Providence, RI
Demographic Data



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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:   2017 (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
180,393

Age

PEOPLE OF Rhode Island DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.29
5 To 17 16.34
18 To 24 17.71
25 To 34 17.43
35 To 54 23.38
55 To 64 9.26
65 Years And Over 9.61

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 13.1
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 77.8
COLLEGE GRADUATES 30.1

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Providence 24052 20571.9162202906 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Providence 40366 18670.640324706863 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
26.9%

Employment Industries in Providence

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.8
Education 14.8
Manufacturing 11.7
Retail 11.0
Accommodation 9.2
Administration 5.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.0
Other 4.9
Construction 3.7
Finance 3.4
Transportation 2.8
Wholesale 2.4
Arts 2.3
Public Service 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 34.3
Black Or African American 13.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 1.0
Asian 6.2
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.2
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.2
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 42.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Italian 8.5
Irish 8.0
English 3.9
German 3.3
French 3.1
Portuguese 2.5
Cape Verdean 2.2
Polish 1.9
French Canadian 1.6
Haitian 1.2
African 1.1
Russian 1.0
Liberian 0.9
Scottish 0.9
Nigerian 0.8
Swedish 0.7
European 0.7
Jamaican 0.4
Greek 0.4
Lithuanian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 50.5
Spanish 37.3
French 2.2
Portuguese 1.7
Chinese 1.4
French Creole 1.3
African languages 0.9
Langs. of India 0.6
Other Asian languages 0.4
Korean 0.4
Native American languages 0.4
Vietnamese 0.3
Italian 0.3
Arabic 0.2
Laotian 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Urdu 0.2
Russian 0.1
Miao/Hmong 0.1

Foreign Born Providence Residents:
29.2%