East Providence, Rhode Island

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Population in 2013: 47,149 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.2%
 
Males: 21,556  (45.7%)
Females: 25,593  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Rhode Island median age:  39.9 years

Zip codes: 02860, 02914, 02915, 02916.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,126 (it was $39,108 in 2000)
East Providence:

$48,126
RI:

$55,902

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,913 (it was $19,527 in 2000)

East Providence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $207,887 (it was $118,800 in 2000)
East Providence:

$207,887
RI:

$232,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $219,765; Detached houses: $221,295; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,033; In 2-unit structures: $235,424; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $279,084; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,230; Mobile homes: $21,074

Median gross rent in 2013: $900.

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  • Races in East Providence, RI (2013)

    East Providence races chart
    • 37,41079.4%White alone
    • 3,3877.2%Black alone
    • 2,2094.7%Two or more races
    • 2,1884.6%Hispanic
    • 9852.1%Asian alone
    • 8111.7%Other race alone
    • 650.1%American Indian alone

Races in East Providence detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in East Providence: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (25.1%), Irish (14.0%), Italian (9.6%), English (6.4%), French (6.2%), Subsaharan African (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1862

Elevation: 59 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 3,517 people per square mile   (average).

East Providence,RI real estate house value index trend

East Providence, Rhode Island map

For population 25 years and over in East Providence:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Providence city:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

7,769 residents are foreign born (12.0% Europe).

This city:

16.0%
Rhode Island:

11.4%



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in East Providence, Rhode Island as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in East Providence to the number of sex offenders is 2,479 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,618 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,351 (1.6%)

East Providence satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Providence, RI (3.5 miles , pop. 173,618).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (38.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (146.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Seekonk, MA (1.9 miles ), Providence, RI (1.9 miles ), Barrington, RI (2.1 miles ), Cranston, RI (2.3 miles ), Pawtucket, RI (2.3 miles ), Rehoboth, MA (2.4 miles ), Central Falls, RI (2.5 miles ), North Providence, RI (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $52,600
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $108,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.80 N, Longitude: 71.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,496 (-3.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,383 (20.1%)

East Providence household income distribution East Providence home values distribution

Crime rates in East Providence by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000020001120
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.04.10.00.00.02.12.14.30.0
Rapes 131320510101310712211312
per 100,000 26.426.240.010.020.220.426.720.714.424.744.727.725.4
Robberies 3021281118141016211781416
per 100,000 61.042.356.022.036.328.520.533.043.235.017.029.833.9
Assaults 73514048363736443934344232
per 100,000 148.4102.780.195.872.675.374.090.980.370.172.489.467.8
Burglaries 173191174165149145126136134146172144140
per 100,000 351.8384.4348.3329.3300.6295.2258.9280.9276.0301.0366.1306.4296.6
Thefts 649675612626530600648587550529607631531
per 100,000 1,319.61,358.61,225.11,249.21,069.41,221.51,331.51,212.51,132.71,090.61,292.01,342.71,125.0
Auto thefts 977484928210259596557675954
per 100,000 197.2148.9168.1183.6165.5207.7121.2121.9133.9117.5142.6125.5114.4
Arson 1912923111125131614893
per 100,000 38.624.218.045.922.222.451.426.933.028.917.019.26.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 167.6152.1156.6125.4122.5138.6127.4126.5119.7126.5153.2147.3122.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in East Providence detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 108 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Rhode Island average:

2.31
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Rhode Island:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,775 (-3.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in East Providence: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Providence, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Providence-area historical tornado activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the East Providence city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Providence-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from East Providence center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 220.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from East Providence center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Providence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Providence topographic map

Birthplace of: Meredith Vieira - AMerican game show host, Davey Lopes - Baseball player and coach, Arunah Shepherdson Abell - Publisher, Morgan Murphy (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Peter J. Barnes II - Politician, Art Merewether - Major League Baseball player, Evan Meekins - College basketball player (LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds), Randy Wilson - Ice hockey player.

