Providence, RI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Providence, Rhode Island Info Snack

Population
179,472
Unemployment
7.1%
Poverty
23.0%
Median Home
$225,200
Median Income
$49,065
Median Rent
$1,015

Providence SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
8

Providence, RI Crime Report

5,210
Total Crimes
2,900.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
23.65%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Providence
/ 100k People
Rhode Island
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,210 2,900.8 1,476.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 873 486.1 230.8 387.8
Murder 17 9.5 3.0 6.5
Robbery 183 101.9 31.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 607 338.0 157.5 279.7
Property Crime 4,337 2,414.8 1,245.5 1,958.2
Burglary 602 335.2 166.8 314.2
Larceny 3,191 1,776.7 935.9 1,398.0
Car Theft 544 302.9 142.7 246.0

Providence, RI Cost Of Living

110
Providence's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Providence Rhode Island National Average
Overall 110 117 100
Services 120 118 100
Groceries 111 108 100
Health 105 108 100
Housing 93 118 100
Transportation 105 104 100
Utilities 125 127 100

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Rankings for Providence in Rhode Island

Map Of Providence, RI

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Population over time in Providence

Year Population % Change
2020 179,472 0.0%
2019 179,435 -0.0%
2018 179,509 0.4%
2017 178,851 0.1%
2016 178,680 0.1%
2015 178,562 0.3%
2014 178,056 -0.1%
2013 178,185 0.0%
2012 178,130 -0.1%
2011 178,286 -

Race / Ethnicity in Providence

White
33.8% (60,699)
African American
13.3% (23,949)
American Indian
0.5% (942)
Asian
5.5% (9,870)
Hawaiian
0.2% (281)
Other
0.4% (776)
Two Or More
2.7% (4,827)
Hispanic
43.5% (78,128)
Race Providence RI USA
White 33.8% 71.4% 60.1%
African American 13.3% 5.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.5% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 5.5% 3.4% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.6% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.8% 2.8%
Hispanic 43.5% 15.9% 18.2%

Gender in Providence

Female
52.1% (93,436)
Male
47.9% (86,036)
Gender Providence RI USA
Female 52.1% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Providence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (17,947)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (14,357)
High School / GED
31.0% (55,636)
Some College
14.0% (25,126)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (8,973)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (30,510)
Master's Degree
9.0% (16,152)
Professional Degree
3.0% (5,384)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (5,384)
Education Providence RI USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Providence, Rhode Island

Less than $10,000
9.3% (1,660,794)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (1,468,153)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (2,075,153)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (1,566,570)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (2,291,839)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (3,055,413)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (2,031,257)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (1,938,431)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (850,807)
$200,000 or more
5.6% (1,008,778)
Income Providence RI USA
Less than $10,000 9.3% 5.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 4.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 7.8% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 15.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 13.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 18.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 7.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.6% 7.7% 8.3%

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