... Rhode Island is so small it could fit into Alaska 425 times.
... The state of Rhode Island had the longest name of any state until 2020.
Rhode Island is the smallest state by area in the U.S., with a population of 1.1 million people. The state has a median household income of $63,870, putting it in 15th place. Rhode Islanders enjoy a place full of rich cultural history, with a rising economy.
Major employers of Rhode Island include the state government, Lifespan Hospital Group, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, Care New England, CVS Caremark, MetLife Insurance, Home Depot, General Dynamics, Fidelity Investments, Brown University, and Bank of America.
Two things to enjoy in Rhode Island include johnnycakes, a fried corn cake treat, and coffee milk, a blend of milk and coffee syrup that’s much tastier than it sounds. Fans of semi-professional sports should check out the Rhode Island Reds, a semi-pro soccer club that’s just getting started. Rugby is also super popular in Rhode Island, with chances for semi-pro and amateur team play.