Hospitals in East Providence:

  • BEACON HOSPICE (1 CATAMORE BOULEVARD)

Dialysis Facilities in East Providence:

  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF EAST PROVIDENCE (318 WATERMAN AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in East Providence:

  • OPTION CARE (66 AMARAL STREET)

Nursing Homes in East Providence:

  • EAST SIDE MANOR (2424 PAWTUCKET AVE)
  • EASTGATE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (198 WATERMAN AVENUE)
  • EDMUND PLACE HEALTH CENTER (350 TAUNTON AVENUE)
  • EVERGREEN HOUSE HEALTH CENTER (1 EVERGREEN DRIVE)
  • HARRIS HEALTH CENTER, LLC (833 BROADWAY)
  • HATTIE IDE CHAFFEE HOME (200 WAMPANOAG TRAIL)
  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME (198 WATERMAN AVE)
  • LINN HEALTH CARE CENTER (30 ALEXANDER AVENUE)
  • ORCHARD VIEW MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (135 TRIPPS LANE)
  • WATERVIEW VILLA REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTE (1275 SOUTH BROADWAY)

Amtrak station near East Providence:

  • 4 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in East Providence:

  • MotoRing Technical Training Institute (Full-time enrollment: 8; Location: 54 Water Street; Private, for-profit; Website: mtti.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Providence:

  • Brown University (about 3 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 3 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 4 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Providence College (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Rhode Island College (about 7 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 9 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Roger Williams University (about 12 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)

Public high school in East Providence:

Private high schools in East Providence:

  • PROVIDENCE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 282; Location: 660 WATERMAN AVE; Grades: 5 - 12)
  • MEETING STREET SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 667 WATERMAN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in East Providence:

Private elementary/middle schools in East Providence:

  • THE GORDON SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 45 MAXFIELD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 127; Location: 56 PURCHASE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BRADLEY SCHOOL-EAST PROVIDENCE (Students: 113; Location: 1011 VETERANS MEMORIAL PKWY; Grades: UG - UG)
  • THE WOLF SCHOOL (Students: 48; Location: 215 FERRIS AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in East Providence, School District: EAST PROVIDENCE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in East Providence:

  • EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,655,887; Location: 41 GROVE AVENUE; 132,852 books; 2,921 e-books; 3,399 audio materials; 11,782 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 298 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in East Providence: Silver Spring Golf Course (A), Crescent Park Carousel (B), Poham Rocks Light House (C), Boyden Heights (D), Wannamoisett Country Club (E), Sabin Point Lighthouse (F), Agawan Hunt Club Golf Course (G), Metacomet Country Club (H), Wiles Barre Pier (I), Masonic Lodge (J), Fuller Branch East Providence Public Library (K), Fox Point Branch Providence Public Library (L), East Providence Public Library (M), Austin T and June Rockwell Levy Library (N), Pomham Rocks Lighthouse (O), The Childrens Place (P), East Providence Fire Department Station 3 (Q), East Providence Fire Department Station 2 (R), Meadowcrest Early Childhood Center (S), Little Playmates Day Care Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lakeside Shopping Center (1), Wampanoag Mall Shopping Center (2), Narragansett Park Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Providence include: Church of Christ (A), Covenant Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), United Church of Christ (D), Newman Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Sacred Heart Rectory (G), Fellowship of House Church (H), Colonial Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gate of Heaven Cemetery (1), Hurst Cemetery (2), Little Neck Cemetery (3), Mount Saint Marys Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Omega Pond (A), Central Pond (B), James V Turner Reservoir (C), Willett Pond (D), Central Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Metacomet Brook (A), Runnins River (B), Vals Creek (C), Ten Mile River (D), Coles Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in East Providence include: Squantum Woods State Park (1), Roger Williams Square (2), Rumford Chemical Works and Mill House Historic District (3), Rumford Historic District (4), Sabin Point Park (5), Pierce Memorial Field (6), Grassy Plains Park (7), Crescent Park (8), Riverside Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Connections Travel (Tours & Charters; 158 Beverly Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Extended Stay America (1000 Warren Avenue) (1), Four Seasons (26 Arthur Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: East Providence City - Municipal Court (610 Waterman Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Providence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.228. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.935. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.935
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.52. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0130. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0130
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in East Providence and their reported violations in the past:

