Providence, RI
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Providence 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.

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

Providence Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
179,335

Age

PEOPLE OF Rhode Island DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.58
5 To 17 16.07
18 To 24 17.54
25 To 34 17.26
35 To 54 23.23
55 To 64 9.15
65 Years And Over 10.17

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 12.6
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 80.0
COLLEGE GRADUATES 30.2

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Providence 25435 20791.81232948101 #EE2025
USA 32621 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Providence 42158 18645.368915131112 #EE2025
USA 60293 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
26.0%

Employment Industries in Providence

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.5
Education 13.7
Retail 11.7
Manufacturing 11.6
Accommodation 8.4
Administration 5.6
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.6
Other 4.8
Construction 3.8
Finance 3.8
Transportation 3.4
Arts 2.2
Public Service 2.2
Wholesale 2.1
Information Technology 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 33.5
Black Or African American 13.3
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.9
Asian 6.0
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.2
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 43.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Irish 7.8
Italian 7.6
English 3.9
German 3.2
French 3.0
Portuguese 2.5
Polish 1.9
Cape Verdean 1.8
French Canadian 1.4
African 1.2
Russian 1.1
Haitian 1.1
Nigerian 1.0
Scottish 0.9
Liberian 0.8
European 0.7
Swedish 0.6
Jamaican 0.5
Lithuanian 0.4
British 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 50.0
Spanish 38.0
French 2.1
Portuguese 1.7
Chinese 1.5
French Creole 1.3
African languages 0.9
Langs. of India 0.7
Korean 0.4
Other Asian languages 0.4
Native American languages 0.3
Italian 0.3
Arabic 0.3
Vietnamese 0.2
Laotian 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
Russian 0.2
Urdu 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1

Foreign Born Providence Residents:
29.1%