Providence County, Rhode Island Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179024,3910.00%
180025,8541,4636.00%
181030,7694,91519.01%
182035,7364,96716.14%
183047,01811,28231.57%
184058,07311,05523.51%
185087,52629,45350.72%
1860107,79920,27323.16%
1870149,19041,39138.40%
1880197,87448,68432.63%
1890255,12357,24928.93%
1900328,68373,56028.83%
1910424,35395,67029.11%
1920475,19050,83711.98%
1930540,01664,82613.64%
1940550,29810,2821.90%
1950574,97324,6754.48%
1960568,778-6,195-1.08%
1970580,26111,4832.02%
1980571,349-8,912-1.54%
1990596,27024,9214.36%
2010627,83831,5685.29%
2011629,3931,5550.25%
2012631,2291,8360.29%
2013631,5843550.06%
2014632,6681,0840.17%
2015633,7471,0790.17%
2016634,9221,1750.19%
2017634,130-792-0.12%
2018636,9532,8230.45%
2019638,9311,9780.31%
2020640,9091,9780.31%
2021642,8871,9780.31%
2022644,8651,9780.31%
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Providence County, Rhode Island Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White451,52470.98%
Black or African American60,5009.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,6320.41%
Asian26,5524.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5380.08%
Some Other Race53,7018.44%
Two or More Races40,7146.40%
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Providence County, Rhode Island Population by Race

Providence County, Rhode Island Population Pyramid 2022

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Providence County, Rhode Island Median Age

37.4


Total

35.9


Male

39


Female

Providence County, Rhode Island Adults

There are 505,231 adults, (97,381 of whom are seniors) in Providence County, Rhode Island.

Providence County, Rhode Island Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Providence County, Rhode Island Sex Ratio

Female

326,326

51.30%

Male

309,835

48.70%

Providence County, Rhode Island Population by Age

Providence County, Rhode Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Providence County, Rhode Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All55.1%44.9%
Male54.4%45.6%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
Female39.5%60.5%

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Providence County, Rhode Island Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All240,8862.5355.1
Married97,2523.3476.1
Male12,4563.2854.4
Female36,4943.4539.5
Non Family94,6841.2539.7

3.25

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Providence County, Rhode Island Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28,5326.53%
9th to 12th Grade31,4877.20%
High School Graduate133,80630.61%
Some College76,88417.59%
Associates Degree33,8457.74%
Bachelors Degree81,69718.69%
Graduate Degree50,85111.63%
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Providence County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Providence County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian17,30415,0488,704
White291,290262,639101,510
Black37,35431,3968,572
2+ Races19,59316,7164,485
Islander34734172
Native American1,6831,188314
Hispanic82,65660,71911,419
Other Race31,27820,2193,712

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%.

Providence County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,777$49,158$38,131
Less Than 9th Grade$28,403$33,487$24,341
High School Graduate$35,561$41,484$30,651
Some College$40,367$49,371$35,527
Bachelors Degree$54,691$63,338$48,754
Graduate Degree$72,431$76,804$69,602

$42,777

Average Earnings

$49,158

Average Male

$38,131

Average Female

Providence County, Rhode Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Providence County, Rhode Island Language by Age

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Providence County, Rhode Island Language

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.

Providence County, Rhode Island Language

Providence County, Rhode Island Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic145,15335,14424.21%
Multiple39,3288,34921.23%
Black57,42711,87620.68%
Native2,45549320.08%
Asian24,6363,61414.67%
Islander5177514.51%
White365,86331,6378.65%
Other12,826NaN%

14.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.92%

Male Poverty Rate

15.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Providence County, Rhode Island

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%.

Providence County, Rhode Island Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.20%
High School13.54%
Some College9.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%

Providence County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.55%
Male Unemployed29.30%
Female Employed6.37%
Female Unemployed29.42%

Providence County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Providence County, Rhode Island Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,323$81,802
Families$78,793$97,539
Married Families$98,569$116,097
Non Families$36,169$53,191
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Income by Household Type

Providence County, Rhode Island Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Providence County, Rhode Island Married by Age and Sex

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Providence County, Rhode Island 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 35-44.

Providence County, Rhode Island Marital Status by Race

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Providence County, Rhode Island Marital Status

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24,844

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,179
First Gulf War3,522
Vietnam8,668
Korea2,880
World War II1,085

Providence County, Rhode Island Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,021
35 to 544,729
55 to 643,902
65 to 746,454
75+7,738

Providence County, Rhode Island Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21,8665.87%
Black1,2212.70%
Native American1386.24%
Asian3171.47%
Islander6616.88%
Other Race5371.41%
2+ Races6992.80%
Hispanic1,4141.40%

Providence County, Rhode Island Veterans by Race

Providence County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

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8.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Providence County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Providence County, Rhode Island Employment by Age

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Providence County, Rhode Island Employment by Race

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Providence County, Rhode Island 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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55.67%

Born in Providence County, Rhode Island

81.02%

Native Born

18.98%

Foreign Born

8.50%

Non Citizen

10.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Providence County, Rhode Island Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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