Living in Providence, RI

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Providence, Rhode Island Info Snack

Population
179,494
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
25.5%
Median Home
$200,300
Median Income
$45,610
Median Rent
$994

Providence SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
7
Commute
8

Providence, RI Crime Report

6,305
Total Crimes
3,507.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
41.62%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Providence
/ 100k People
Rhode Island
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 6,305 3,507.4 1,755.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 892 496.2 221.1 366.7
Murder 13 7.2 2.4 5.0
Robbery 241 134.1 39.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 532 295.9 132.9 250.2
Property Crime 5,413 3,011.2 1,534.8 2,109.9
Burglary 715 397.7 219.1 340.5
Larceny 4,224 2,349.8 1,187.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 474 263.7 128.2 219.9

Providence, RI Cost Of Living

108
Providence's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Providence Rhode Island National Average
Overall 108 115 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 105 105 100
Health 107 107 100
Housing 95 120 100
Transportation 110 110 100
Utilities 124 124 100

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Population over time in Providence

Year Population % Change
2019 179,494 0.0%
2018 179,435 -0.0%
2017 179,509 0.4%
2016 178,851 0.1%
2015 178,680 0.1%
2014 178,562 0.3%
2013 178,056 -0.1%
2012 178,185 0.0%
2011 178,130 -0.1%
2010 178,286 -

Race / Ethnicity in Providence

White
33.1% (59,356)
African American
13.9% (24,947)
American Indian
0.7% (1,224)
Asian
5.9% (10,568)
Hawaiian
0.1% (238)
Other
0.4% (679)
Two Or More
2.6% (4,725)
Hispanic
43.3% (77,757)
Race Providence RI USA
White 33.1% 72.0% 60.7%
African American 13.9% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 5.9% 3.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 43.3% 15.4% 18.0%

Gender in Providence

Female
51.6% (92,620)
Male
48.4% (86,874)
Gender Providence RI USA
Female 51.6% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Providence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (17,949)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (14,359)
High School / GED
31.0% (55,643)
Some College
15.0% (26,924)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (8,974)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (28,719)
Master's Degree
9.0% (16,154)
Professional Degree
3.0% (5,384)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (5,384)
Education Providence RI USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 20.0% 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
12.1% (2,174,900)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (1,445,472)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (2,147,259)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (1,614,808)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (2,051,534)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (2,991,033)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (1,988,978)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (1,791,128)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.4% (796,929)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (947,354)
Income Providence RI USA
Less than $10,000 12.1% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 8.0% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 10.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 16.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 13.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 16.9% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.4% 7.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 7.1% 7.7%

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