East Providence, Rhode Island Population 2022

47,159
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East Providence is a city located in Providence County Rhode Island. With a 2020 population of 47,159, it is the 5th largest city in Rhode Island and the 943rd largest city in the United States. East Providence is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually but its population has decreased by -0.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,442 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, East Providence has a population density of 3,548 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Providence is $73,786 with a poverty rate of 9.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $988 per month, and the median house value is $233,100. The median age in East Providence is 41.3 years, 38.6 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

East Providence Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Providencewas:

  • White: 82.59%
  • Black or African American: 6.11%
  • Two or more races: 5.89%
  • Other race: 2.78%
  • Asian: 2.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.07%
The current population of East Providence, Rhode Island is 47,159 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 47,442.

East Providence, Rhode Island Population 2022

Population by Race

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East Providence Population by Race

East Providence Population Pyramid 2022

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East Providence Median Age

41.6


Total

40


Male

44.6


Female

East Providence Adults

There are 39,266 adults, (9,154 of whom are seniors) in East Providence.

East Providence Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Child Dependency Ratio

East Providence Sex Ratio

Female

24,299

51.22%

Male

23,143

48.78%

East Providence Population by Age

East Providence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Providence Household Types

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Providence Households and Families

3.09

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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East Providence Households by Type

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East Providence Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Providence Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.62%.

East Providence Educational Attainment by Race

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$46,818

Average Earnings

$52,900

Average Male

$40,663

Average Female

East Providence Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Providence Language by Age

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East Providence Language

76.99% of East Providence residents speak only English, while 23.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 16.02% of the population.

East Providence Language

East Providence Poverty by Race

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9.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.65%

Male Poverty Rate

9.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Providence

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Providence is Multiple, with 15.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Providence is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.26%.

East Providence Poverty

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East Providence Poverty Rate by Education

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East Providence Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Providence Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

East Providence Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

East Providence Married by Age and Sex

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East Providence Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Providence Marital Status by Race

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East Providence Marital Status

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2,679

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

East Providence Veterans by War

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East Providence Veterans by Age

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East Providence Veterans by Race

East Providence Veterans by Education

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7.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Providence Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

East Providence Employment by Age

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East Providence Employment by Race

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East Providence 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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58.26%

Born in East Providence

84.59%

Native Born

15.41%

Foreign Born

5.36%

Non Citizen

10.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.59% of East Providence residents were born in the United States, with 58.26% having been born in Rhode Island. 5.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

East Providence Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

East Providence Population by Year