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Capital: Providence

State abbreviation/Postal code: R.I./RI

Governor: Gina Raimondo, D (to Jan. 2019)

Lieut. Governor: Daniel McKee, D (to Jan. 2019)

Senators:Jack Reed, D (to Jan. 2021); Sheldon Whitehouse, D (to Jan. 2019)

U.S. Representatives: 2

Historical biographies of Congressional members

Secy. of State: Nellie Gorbea, D (to Jan. 2019)

Atty. General: Peter Kilmartin, D (to Jan. 2019)

General Treasurer: Seth Magaziner, D (to Jan. 2019)

Entered Union (rank): May 29, 1790 (13)

Present constitution adopted: 1843

Motto: Hope

State symbols:

flower violet (unofficial) (1968)
tree red maple (official) (1964)
bird Rhode Island red hen (official) (1954)
shell quahog (official)
mineral bowenite (1966)
stone cumberlandite (1966)
colors blue, white, and gold (in state flag)
song “Rhode Island, It’s for Me” (1996)
Official name: The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Nickname: The Ocean State

Origin of name: From the Greek Island of Rhodes

Largest cities (2010 est.): Providence, 178,042; Warwick, 82,672; Cranston, 80,387; Pawtucket, 71,148; East Providence, 47,037; Woonsocket, 41,186; Newport, 24,672; Central Falls, 19,376

Land area: 1,045 sq mi. (2,706 sq km)

Geographic center: In Kent Co., 1 mi. SSW of Crompton

Number of counties: 5

Largest county by population and area:Providence, 626,667 (2010); Providence, 413 sq mi.

State parks: 14

Residents: Rhode Islander

2011 resident population est.: 1,051,302

2010 resident census population (rank):1,052,567 (43). Male: 508,400 (48.3%); Female:544,167 (51.7%). White: 856,869 (81.4%); Black: 60,189 (5.7%); American Indian: 6,058 (0.6%); Asian: 30,457 (2.9%); Other race:63,653 (6.0%); Two or more races: 34,787 (3.3%); Hispanic/Latino: 130,655 (12.4%). 2010 population 18 and over: 78.7%; 65 and over: 14.4%; median age: 39.4.

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