ProvidenceRhode Island

Providence Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Providence is 189,697. 26.65% is under 18, while 10.57% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.63% of the population was five years old or younger, 26.65% were 18 years or younger and 19.72% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.47% female and 49.53% male.

Providence Housing

According to the US Census, Providence has 78,329 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Providence was 87.04%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $291,200

Providence Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 64.62% of Providence's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 13.54% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 6.05% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 1.54%

White Alone37.71%
Some Other Race Alone26.91%
Black Or African American Alone13.54%
Asian Alone6.05%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.54%
White Black Or African American1.13%

How Educated is Providence

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 17.2% of Providence residents had a bachelor's degree, while 16.7% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 33.90% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Providence CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher69.5%
Some College Or Associates Degree50.4%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher28.6%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency26.5%
Bachelors Degree17.2%
Graduate Or Professional Degree16.7%

Average Income in Providence

The median household income in Providence is $60,970. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $60,970.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $68,136 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $98,279.

A closer examination of the income groups of Providence 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 $100,000 and $149,999 (14.6%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (8.7%). 10.8% 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$98,279
Nonfamily households$41,693