Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI

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Population
180,008
0.206% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jack Reed
Democratic Party
US Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse
Democratic Party
Median Age
39

Poverty Rate
15.6%

Median Household Income
$54,444
4.56% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$222,200
5.01% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
88,814
2.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI had a population of 180k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $54,444. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI grew from 179,638 to 180,008, a 0.206% increase and its median household income grew from $52,069 to $54,444, a 4.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.4%), White (Hispanic) (11.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.09%), Other (Hispanic) (6.08%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.41%). 32% of the households in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 91.1% of the residents in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are Rhode Island College (1,793 degrees awarded in 2019), New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island (427 degrees), and Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln (369 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was $222,200, and the homeownership rate was 52.9%. Most people in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Rhode Island, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Rhode Island (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Rhode Island. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Rhode Island.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Rhode Island across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Rhode Island over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Diversity

Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI is home to a population of 180k people, from which 91.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 20.1% of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI residents were born outside of the country (36.2k people).

In 2018, there were 5.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.1k White (Hispanic) and 16.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are Spanish (27,889 speakers), Portuguese (10,586 speakers), and Haitian (5,105 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    114k ± 1.93k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    21.1k ± 1.67k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    16.4k ± 973
20.6%
Hispanic Population
37.1k people

In 2018, there were 5.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (114k people) in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.1k White (Hispanic) and 16.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.6% of the people in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are hispanic (37.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    27,889 speakers (16.4%)
  2. Portuguese
    10,586 speakers (6.24%)
  3. Haitian
    5,105 speakers (3.01%)

32% of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was Spanish. 16.4% of the overall population of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are native Spanish speakers. 6.24% speak Portuguese and 3.01% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

20.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
36.2k people
19.2%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
34.4k people

As of 2018, 20.1% of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI residents (36.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was 19.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was 39. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Cabo Verde
    5,775 ± 1,836 people
  2. Portugal
    3,982 ± 1,532 people
  3. Colombia
    3,961 ± 1,528 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was Cabo Verde, the natal country of 5,775 Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI residents, followed by Portugal with 3,982 and Colombia with 3,961.

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Citizenship

91.1%
2018 Citizenship
90.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 91.1% of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was 90.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,837 ± 241
  2. Korea
    1,128 ± 206
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,121 ± 279

Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI is $54,444. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $89,847, followed by Newport & Bristol CountiesNewport City PUMA, RI and Kent CountyWarwick City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $82,066 and $68,994.

Males in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,253. The income inequality in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.433, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI employs 88.8k people. The largest industries in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are Restaurants & Food Services (6,388 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,138 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,868 people), and the highest paying industries are Newspaper publishers ($126,773), Office supplies & stationery stores ($126,298), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($119,721).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,444
2018 value
± $1,574
4.56%
1 Year Growth
± 3.55%

Households in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI have a median annual income of $54,444, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,069 in 2017, which represents a 4.56% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$63,766
Average Male Salary in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI
± $7,512
$51,253
Average Female Salary in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI
± $5,694

In 2019, full-time male employees in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI made 1.24 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI
  1. Asian
    $59,578 ± $28,989
  2. White
    $52,848 ± $5,188
  3. Black
    $37,350 ± $6,780

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI.

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Wage Distribution

0.433
2019 Wage GINI in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI
0.443
2018 Wage GINI in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI

In 2019, the income inequality in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was 0.433 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.32% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $89,847, followed by Newport & Bristol CountiesNewport City PUMA, RI and Kent CountyWarwick City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $82,066 and $68,994.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI (27.8k out of 178k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

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
    17,891 ± 972
  2. Hispanic
    10,762 ± 786
  3. Other
    4,390 ± 505

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

88.8k
2019 Value
2.2%
1 Year growth
± 2.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 86.9k employees to 88.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,585 people), Customer service representatives (2,579 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,319 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,585 people), Customer service representatives (2,579 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,319 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI has an unusually high number of residents working as Jewelers & precious stone & metal workers (8.11 times higher than expected), School bus monitors (7.14 times), and Molders, shapers, & casters, except metal & plastic (5.77 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI, by average salary, are Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel ($146,962), Chief executives & legislators ($144,817), and Physicians ($132,699).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

88.8k
2019 Value
2.2%
1 Year growth
± 2.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI grew at a rate of 2.2%, from 86.9k employees to 88.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI, are Restaurants & Food Services (6,388 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,138 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,868 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI, though some of these residents may live in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities 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 CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (6,388 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,138 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,868 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI has an unusually high number of Fabric mills, except knitting mills (7.93 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. (6.43 times), and Paint, coating, & adhesive manufacturing (5.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI, by average salary, are Newspaper publishers ($126,773), Office supplies & stationery stores ($126,298), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($119,721).

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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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Education

In 2019, universities in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI awarded 2,589 degrees. The student population of Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI is skewed towards women, with 2,738 male students and 5,941 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are White (1,419 and 54.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (541 and 20.9%), Black or African American (304 and 11.7%), and Unknown (211 and 8.15%).

The largest universities in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI by number of degrees awarded are Rhode Island College (1,793 and 69.3%), New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island (427 and 16.5%), and Lincoln Technical Institute-Lincoln (369 and 14.3%).

The most popular majors in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (367 and 14.2%), Social Work (173 and 6.68%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (164 and 6.33%).

The median tuition costs in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,218 and $21,683 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 156 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 104 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 156 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was Registered Nursing with 156 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,793 degrees awarded
  2. 427 degrees awarded
  3. 369 degrees awarded
$8,218
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rhode Island College with 1,793 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

970
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,619
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 970 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI, which is 0.599 times less than the 1,619 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,419 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    541 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    304 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Northeast Rhode Island--Providence County--Pawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was White students. These 1,419 degrees mean that there were 2.62 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 541 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI was $222,200 in 2018, which is 0.967 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $211,600 to $222,200, a 5.01% increase. The homeownership rate in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI is 52.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$222,200
2018 Median
± $3,280
$211,600
2017 Median
± $3,565

In 2018, the median property value in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI grew to to $222,200 from the previous year's value of $211,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities 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 CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$54,444
Median Household Income
± $1,574
69.7k
Number of Households
± 1,752

In 2018, the median household income of the 69.7k households in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI grew to $54,444 from the previous year's value of $52,069.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

52.9%
2018 Homeownership
53.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 52.9% of the housing units in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 53.1%.

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

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.58% of the workforce in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Carpooled (9.65%)
  3. Public Transit (2.99%)

In 2018, 82.3% of workers in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.65%) and those who used public transit to get to work (2.99%).

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 CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities 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 CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

93.5% of the population of Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI has health coverage, with 47.8% on employee plans, 23.7% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.992% 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

6.46%
Uninsured
47.8%
Employer Coverage
23.7%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.992%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI declined by 34.1% from 9.81% to 6.46%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Providence CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities 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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