Woonsocket, Rhode Island Population 2022

43,650
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Woonsocket is a city located in Providence County Rhode Island. With a 2020 population of 43,650, it is the 6th largest city in Rhode Island and the 1023rd largest city in the United States. Woonsocket is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,240 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Woonsocket has a population density of 5,635 people per square mile.

The average household income in Woonsocket is $57,481 with a poverty rate of 20.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $921 per month, and the median house value is $191,500. The median age in Woonsocket is 36.3 years, 34.9 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Woonsocket Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Woonsocketwas:

  • White: 69.69%
  • Two or more races: 9.31%
  • Black or African American: 8.92%
  • Asian: 6.03%
  • Other race: 5.23%
  • Native American: 0.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Woonsocket, Rhode Island is 43,650 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 43,240.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island Population 2022

Population by Race

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Woonsocket Population by Race

Woonsocket Population Pyramid 2022

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Woonsocket Median Age

35.9


Total

34.4


Male

38


Female

Woonsocket Adults

There are 32,441 adults, (5,669 of whom are seniors) in Woonsocket.

Woonsocket Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Woonsocket Sex Ratio

Female

21,403

51.43%

Male

20,213

48.57%

Woonsocket Population by Age

Woonsocket Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Woonsocket Household Types

37.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Woonsocket Households and Families

3.22

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Woonsocket Households by Type

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Woonsocket Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Woonsocket Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 91.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.38%.

Woonsocket Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,072

Average Earnings

$42,493

Average Male

$31,682

Average Female

Woonsocket Earnings by Educational Attainment

Woonsocket Language by Age

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Woonsocket Language

71.76% of Woonsocket residents speak only English, while 28.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.93% of the population.

Woonsocket Language

Woonsocket Poverty by Race

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20.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.27%

Male Poverty Rate

21.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Woonsocket

The race most likely to be in poverty in Woonsocket is Multiple, with 35.42% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.81%.

Woonsocket Poverty

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Woonsocket Poverty Rate by Education

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Woonsocket Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Woonsocket Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Woonsocket Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Woonsocket Married by Age and Sex

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Woonsocket Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Woonsocket Marital Status by Race

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Woonsocket Marital Status

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2,005

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Woonsocket Veterans by War

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Woonsocket Veterans by Age

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Woonsocket Veterans by Race

Woonsocket Veterans by Education

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16.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Woonsocket Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Woonsocket Employment by Age

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Woonsocket Employment by Race

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Woonsocket 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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56.32%

Born in Woonsocket

86.64%

Native Born

13.36%

Foreign Born

6.45%

Non Citizen

6.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.64% of Woonsocket residents were born in the United States, with 56.32% having been born in Rhode Island. 6.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Woonsocket Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Woonsocket Population by Year