PawtucketRhode Island

Pawtucket Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Pawtucket is 75,379. 24.59% is under 18, while 12.82% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.26% of the population was five years old or younger, 24.59% were 18 years or younger and 25.20% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.18% female and 48.82% male.

Pawtucket Housing

According to the US Census, Pawtucket has 32,238 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Pawtucket was 92.24%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $275,200

Pawtucket Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 66.03% of Pawtucket's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 13.01% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 1.51% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.27%

White Alone49.59%
Some Other Race Alone16.44%
Black Or African American Alone13.01%
Asian Alone1.51%
White Black Or African American1.27%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.63%

How Educated is Pawtucket

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 11.1% of Pawtucket residents had a bachelor's degree, while 6.8% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 17.90% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Pawtucket CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher73.1%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency35.9%
Some College Or Associates Degree29.7%
Some College No Degree19.9%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher14.5%
Bachelors Degree11.1%

Average Income in Pawtucket

The median household income in Pawtucket is $51,817. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $51,817.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $67,422 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $93,451.

A closer examination of the income groups of Pawtucket households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (15.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (4.0%). 8.2% 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$93,451
Nonfamily households$36,517