Providence County RI Information


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  1. Providence County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forProvidence County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Rhode Island Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Providence County RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 637,835
Population in Households 610,362
Population in Familes 473,771
Population in Group Qrtrs 27,473
Population Density2 1,558
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $51,926
Average Household Income $72,437
Per Capita Income $28,449


Total Housing Units 270,455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126,388 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 119,240 (44.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24,827 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $242,635
Average Home Value $276,775


Total Households 245,628
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 150,338
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.21% 0.3%
Households 0.19% 0.29%
Families 0.05% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.34%


Providence County RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Providence County to the other 5 counties and county equivalents in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density # 2 80th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 5 20th
Per Capita Income # 5 20th

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