Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI

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2019 Population
147,092
0.35% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jack Reed
Democratic Party
US Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
42.5
1.39% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
10.6%
7.88% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$68,911
6.12% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$252,000
4.87% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
71,822
2.65% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI had a population of 147k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $68,911. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI grew from 146,579 to 147,092, a 0.35% increase and its median household income grew from $64,937 to $68,911, a 6.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.34%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.19%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.93%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.38%). 14.8% of the households in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.1% of the residents in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are Bryant University (1,091 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was $252,000, and the homeownership rate was 64.7%. Most people in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Rhode Island. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI is home to a population of 147k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 13.4% of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI residents were born outside of the country (19.7k people).

In 2019, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (121k people) in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.86k White (Hispanic) and 4.69k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are Spanish (9,194 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (2,647 speakers), and Portuguese (1,294 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    121k ± 1.49k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    7.86k ± 1.09k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    4.69k ± 901
8.66%
Hispanic Population
12.7k people

In 2019, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (121k people) in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.86k White (Hispanic) and 4.69k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.66% of the people in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are hispanic (12.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,194 speakers (6.6%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    2,647 speakers (1.9%)
  3. Portuguese
    1,294 speakers (0.929%)

14.8% of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was Spanish. 6.6% of the overall population of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are native Spanish speakers. 1.9% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.929% speak Portuguese, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
19.7k people
7.23%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
10.6k people

As of 2019, 13.4% of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI residents (19.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was 7.23%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was 42.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    905 ± 736 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    873 ± 723 people
  3. Laos
    668 ± 633 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was India, the natal country of 905 Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 873 and Laos with 668.

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Citizenship

97.1%
2019 Citizenship
97.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.1% of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,580 ± 380
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,257 ± 279
  3. Korea
    971 ± 200

Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI is $68,911. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $90,003, followed by Newport & Bristol CountiesNewport City PUMA, RI and Kent CountyWarwick City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $84,876 and $74,474.

Males in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,793. The income inequality in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.406, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI employs 71.8k people. The largest industries in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are Restaurants & Food Services (4,833 people), Construction (4,769 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,488 people), and the highest paying industries are Coating, engraving, heat treating & allied activities ($140,694), Architectural, engineering & related services ($118,747), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($116,391).

Wages

Median Household Income

$68,911
2019 value
± $2,210
6.12%
1 Year Growth
± 5.02%

Households in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI have a median annual income of $68,911, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,937 in 2018, which represents a 6.12% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$67,307
Average Male Salary in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI
± $7,353
$54,793
Average Female Salary in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI
± $5,967

In 2019, full-time male employees in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI made 1.23 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI
  1. White
    $53,948 ± $4,639
  2. Asian
    $52,081 ± $14,570
  3. Other
    $44,842 ± $41,844

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI.

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Wage Distribution

0.406
2019 Wage GINI in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI
0.412
2018 Wage GINI in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI

In 2019, the income inequality in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was 0.406 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.32% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $90,003, followed by Newport & Bristol CountiesNewport City PUMA, RI and Kent CountyWarwick City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $84,876 and $74,474.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI (15.1k out of 142k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    11,821 ± 905
  2. Hispanic
    3,441 ± 503
  3. Black
    1,175 ± 285

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

71.8k
2019 Value
2.65%
1 Year growth
± 2.65%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 2.65%, from 70k employees to 71.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, are Registered nurses (2,069 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,025 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,956 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (2,069 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,025 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,956 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI has an unusually high number of residents working as Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists (4.2 times higher than expected), Medical secretaries and administrative assistants (3.99 times), and Parts salespersons (3.65 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, by average salary, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($179,951), Chief executives & legislators ($142,582), and Personal financial advisors ($123,986).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

71.8k
2019 Value
2.65%
1 Year growth
± 2.65%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 2.65%, from 70k employees to 71.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,833 people), Construction (4,769 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,488 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, though some of these residents may live in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket 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 County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,833 people), Construction (4,769 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,488 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI has an unusually high number of Coating, engraving, heat treating & allied activities (5.79 times higher than expected), Fabric mills, except knitting mills (4.62 times), and Pharmacies & drug stores (4.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, by average salary, are Coating, engraving, heat treating & allied activities ($140,694), Architectural, engineering & related services ($118,747), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($116,391).

