In 2020, Providence, RI had a population of 179k people with a median age of 31.2 and a median household income of $49,065. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Providence, RI declined from 179,494 to 179,472, a −0.0123% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,610 to $49,065, a 7.58% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Providence, RI are White (Non-Hispanic) (33.8%), White (Hispanic) (19.4%), Other (Hispanic) (16%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.3%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.5%).
None of the households in Providence, RI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
84.2% of the residents in Providence, RI are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Providence, RI are Brown University (3,269 degrees awarded in 2020), Johnson & Wales University-Providence (2,097 degrees), and Providence College (1,428 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Providence, RI was $225,200, and the homeownership rate was 37.8%.
Most people in Providence, RI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Providence, RI was 2 cars per household.