Providence City PUMA, RI

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Population

179,509

0.368% growth

Median Age

29.8


Median Household Income

$40,366

8.03% growth

Number of Employees

78,290

1.66% growth

Median Property Value

$181,100

4.2% growth

About

In 2017, Providence City PUMA, RI had a population of 180k people with a median age of 29.8 and a median household income of $40,366. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Providence City PUMA, RI grew from 178,851 to 179,509, a 0.368% increase and its median household income grew from $37,366 to $40,366, a 8.03% increase.

The population of Providence City PUMA, RI is 42% Hispanic or Latino, 34.3% White Alone, and 13.1% Black or African American Alone. 48.1% of the people in Providence City PUMA, RI speak a non-English language, and 83.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Providence City PUMA, RI are Johnson & Wales University-Providence (2,960 degrees awarded in 2016), Brown University (2,879 degrees), and Providence College (1,417 degrees).

The median property value in Providence City PUMA, RI is $181,100, and the homeownership rate is 34.7%. Most people in Providence City PUMA, RI commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Providence City PUMA, RI is N/A per household.

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Economy

The economy of Providence City PUMA, RI employs 78.3k people. The largest industries in Providence City PUMA, RI are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (7,979 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,647 people), and Hospitals (4,073 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($148,607), Offices of physicians ($139,395), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($122,895).

Median household income in Providence City PUMA, RI is $40,366. Males in Providence City PUMA, RI have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,901. The income inequality in Providence City PUMA, RI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.526, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,366

2017 value

± $1,241

8.03%

1 Year Growth

± 4.18%

Households in Providence City PUMA, RI have a median annual income of $40,366, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,366 in 2016, which represents a 8.03% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,097

Average Male Salary

± $10,114

$44,901

Average Female Salary

± $6,976

In 2017, full-time male employees in Providence City PUMA, RI made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $50,188 ± $8,039

  2. Asian

    $48,978 ± $26,904

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $45,888 ± $28,807

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Providence City PUMA, RI workers was White. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.526

2017 Wage GINI

0.52

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Providence City PUMA, RI was 0.526 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.97% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Providence City PUMA, RI was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Providence City PUMA, RI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Providence City PUMA, RI was Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $79,374, followed by Newport & Bristol CountiesNewport City PUMA, RI and Kent CountyWarwick City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $76,433 and $75,143.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Providence City PUMA, RI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Providence City PUMA, RI (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

78.3k

2017 Value

1.66%

1 Year growth

± 1.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Providence City PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 77k employees to 78.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Providence City PUMA, RI, are Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (3,320 people), Postsecondary teachers (3,232 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,195 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Providence City PUMA, RI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Providence City PUMA, RI, by number of employees, are Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (3,320 people), Postsecondary teachers (3,232 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,195 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Providence City PUMA, RI has an unusually high number of residents working as Jewelers & precious stone & metal workers (23.7 times higher than expected), Insulation workers (9.09 times), and Transportation attendants, except flight attendants (8.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Providence City PUMA, RI, by average salary, are Mechanical engineers ($212,417), Physicians & surgeons ($203,956), and Chief executives & legislators ($183,312).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

78.3k

2017 Value

1.66%

1 Year growth

± 1.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Providence City PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 77k employees to 78.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Providence City PUMA, RI, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (7,979 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,647 people), and Hospitals (4,073 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Providence City PUMA, RI, though some of these residents may live in Providence City PUMA, RI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Providence City PUMA, RI, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (7,979 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,647 people), and Hospitals (4,073 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Providence City PUMA, RI has an unusually high number of Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. (7.06 times higher than expected), Barber shops (6.24 times), and Coating, engraving, heat treating & allied activities (6.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Providence City PUMA, RI, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($148,607), Offices of physicians ($139,395), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($122,895).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Rhode Island to other states, or from other states to Rhode Island.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $13.4B

  2. $6.99B

  3. $4.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Rhode Island product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $13.4B, followed by Mixed freight with $6.99B and Fuel oils and $4.5B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Rhode Island products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$48.1B

2015 Value

$56.6B

Projected 2045 Value

17.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Rhode Island trade was $48.1B. This is expected to increase 17.7% to $56.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Rhode Island trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Rhode Island to other states, or from other states to Rhode Island.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $14.9B

  2. $2.86B

  3. $1.45B

In 2015, the top outbound Rhode Island domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $14.9B, followed by Connecticut with $2.86B and New York and $1.45B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Rhode Island shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Providence City PUMA, RI has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Providence City PUMA, RI was $9,551 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($9,160).

