Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan Statistical Area RI Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,619,879
Population in Households 1,562,052
Population in Familes 1,235,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 57,827
Population Density1 1,021
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 635,989
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 406,786
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 707,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379,864 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 256,125 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 71,137 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $270,874
Average Home Value $319,509


Median Household Income $56,333
Average Household Income $78,276
Per Capita Income $31,271
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.27%
Households 0.24% 0.3%
Families 0.23% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.