Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
1.62M
0.2% 1-year growth
2019 Median Age
40.4
0.248% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
12%
4.17% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$70,967
9.04% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$296,800
2.81% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
835,183
2.83% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Providence-Warwick, RI-MA had a population of 1.62M people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $70,967. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA grew from 1.62M to 1.62M, a 0.2% increase and its median household income grew from $65,083 to $70,967, a 9.04% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.42%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.41%), Other (Hispanic) (4.69%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.04%). 22.6% of the households in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.4% of the residents in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are University of Rhode Island (4,586 degrees awarded in 2019), Brown University (3,296 degrees), and Johnson & Wales University-Providence (2,496 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was $296,800, and the homeownership rate was 62%. Most people in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Diversity

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA is home to a population of 1.62M people, from which 94.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 28.7% of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA residents were born outside of the country (467k people).

In 2019, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.2M people) in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 104k White (Hispanic) and 87.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are Spanish (161,792 speakers), Portuguese (83,270 speakers), and Haitian (17,955 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.2M ± 3.53k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    104k ± 7.79k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    87.9k ± 4.19k
13.6%
Hispanic Population
221k people

In 2019, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.2M people) in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 104k White (Hispanic) and 87.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.6% of the people in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are hispanic (221k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    161,792 speakers (10.5%)
  2. Portuguese
    83,270 speakers (5.41%)
  3. Haitian
    17,955 speakers (1.17%)

22.6% of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was Spanish. 10.5% of the overall population of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are native Spanish speakers. 5.41% speak Portuguese and 1.17% speak Haitian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

28.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
467k people
14.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
230k people

As of 2019, 28.7% of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA residents (467k 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-Warwick, RI-MA was 14.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was 40.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Providence-Warwick, RI-MA residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    127,162 ± 11,908 people
  2. China
    113,852 ± 9,606 people
  3. Brazil
    96,079 ± 8,658 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rhode Island and Massachusetts was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 127,162 Rhode Island and Massachusetts residents, followed by China with 113,852 and Brazil with 96,079.

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Citizenship

94.4%
2019 Citizenship
95%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 94.4% of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    27,414 ± 2,105
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    11,303 ± 1,737
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9,006 ± 1,590

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA is $70,967. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was Norfolk County, MA with a value of $107,361, followed by Middlesex County, MA and Plymouth County, MA, with respective values of $107,056 and $90,880.

Males in Rhode Island have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,319. The income inequality in Rhode Island (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $70,026. The income inequality in Massachusetts is 0.481, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA employs 835k people. The largest industries in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are Health Care & Social Assistance (138,746 people), Retail Trade (102,021 people), and Educational Services (88,928 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,967), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,717), and Public Administration ($69,362).

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,967
2019 value
± $1,292
9.04%
1 Year Growth
± 2.66%

Households in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA have a median annual income of $70,967, 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 $65,083 in 2018, which represents a 9.04% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,928
Average Male Salary in Rhode Island
± $3,477
$57,319
Average Female Salary in Rhode Island
± $2,704
$90,776
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,881
$70,026
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,433

In 2019, full-time male employees in Rhode Island made 1.22 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.3 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $78,973 ± $4,094
  2. White
    $71,653 ± $1,225
  3. American Indian
    $64,612 ± $46,208
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Rhode Island
  1. Asian
    $65,341 ± $11,751
  2. White
    $56,149 ± $2,170
  3. American Indian
    $48,125 ± $22,424

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Massachusetts.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Rhode Island workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.16 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Rhode Island.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Providence-Warwick, RI-MA is from Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
0.448
2019 Wage GINI in Rhode Island
0.446
2018 Wage GINI in Rhode Island
0.481
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.483
2018 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2019, the income inequality in Rhode Island was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.34% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Rhode Island was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Rhode Island in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.481 and income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was Norfolk County, MA with a value of $107,361, followed by Middlesex County, MA and Plymouth County, MA, with respective values of $107,056 and $90,880.