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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. $15.3B
  2. $8.02B
  3. $7.25B

In 2018, the top outbound Rhode Island product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $15.3B, followed by Mixed freight ($8.02B) and Motorized vehicles ($7.25B).

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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$59.5B
2018 Value in Rhode Island
$79.3B
Projected 2045 Value in Rhode Island
33.3% growth

In 2018, total outbound Rhode Island trade was $59.5B. This is expected to increase 33.3% to $79.3B 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. $17.1B
  2. $2.81B
  3. $2.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Rhode Island domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $17.1B, followed by Connecticut with $2.81B and New York and $2.2B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Rhode Island went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 54.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.18%). The most partisan county was Providence County, RI with 57.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are the senators currently representing the state of Rhode Island. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Rhode Island is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Rhode Island
54.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Rhode Island
  1. 57.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 57.3% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 55.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Rhode Island was Providence County, RI with 57.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Rhode Island colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Rhode Island

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Jack Reed
Senator from Rhode Island2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator from Rhode Island1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are the senators currently representing Rhode Island.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Rhode Island

Rhode Island is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Rhode Island have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI awarded 1,091 degrees. The student population of Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI is skewed towards men, with 2,209 male students and 1,431 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are White (807 and 80.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (65 and 6.46%), Asian (45 and 4.47%), and Unknown (31 and 3.08%).

The largest universities in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI by number of degrees awarded are Bryant University (1,091 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are Accounting (174 and 15.9%), General Finance (170 and 15.6%), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (141 and 12.9%).

The median tuition costs in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI are $44,498 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. 164 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 143 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 141 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was General Finance with 164 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,091 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$44,498
Median Private

In 2019, the Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Bryant University with 1,091 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

615
Degrees Awarded to Men
476
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 615 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, which is 1.29 times more than the 476 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    807 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    65 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    45 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Northwest Rhode Island--Providence County (West & Central)--Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was White students. These 807 degrees mean that there were 12.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 65 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI was $252,000 in 2019, which is 1.05 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $240,300 to $252,000, a 4.87% increase. The homeownership rate in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI is 64.7%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$252,000
2019 Median
± $4,395
$240,300
2018 Median
± $3,704

In 2019, the median property value in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI grew to to $252,000 from the previous year's value of $240,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket 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 County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$68,911
Median Household Income
± $2,210
56.2k
Number of Households
± 1,681

In 2019, the median household income of the 56.2k households in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI grew to $68,911 from the previous year's value of $64,937.

The following chart displays the households in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

64.7%
2019 Homeownership
64.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 64.7% of the housing units in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI have a longer commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.09% of the workforce in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.11%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.68%)

In 2019, 83.6% of workers in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.11%) and those who worked at home (3.68%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket 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 County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.9% of the population of Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI has health coverage, with 53.9% on employee plans, 14.4% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 0.993% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Rhode Island was $9,551 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($9,160).

Primary care physicians in Rhode Island see 1006 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.24% decrease from the previous year (1029 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1522 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 236 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11%). Additionally, Kent County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,006 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Rhode Island

Primary care physicians in Rhode Island see an average of 1,006 patients per year. This represents a 2.24% decrease from the previous year (1,029 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Rhode Island in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,551
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Rhode Island
$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

4.07%
Uninsured
53.9%
Employer Coverage
14.4%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
0.993%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI declined by 7.81% from 4.41% to 4.07%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Providence County (West & Central)Woonsocket City PUMA, RI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11% prevalence
  2. 10.6% prevalence
  3. 8.7% prevalence

Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Rhode Island, at 11%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Rhode Island by county over multiple years.

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