Providence, Kentucky Population 2020

2,974
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Providence is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,974, it is the 110th largest city in Kentucky and the 6268th largest city in the United States. Providence is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -6.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,193 in 2010. Providence reached it's highest population of 4,742 in 1930. Spanning over 6 miles, Providence has a population density of 493 people per square mile.

The average household income in Providence is $42,070 with a poverty rate of 38.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $472 per month, and the median house value is $42,700. The median age in Providence is 39.4 years, 32.1 years for males, and 44.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males.

Providence Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Providence was:

  • White: 80.03%
  • Black or African American: 13.38%
  • Two or more races: 5.87%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Providence, Kentucky is 2,974, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,038.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,193.

Providence, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,44180.03%
Black or African American40813.38%
Two or More Races1795.87%
Some Other Race170.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.16%
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Providence Population Pyramid 2020

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Providence Median Age

39.4


Total

32.1


Male

44.1


Female

Providence Adults

There are 2,319 adults, (604 of whom are seniors) in Providence.

Providence Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Providence Sex Ratio

Female

1,653

54.20%

Male

1,397

45.80%

Providence Households and Families

Providence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Providence Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
All65.1%34.9%
Female62.9%37.1%
Male10.4%89.6%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2332.4465.1
Married5283.1274.6
Non Family4471.0368.7
Female1433.5962.9
Male1153.3710.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Providence Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1718.68%
9th to 12th Grade28314.37%
High School Graduate84142.71%
Some College27213.81%
Associates Degree20110.21%
Bachelors Degree1025.18%
Graduate Degree995.03%
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Providence Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6221,276158
Black29520443
Multiple Races4035
Hispanic7
Other Race7
Native American5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 87.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.58%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,092$27,865$28,482
Less Than High School$19,808$25,848$
High School Grad$31,087$31,500$
Some College$19,750$24,539$15,710
Bachelors Degree$40,875$$
Graduate Degree$74,099$$73,895

$28,092

Average Earnings

$27,865

Average Male

$28,482

Average Female

Providence Language

Providence Language by Age

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Providence Language

98.75% of Providence residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Providence Poverty

Providence Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,4201,00341.45%
Multiple17910860.34%
Black408409.80%

38.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.69%

Male Poverty Rate

37.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Providence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Providence is Multiple, with 60.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Providence is Black, with 9.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.92%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.22%
High School37.22%
Some College12.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.66%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.52%
Male Employed16.42%
Female Employed9.63%
Male Unemployed6.67%

Providence Income

Providence Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,840$42,070
Families$41,037$51,996
Married Families$47,941-
Non Families$14,315$22,760
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Providence Marital Status

Providence Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Providence Married by Age and Sex

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Providence 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 45-54.

Providence Marital Status by Race

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Providence Veterans

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189

Number of Veterans

189

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
Second Gulf War25
Korea6
World War II
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7473
75+58
18 to 3425
35 to 5423
55 to 6410
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1628.71%
Black276.62%

Providence Veterans by Education

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22.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Providence Employment Status

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46.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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75.21%

Born in Kentucky

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Providence residents were born in the United States, with 75.21% having been born in Kentucky. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,974-32-1.06%
20193,006-32-1.05%
20183,03880.26%
20173,030-32-1.05%
20163,06280.26%
20153,054-14-0.46%
20143,068-45-1.45%
20133,113-29-0.92%
20123,142-20-0.63%
20113,162-19-0.60%
20103,181-430-1.26%
20003,611-512-1.32%
19904,123-311-0.72%
19804,4341640.38%
19704,2704991.25%
19603,771-134-0.35%
19503,905-492-1.18%
19404,397-345-0.75%
19304,7425911.34%
19204,1510.00%