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14,939
14,939 Total Auto Jobs in Rhode Island
2.31%
2.31% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$848M
Total Labor Income Annually
$1.55B
Total Car Sales in 2018
49.2K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$92.5M
Total State Tax revenue
2.6%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$113.9M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$64.6M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$25.3M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$114.1M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$1.5M
Corporate Profits Tax
$11.7M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

859,116

Registered

By Body Style

By Powertrain

The Rhode Island average age of vehicles is 10.94 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

49,166

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

By Powertrain

$51.44B
$51.44 Billion Total Imports
$608.8M
$608.8 Million Total Exports
$6.86B
$6.86 Billion Total Imports
$59.3M
$59.3 Million Total Exports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.
Gasoline Stations 635
Electric Charging Stations 85
Biodiesel Stations 2
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 1
Hydrogen Stations 0
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 6

$31,573

$31,573 Average MSRP Per New Car

$63,870

$63,870 Median Household Income

$5,323

$5,323 Median Monthly Household Income

$481

$481 Median Monthly New Car Payment

9.03%

9.03% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

Volkswagen Group of America

Location Employees
Port-Davisville Davisville 2