The following map shows all of the counties in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA (188k out of 1.56M 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 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
    123,520 ± 2,924
  2. Hispanic
    54,521 ± 1,856
  3. Other
    25,514 ± 1,340

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 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

835k
2019 Value
± 16,109
2.83%
1 Year growth
± 2.62%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA grew at a rate of 2.83%, from 812k employees to 835k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (88,832 people), Management Occupations (83,006 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (77,972 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (88,832 people), Management Occupations (83,006 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (77,972 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Providence-Warwick, RI-MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Community & Social Service Occupations (1.57 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.3 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($80,359), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($78,885), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($76,717).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

835k
2019 Value
± 16,109
2.83%
1 Year growth
± 2.62%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA grew at a rate of 2.83%, from 812k employees to 835k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (138,746 people), Retail Trade (102,021 people), and Educational Services (88,928 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, though some of these residents may live in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 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-Warwick, RI-MA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (138,746 people), Retail Trade (102,021 people), and Educational Services (88,928 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Providence-Warwick, RI-MA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.69 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.19 times), and Educational Services (1.14 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($80,967), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,717), and Public Administration ($69,362).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts and Rhode Island to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.4B
  2. $38.5B
  3. $32.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts and Rhode Island product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $48.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($38.5B) and Electronics ($32.2B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$277B
2018 Value in Massachusetts
$573B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
107% growth
$59.5B
2018 Value in Rhode Island
$79.3B
Projected 2045 Value in Rhode Island
33.3% growth

In 2018, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 107% to $573B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Rhode Island trade was $59.5B. This is expected to increase 33.3% to $79.3B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts and Rhode Island to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25.8B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $15.8B

In 2018, the top outbound Massachusetts and Rhode Island domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $25.8B, followed by New Hampshire with $18.8B and Connecticut and $15.8B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 58.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (33.1%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.98%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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

Rhode Island and Massachusetts is currently represented by 11 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Massachusetts
58.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Rhode Island and Massachusetts
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Rhode Island and Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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

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US Senators from Rhode Island and Massachusetts

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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
Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to replace John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Jack Reed, Sheldon Whitehouse, Elizabeth Warren, and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

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 and Massachusetts

Rhode Island and Massachusetts is currently represented by 11 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 and Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA awarded 27,611 degrees. The student population of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA is skewed towards women, with 43,525 male students and 58,245 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are White (17,242 and 66.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,724 and 10.5%), Unknown (1,881 and 7.27%), and Black or African American (1,802 and 6.97%).

The largest universities in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA by number of degrees awarded are University of Rhode Island (4,586 and 16.6%), Brown University (3,296 and 11.9%), and Johnson & Wales University-Providence (2,496 and 9.04%).

The most popular majors in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are General Business Administration & Management (1,612 and 5.84%), General Studies (1,433 and 5.19%), and Registered Nursing (1,059 and 3.84%).

The median tuition costs in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA are $42,585 for private four year colleges, and $12,590 and $29,578 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 788 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 714 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 811 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was General Business Administration & Management with 788 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,586 degrees awarded
  2. 3,296 degrees awarded
  3. 2,496 degrees awarded
$12,590
Median In-State Public
$42,585
Median Private

In 2019, the Providence-Warwick, RI-MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Rhode Island with 4,586 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

11,448
Degrees Awarded to Men
16,163
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 11,448 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, which is 0.708 times less than the 16,163 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    17,242 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,724 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    1,881 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was White students. These 17,242 degrees mean that there were 6.33 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,724 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA was $296,800 in 2019, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $288,700 to $296,800, a 2.81% increase. The homeownership rate in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA is 62%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$296,800
2019 Median
± $3,193
$288,700
2018 Median
± $3,471

In 2019, the median property value in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA grew to to $296,800 from the previous year's value of $288,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 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-Warwick, RI-MA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$70,967
Median Household Income
± $1,292
628k
Number of Households
± 13,526

In 2019, the median household income of the 628k households in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA grew to $70,967 from the previous year's value of $65,083.

The following chart displays the households in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 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-Warwick, RI-MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Providence-Warwick, RI-MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62%
2019 Homeownership
61.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 62% of the housing units in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA have a longer commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.28% of the workforce in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.02%)

In 2019, 80.7% of workers in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.5%) and those who worked at home (4.02%).

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-Warwick, RI-MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

96.3% of the population of Providence-Warwick, RI-MA has health coverage, with 51.2% on employee plans, 18.5% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 1.07% 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).

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

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.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 968 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 153 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Hampden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

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).

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 968 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Rhode Island and Massachusetts 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
$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts

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.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

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

3.72%
Uninsured
51.2%
Employer Coverage
18.5%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA declined by 0.29% from 3.73% to 3.72%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 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. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 11% prevalence
  3. 10.7% prevalence

Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, at 11.1%.

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

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