Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI

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2022 Population
144,547
24% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jack Reed
Democratic Party
US Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.9
1.04% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.4%
14.4% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$61,522
7.63% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$273,400
2.59% 1-year growth

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In 2022, Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI had a population of 145k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $61,522. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI declined from 190,089 to 144,547, a −24% decrease and its median household income declined from $66,603 to $61,522, a −7.63% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.9%), Other (Hispanic) (11.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.23%), and White (Hispanic) (6.84%).

38.3% of the households in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.8% of the residents in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI are New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island (693 degrees awarded in 2022) and MotoRing Technical Training Institute (52 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was $273,400, and the homeownership rate was 49.8%.

Most people in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI is home to a population of 145k people, from which 89.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 24.8% of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI residents were born outside of the country (35.8k people).

In 2022, there were 4.66 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75k people) in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Other (Hispanic) and 15.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI are Spanish (28,823 households), Portuguese (11,519 households), and Haitian (4,994 households).

Citizenship

89.8%
2022 Citizenship
91.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.8% of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was 91.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    75k ± 2.17k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 1.79k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    15.2k ± 1.51k
26.8%
Hispanic Population
38.7k people

In 2022, there were 4.66 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75k people) in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Other (Hispanic) and 15.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

26.8% of the people in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI are hispanic (38.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

24.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
35.8k people
20.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
38.3k people

As of 2022, 24.8% of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI residents (35.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was 20.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    28,823 households (21.2%)
  2. Portuguese
    11,519 households (8.48%)
  3. Haitian
    4,994 households (3.67%)

38.3% of the households in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was Spanish. 21.2% of the households in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,744 ± 318
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,062 ± 339
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    459 ± 201

Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI employs 70.3k people. The largest industries in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI are Construction (4,072 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,994 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,889 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($194,530), Sporting & athletic goods, & doll, toy & game manufacturing ($137,737), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($125,258).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
43,626
Women
49.8%
43,932
Men
50.2%

The workforce of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI in 2020 was 87,558 people, with 49.8% woman, and 50.2% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI.

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Occupations

70.3k
2022 Value
−24.9%
1 Year decline
± −24.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI declined at a rate of −24.9%, from 93.6k employees to 70.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI, are Customer service representatives (2,096 people), Retail salespersons (1,769 people), and Cashiers (1,768 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

70.3k
2022 Value
−24.9%
1 Year decline
± −24.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI declined at a rate of −24.9%, from 93.6k employees to 70.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI, are Construction (4,072 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,994 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,889 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI, though some of these residents may live in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,755
Median earning men ± $1,467
$38,860
Median earning women ± $1,491

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($78,218), Public Administration ($78,075), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,244).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($62,000), Wholesale Trade ($60,000), and Public Administration ($51,891).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.61%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.67M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 2.61% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Rhode Island went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.977%).

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are the senators currently representing the state of Rhode Island. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Rhode Island is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Rhode Island

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Jack Reed
Senator from Rhode Island2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator from Rhode Island1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007

Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are the senators currently representing Rhode Island.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Rhode Island over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Rhode Island

Rhode Island is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Rhode Island have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI awarded 745 degrees. The student population of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 374 male students and 15 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI are Hispanic or Latino (285 and 38.3%), followed by White (236 and 31.7%), Black or African American (172 and 23.1%), and Unknown (23 and 3.09%).

The largest universities in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI by number of degrees awarded are New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island (693 and 93%) and MotoRing Technical Training Institute (52 and 6.98%).

The most popular majors in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (607 and 81.5%), HVAC Maintenance (86 and 11.5%), and Electrician (52 and 6.98%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 2.11% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.84% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (35.7k), Some college (22k), and Bachelors Degree (21.1k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was $273,400 in 2022, which is 0.97 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $266,500 to $273,400, a 2.59% increase. The homeownership rate in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI is 49.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI is $61,522. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $99,510, followed by Southeast Rhode Island (Newport & Bristol Counties)--Newport City PUMA, RI and Northern Providence County & Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $99,285 and $89,786.

Property

$273,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,625
$29,064
Median Property Taxes
±$1,293

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

49.8%
Homeownership
2022
61.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 49.8% of the housing units in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was South Rhode Island--Washington County PUMA, RI with a value of $99,510, followed by Southeast Rhode Island (Newport & Bristol Counties)--Newport City PUMA, RI and Northern Providence County & Woonsocket City PUMA, RI, with respective values of $99,285 and $89,786.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$61,522
Median Household Income
± $2,146
58.4k
Number of Households
± 2,045

In 2022, the median household income of the 58.4k households in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI declined from $61,522 from the previous year's value of $66,603.

The following chart displays the households in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.408
2022 Wage GINI in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI
0.414
2021 Wage GINI in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI

In 2022, the income inequality in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was 0.408 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.31% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.71%)

In 2022, 75.6% of workers in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (6.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.37% of the workforce in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI (20.6k out of 143k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.1% of the population of Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 26.7% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.798% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Rhode Island see 994 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.19% decrease from the previous year (1006 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1530 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 224 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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994 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Rhode Island

Primary care physicians in Rhode Island see an average of 994 patients per year. This represents a 1.19% decrease from the previous year (1,006 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Rhode Island in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.8% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.88%
Uninsured
45.3%
Employer Coverage
26.7%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0.798%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI grew by 3.88% from 5.66% to 5.88%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Northeast RI (Providence County)--Pawtucket Central Falls & E Providence Cities PUMA, RI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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