Primary care physicians in Providence City PUMA, RI see 1044 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.385% increase from the previous year (1040 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1581 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 270 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Providence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (9.7%). Additionally, Kent County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,044 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Rhode Island see an average of 1,044 patients per year. This represents a 0.385% increase from the previous year (1,040 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,551

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,620

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,934

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,901

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Rhode Island (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $9,160 to $9,551.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Providence City PUMA, RI N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 9.7% prevalence

  2. 9.4% prevalence

  3. 8.7% prevalence

Providence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Rhode Island, at 9.7%.

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Diversity

Providence City PUMA, RI is home to a population of 180k people, from which 83.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Providence City PUMA, RI residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Providence City PUMA, RI is composed of 75.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (42%), 61.7k White Alone residents (34.3%), 23.5k Black or African American Alone residents (13.1%), 11.1k Asian Alone residents (6.17%), 4.86k Two or More Races residents (2.71%), 1.8k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1%), 905 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.504%), and 289 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.161%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Providence City PUMA, RI are Spanish or Spanish Creole (60,014 speakers), Portuguese or Portuguese Creole (2,687 speakers), and Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (2,561 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Providence City PUMA, RI was 29.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Providence City PUMA, RI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Providence City PUMA, RI residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

30.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Providence City PUMA, RI residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Providence City PUMA, RI was 30.1%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    18,175 ± 3,138 people

  2. Guatemala

    7,623 ± 2,098 people

  3. Cambodia

    1,679 ± 1,001 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Providence City PUMA, RI was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 18,175 Providence City PUMA, RI residents, followed by Guatemala with 7,623 and Cambodia with 1,679.

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Citizenship

83.6%

2017 Citizenship

82.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 83.6% of Providence City PUMA, RI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Providence City PUMA, RI was 82.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    75.4k ± 3.26k

  2. White Alone

    61.7k ± 1.5k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    23.5k ± 1.19k

In 2017, there were 1.22 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (75.4k people) in Providence City PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61.7k White Alone and 23.5k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Providence City PUMA, RI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    60,014 speakers (35.8%)

  2. Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

    2,687 speakers (1.6%)

  3. Mon-Khmer, Cambodian

    2,561 speakers (1.53%)

48.1% of Providence City PUMA, RI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Providence City PUMA, RI was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 35.8% of the overall population of Providence City PUMA, RI are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.6% speak Portuguese or Portuguese Creole and 1.53% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Education

In 2016, universities in Providence City PUMA, RI awarded 8,101 degrees. The student population of Providence City PUMA, RI is skewed towards women, with 11,521 male students and 15,428 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Providence City PUMA, RI are White (4,339 and 63.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (658 and 9.57%), Unknown (577 and 8.39%), and Black or African American (516 and 7.5%).

The largest universities in Providence City PUMA, RI by number of degrees awarded are Johnson & Wales University-Providence (2,960 and 36.5%), Brown University (2,879 and 35.5%), and Providence College (1,417 and 17.5%).

The most popular majors in Providence City PUMA, RI are Culinary Arts & Chef Training (604 and 7.46%), General Business Administration & Management (600 and 7.41%), and Foodservice System Management (492 and 6.07%).

The median tuition costs in Providence City PUMA, RI are $46,080 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 224 degrees awarded

  2. 206 degrees awarded

  3. 492 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Providence City PUMA, RI was General Business Administration & Management with 224 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Providence City PUMA, RI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,960 degrees awarded

  2. 2,879 degrees awarded

  3. 1,417 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$46,080

Median Private

In 2016, the Providence City PUMA, RI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Johnson & Wales University-Providence with 2,960 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,353

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,748

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,353 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Providence City PUMA, RI, which is 0.706 times less than the 4,748 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,339 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    658 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    577 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Providence City PUMA, RI were to White students. These 4,339 degrees mean that there were 6.59 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 658 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Providence City PUMA, RI was $181,100 in 2017, which is 0.832 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $173,800 to $181,100, a 4.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Providence City PUMA, RI is 34.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Providence City PUMA, RI have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Providence City PUMA, RI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$40,366

Median Household Income

± $1,241

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Providence City PUMA, RI grew to $40,366 from the previous year's value of $37,366.

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Housing

Property Value

$181,100

2017 Median

± $5,735

$173,800

2016 Median

± $3,330

In 2017, the median property value in Providence City PUMA, RI grew to to $181,100 from the previous year's value of $173,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Providence City PUMA, RI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Providence City PUMA, RI the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

34.7%

2017 Homeownership

34%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 34.7% of the housing units in Providence City PUMA, RI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 34%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Providence City PUMA, RI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Providence City PUMA, RI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Providence City PUMA, RI have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Providence City PUMA, RI have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.26% of the workforce in Providence City PUMA, RI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Providence City PUMA, RI was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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