Providence County, Rhode Island's estimated population is 644,865 with a growth rate of 0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Providence County, Rhode Island is the 2nd largest county in Rhode Island. The 2010 Population was 627,838 and has seen a growth of 2.71% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 98.27%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.30%.
68.36% of Providence County, Rhode Island residents speak only English, while 31.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.02% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Providence County, Rhode Island is Hispanic, with 24.21% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Providence County, Rhode Island is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.90%.
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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 County, Rhode Island
81.02% of Providence County, Rhode Island residents were born in the United States, with 55.67% having been born in Rhode Island. 8.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.