Providence is a city located in Webster County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,832, it is the 129th largest city in Kentucky and the 9145th largest city in the United States. Providence is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -5.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,006 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Providence has a population density of 470 people per square mile.
The average household income in Providence is $44,004 with a poverty rate of 28.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $539 per month, and the median house value is $48,000. The median age in Providence is 38.5 years, 32.2 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Providencewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 88.46%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 22.71%.
100.00% of Providence residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Providence is White, with 31.49% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Providence is Multiple, with 56.59% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.70%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Providence
100.00% of Providence residents were born in the United States, with 75.98% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.