Central Falls, Rhode Island Population 2022

23,225
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Central Falls is a city located in Providence County Rhode Island. With a 2020 population of 23,225, it is the 8th largest city in Rhode Island and the 2008th largest city in the United States. Central Falls is currently growing at a rate of 1.40% annually and its population has increased by 2.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,583 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Central Falls has a population density of 19,431 people per square mile.

The average household income in Central Falls is $43,062 with a poverty rate of 29.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $884 per month, and the median house value is $176,300. The median age in Central Falls is 30.1 years, 28.8 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Central Falls Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Central Fallswas:

  • White: 48.78%
  • Other race: 30.37%
  • Black or African American: 9.96%
  • Two or more races: 9.72%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
The current population of Central Falls, Rhode Island is 23,225 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 22,583.

Central Falls, Rhode Island Population 2022

Population by Race

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Central Falls Population by Race

Central Falls Population Pyramid 2022

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Central Falls Median Age

30.3


Total

29.2


Male

32.4


Female

Central Falls Adults

There are 13,789 adults, (1,499 of whom are seniors) in Central Falls.

Central Falls Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Central Falls Sex Ratio

Female

9,423

48.48%

Male

10,014

51.52%

Central Falls Population by Age

Central Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Central Falls Household Types

23.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Central Falls Households and Families

3.68

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

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Central Falls Households by Type

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Central Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Central Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 50.00%.

Central Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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$26,577

Average Earnings

$26,535

Average Male

$26,606

Average Female

Central Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Central Falls Language by Age

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Central Falls Language

32.63% of Central Falls residents speak only English, while 67.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 57.30% of the population.

Central Falls Language

Central Falls Poverty by Race

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29.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.31%

Male Poverty Rate

30.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Central Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Central Falls is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Central Falls is Hispanic, with 29.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.77%.

Central Falls Poverty

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Central Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Central Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Central Falls Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Central Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Central Falls Married by Age and Sex

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Central Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Central Falls Marital Status by Race

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Central Falls Marital Status

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245

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Central Falls Veterans by War

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Central Falls Veterans by Age

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Central Falls Veterans by Race

Central Falls Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Central Falls Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Central Falls Employment by Age

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Central Falls Employment by Race

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Central Falls Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.96%

Born in Central Falls

64.35%

Native Born

35.65%

Foreign Born

22.18%

Non Citizen

13.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.35% of Central Falls residents were born in the United States, with 41.96% having been born in Rhode Island. 22.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Central Falls Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Central Falls Population by Year