EAST PROVIDENCE-CITY OF (Population served: 48,688, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-21-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-08-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUN-08-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011)
YAWGOOG SCOUT RESERVATION (Population served: 1,100, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FEINSTEIN YOUTH CAMP (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BUCK HILL FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUL-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUN-15-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2007), St Boil Water Order (MAY-16-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-16-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2007)
CHAMPLIN SCOUT RESERVATION BSA - UPPER P (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2007)

Drinking water stations with addresses in East Providence that have no violations reported:

  • CHAMPLIN SCOUT RESERVATION BSA - LOWER P (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.9% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.5% for American Indian residents, 30.3% for other race residents, 21.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Rhode Island:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in East Providence in 2010:

  • 680 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in East Providence in 2000:

  • 639 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in religious group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped

East Providence, Rhode Island environmental map by EPA

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East Providence compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in East Providence (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Taunton Avenue Branch, Kent Heights Branch, East Providence Stop And Shop Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank Rhode Island: East Providence Branch at 195 Taunton Avenue, branch established on 1967/07/17; East Providence Branch at 999 South Broadway, branch established on 1986/06/16. Info updated 2006/09/28: Bank assets: $1,581.1 mil, Deposits: $1,131.1 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Taunton Avenue Branch at 218 Taunton Avenue, branch established on 1955/04/11. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: East Providence Branch at 184 Taunton Avenue, branch established on 1948/11/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • The Washington Trust Company of Westerly: East Providence Branch at 587 Taunton Avenue, branch established on 2011/09/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,059.8 mil, Deposits: $2,127.5 mil, headquarters in Westerly, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Rhode Island average:

13.4

East Providence travel time to work - commute East Providence mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for East Providence city (based on Providence County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic276,01198
Mainline Protestant27,143111
Evangelical Protestant16,895134
Other13,89648
Orthodox7,32510
Black Protestant7129
None284,685-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 129
Providence County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Providence County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Providence County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 499
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Providence County:

24.0%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

16.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 22$84,203$45,9290$0
Other Government Administration 45$103,815$27,6841$612
Judicial and Legal 3$11,511$46,0440$0
Police Protection - Officers 84$398,022$56,8600$0
Police - Other 22$82,758$45,1410$0
Firefighters 94$429,067$54,7750$0
Streets and Highways 44$177,315$48,3590$0
Welfare 2$6,812$40,8720$0
Health 6$12,993$25,9860$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,916$58,9921$894
Sewerage 20$82,287$49,3721$510
Parks and Recreation 22$86,723$47,3034$2,423
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$11,243$44,9720$0
Water Supply 21$79,049$45,1710$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 542$2,984,461$66,07774$146,708
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 97$369,977$45,77085$73,965
Local Libraries 25$87,054$41,7863$1,383
Other and Unallocable 8$15,053$22,5802$2,637
Totals for Government 1,061$5,027,259$56,859171$229,132

East Providence government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $7,652,000 ($162.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,317,000 ($27.93)
    Regular Highways: $1,205,000 ($25.56)
    Sewerage: $504,000 ($10.69)
    Water Utilities: $433,000 ($9.18)
    Libraries: $304,000 ($6.45)
    Police Protection: $130,000 ($2.76)
    General: $20,000 ($0.42)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $65,203,000 ($1382.91)
    Fire Protection: $9,512,000 ($201.74)
    Police Protection: $9,216,000 ($195.47)
    Sewerage: $5,240,000 ($111.14)
    Regular Highways: $4,566,000 ($96.84)
    General - Other: $4,434,000 ($94.04)
    Water Utilities: $4,035,000 ($85.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,519,000 ($53.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,401,000 ($50.92)
    Libraries: $2,147,000 ($45.54)
    Financial Administration: $1,828,000 ($38.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,800,000 ($38.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,600,000 ($33.93)
    General Public Buildings: $1,020,000 ($21.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $562,000 ($11.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $415,000 ($8.80)
    Health Services - Other: $324,000 ($6.87)
    Welfare - Other: $55,000 ($1.17)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $22,000 ($0.47)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $17,534,000 ($371.88)
    Benefit Payments: $5,468,000 ($115.97)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $1,948,000 ($41.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,023,000 ($21.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $195,000 ($4.14)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $68,780,000 ($1458.78)

