Woonsocket, RI
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Woonsocket profile

Living in Woonsocket

Woonsocket is a medium-sized city located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 43,118 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Woonsocket is the sixth largest community in Rhode Island. Woonsocket has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Also of interest is that Woonsocket has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The percentage of adults in Woonsocket who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.56% of the adults in Woonsocket have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Woonsocket in 2018 was $26,561, which is low income relative to Rhode Island, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,244 for a family of four. However, Woonsocket contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Woonsocket is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woonsocket home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woonsocket residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Woonsocket also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.85% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woonsocket include French Canadian, French, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Woonsocket is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.