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Cranston Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Cranston is 82,568. 19.87% is under 18, while 15.89% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 4.33% of the population was five years old or younger, 19.87% were 18 years or younger and 33.68% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 49.87% female and 50.13% male.

Cranston Housing

According to the US Census, Cranston has 34,482 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Cranston was 95.84%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $353,200

Cranston Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 78.13% of Cranston's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 6.99% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Black Or African American Alone, constituting 5.65% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 0.84%

White Alone68.14%
Some Other Race Alone9.99%
Asian Alone6.99%
Black Or African American Alone5.65%
White Black Or African American0.84%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.58%

How Educated is Cranston

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 23.4% of Cranston residents had a bachelor's degree, while 11.5% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 34.90% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Cranston CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher85.0%
Some College Or Associates Degree32.0%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher30.9%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency26.2%
Bachelors Degree23.4%
Some College No Degree17.0%

Average Income in Cranston

The median household income in Cranston is $80,564. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $80,564.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $101,477 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $120,667.

A closer examination of the income groups of Cranston households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (18.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (10.6%). 5.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$120,667
Nonfamily households$51,058