
$25,937
$25,267
Families below poverty level
142 families
3%
7.8%
9.2%
Individuals below poverty level
566
3.4%
11.1%
12.4%

Statement example:
Barrington is a relatively affluent community. In 2000 the median household income ($74,591) is higher than the state median household income ($51,814) and than US median household income ($48,451). The median family income ($84,657) is higher than the state median family income ($64,733) and higher than US median family income ($58, 526). The per capita income ($35,881) is also higher than the state per capita income ($25, 937) and than US per capita income ($25,267).
Barrington has 142 families that are under the poverty level.
Barrington’s percentage of families below the poverty level (3%) is lower than the state percentage of families below poverty level (7.8%) and lower than US percentage of families below poverty level (9.2%).

The percentage of individuals below poverty level in Barrington (3.4%) is lower than the state percentage of individuals below poverty level (11.1%) and lower than US percentage of individuals below poverty level (12.4%).


Race/Ethnicity Data Table

Barrington
Rhode Island
US
White
96.4%
82.6%
75.1%
Black/African Americans
.7%
5.1%
12.3%
Asian
1.8%
2.8%
3.6%
Hispanic
1.1%
11%
12.5%

Statement example:
Barrington has a preponderance of white people. The percentage of white people in this town (96.4%) is higher than the percentage for the state of Rhode Island (82.6%) and than US percentage of white people (75.1%). The next largest ethnic group is Asians (1.8%), followed by Hispanics (1.1%). The Black/African Americans group only represents .7% of the population.