East Providence government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,888,000 ($103.67)
    All Other: $3,302,000 ($70.03)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $820,000 ($17.39)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $96,000 ($2.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $64,000 ($1.36)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($0.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($0.57)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $21,000 ($0.45)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $8,694,000 ($184.39)
    Local Employee Contribution: $758,000 ($16.08)
    From Local Government: $325,000 ($6.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,472,000 ($31.22)
    All Other: $22,000 ($0.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $575,000 ($12.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,230,000 ($26.09)
    Interest Earnings: $237,000 ($5.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,436,000 ($94.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $31,100,000 ($659.61)
    All Other: $5,339,000 ($113.24)
    Highways: $3,360,000 ($71.26)
  • Tax - Property: $62,368,000 ($1322.79)
    NEC: $729,000 ($15.46)

East Providence government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $20,225,000 ($428.96)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,245,000 ($47.62)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,000,000 ($190.88)
    Other NEC: $3,000,000 ($63.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $27,590,000 ($585.17)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,050,000 ($107.11)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,635,000 ($34.68)
    Other, NEC: $195,000 ($4.14)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $7,000,000 ($148.47)

East Providence government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,196,000 ($173.83)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $34,221,000 ($725.81)
    Total Federal Securities: $12,601,000 ($267.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,399,000 ($432.65)

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Rhode Island average:

4.87%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.09%
Rhode Island average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kent County, RI  0.77% ($38,551 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.36% ($39,571)
from Washington County, RI  0.20% ($41,964)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Rhode Island average:

5.44%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($381 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.06%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, RI  0.83% ($42,204 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.40% ($48,971)
to Washington County, RI  0.22% ($54,288)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Providence:

  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIB (1220 AM; 1 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5 kW; WARWICK, RI; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Providence:

  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOM (91.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WELH (88.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: THE WHEELER SCHOOL)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around East Providence:

  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of East Providence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 495m1,624ftTotal length
  • $302,168,000Total costs
  • 1,540,602Total average daily traffic
  • 152,263Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 261950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for East Providence, RI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in East Providence)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in East Providence, RI)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Providence)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1194M , Serial Number: 17258694, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): West Island LLC, 589 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1561Q , Serial Number: 15072861, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1971
    Registrant (Corporation): West Island LLC, 589 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914
  • Aircraft: BEECH E33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7011N , Serial Number: CD-1123, Year manufactured: 1967
    Registrant (Corporation): West Island LLC, 589 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI 02914
  • Aircraft: THUNDER BALLOONS LIMITED AX7-77 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 22 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 893KL , Serial Number: 1019, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth M Dygon, 50 Brookfield Rd, East Providence, RI 02915

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED204$195,127133$151,850804$167,94058$71,4481$570,00028$119,1072$86,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$191,0009$124,11176$177,81614$39,0711$200,0003$95,0002$22,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$183,64026$139,000292$191,15839$66,7690$020$156,0502$126,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$188,70013$195,000156$193,7186$91,5000$04$127,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$189,0004$123,50037$183,4592$133,0000$03$124,6670$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in East Providence, RI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$204,33312$232,917
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$244,0009$260,222
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$162,7505$250,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$164,5001$258,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$207,5001$230,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in East Providence, RI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Bally Total Fitness1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King2Payless1
Burlington Coat Factory1Penske1
CVS4Shaw's2
Decora Cabinetry2Stop & Shop1
Dunkin Donuts5Subway2
Extended Stay America1T-Mobile1
FedEx5Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Haworth1UPS6
Jones New York1Volkswagen1
KFC1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1
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