Pawtucket Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Pawtucket Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
72,117

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.2%
5 - 17:
15.4%
18 - 24:
9.1%
25 - 34:
16.7%
35 - 54:
26.9%
55 - 64:
13.1%
Over 65 Years:
12.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
5.3%
5.3%
High School Graduates
80.3%
80.3%
College Graduated
20.2%
20.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Pawtucket
$25,830
$25,830
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Pawtucket
$46,938
$46,938
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.6%

Employment Industries in Pawtucket

 
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Healthcare
19.1%
19.1%
Retail
13.7%
13.7%
Manufacturing
13.7%
13.7%
Accommodation
9.0%
9.0%
Education
7.2%
7.2%
Administration
5.2%
5.2%
Construction
4.9%
4.9%
Other
4.1%
4.1%
Finance
4.0%
4.0%
Transportation
3.8%
3.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.6%
3.6%
Public Service
3.4%
3.4%
Wholesale
2.8%
2.8%
Arts
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
49.4%
49.4%
Black Or African American
16.4%
16.4%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
2.0%
2.0%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
8.0%
8.0%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
24.0%
24.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

Cape Verdean
12.9%
12.9%
Irish
12.6%
12.6%
Portuguese
9.9%
9.9%
French
9.7%
9.7%
Italian
6.7%
6.7%
English
5.2%
5.2%
French Canadian
4.6%
4.6%
Polish
3.0%
3.0%
German
2.6%
2.6%
African
1.6%
1.6%
Liberian
1.5%
1.5%
Haitian
1.0%
1.0%
Scottish
0.9%
0.9%
Russian
0.9%
0.9%
Swedish
0.7%
0.7%
Other Subsaharan African
0.6%
0.6%
Greek
0.5%
0.5%
Nigerian
0.5%
0.5%
Jamaican
0.5%
0.5%
Scots-Irish
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
59.0%
59.0%
Spanish
19.5%
19.5%
Portuguese
9.3%
9.3%
French
7.5%
7.5%
French Creole
4.6%
4.6%
African languages
1.5%
1.5%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
German/Yiddish
0.1%
0.1%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Pawtucket Residents:
25.6%