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Analysis: Providence College athletes No. 1 in Rhode Island for economic impact

Providence College sports programs brought in $92,130 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Rhode Island that year, according to a Rhode Island Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Rhode Island posted 22nd highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Rhode Island ranked No. 22 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Rhode Island posted 23rd highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Rhode Island ranked No. 23 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Rhode Island gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Rhode Island ranked No. 35 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Rhode Island ranked No. 51 in average charitable giving

Rhode Island residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $3,354 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Rhode Island has 15th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Rhode Island posted the 15th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Brown University has most student athletes in Rhode Island

Brown University ranked No. 1 for student athletic participation in the state, according to a Rhode Island Business Daily analysis of college sports participation.

Rhode Island’s population rose 0.1% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Rhode Island’s population increased by 829, or 0.1 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

College wrestling earned nearly $800,000 for Rhode Island schools in 2016

Brown University wrestling brought in $15,298 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Rhode Island that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Washington County has lowest home affordability in state

Washington County posted the lowest home affordability index in Rhode Island, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Washington among counties with worst home affordability

Washington County ranked No. 323 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

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