Woonsocket, Rhode Island

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Population in 2017: 41,759 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 20,693  (49.6%)
Females: 21,066  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Rhode Island median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02895.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,363 (it was $30,819 in 2000)
Woonsocket:

$41,363
RI:

$63,870

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,756 (it was $16,223 in 2000)

Woonsocket city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $170,550 (it was $113,800 in 2000)
Woonsocket:

$170,550
RI:

$257,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $186,576; detached houses: $197,468; townhouses or other attached units: $158,372; in 2-unit structures: $173,011; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,015; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,152

Median gross rent in 2017: $836.

March 2019 cost of living index in Woonsocket: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.4%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.9% for Black residents, 45.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for American Indian residents, 46.9% for other race residents, 38.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Woonsocket, RI (2017)
    • 26,53463.6%White alone
    • 7,63418.3%Hispanic
    • 3,0857.4%Asian alone
    • 2,6576.4%Black alone
    • 1,3203.2%Two or more races
    • 2780.7%Other race alone
    • 1000.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 139 registered sex offenders living in Woonsocket, Rhode Island as of August 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Woonsocket is 298 to 1.


Crime rates in Woonsocket by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.6)
2
(4.6)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
31
(70.5)
28
(64.7)
27
(62.3)
29
(66.9)
22
(53.5)
23
(55.9)
41
(99.9)
27
(65.6)
41
(99.4)
39
(94.0)
39
(93.9)
45
(107.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
45
(102.3)
58
(133.9)
31
(71.5)
48
(110.8)
53
(128.8)
59
(143.4)
48
(116.9)
48
(116.7)
47
(113.9)
41
(98.8)
55
(132.4)
43
(103.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
99
(225.1)
93
(214.8)
89
(205.2)
99
(228.5)
99
(240.7)
138
(335.4)
151
(367.8)
144
(350.0)
146
(353.8)
131
(315.6)
127
(305.7)
157
(376.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
307
(698.1)
368
(849.9)
350
(807.1)
346
(798.7)
415
(1,009)
346
(840.9)
361
(879.3)
370
(899.4)
316
(765.9)
296
(713.1)
262
(630.7)
255
(611.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
943
(2,144)
902
(2,083)
908
(2,094)
744
(1,717)
833
(2,025)
840
(2,041)
777
(1,892)
660
(1,604)
539
(1,306)
606
(1,460)
607
(1,461)
572
(1,371)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
113
(257.0)
124
(286.4)
110
(253.7)
90
(207.8)
82
(199.3)
73
(177.4)
87
(211.9)
87
(211.5)
65
(157.5)
70
(168.6)
78
(187.8)
71
(170.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(25.0)
12
(27.7)
21
(48.4)
9
(20.8)
16
(38.9)
20
(48.6)
15
(36.5)
22
(53.5)
24
(58.2)
7
(16.9)
12
(28.9)
15
(36.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)287.3309.8282.1278.3297.1309.5347.6301.6307.7294.5293.6308.6

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City-data.com crime index in Woonsocket, RI

Crime rate in Woonsocket detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 113 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Rhode Island average:

2.34
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Ancestries: French (15.5%), French Canadian (15.1%), Irish (5.2%), American (4.0%), Italian (3.4%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 162 feet

Land area: 7.71 square miles.

Population density: 5,419 people per square mile   (average).

Woonsocket, Rhode Island map

4,967 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 3.1% Asia, 1.3% Africa, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

11.9%
Rhode Island:

13.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,017 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,735 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pawtucket, RI (11.0 miles , pop. 72,958).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (30.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (146.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Blackstone, MA (1.5 miles ),
North Smithfield, RI (1.6 miles ),
Cumberland Hill, RI (1.8 miles ),
Millville, MA (2.1 miles ),
Cumberland, RI (2.5 miles ),
Mendon, MA (2.6 miles ),
Lincoln, RI (2.6 miles ),
Bellingham, MA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.00 N, Longitude: 71.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -817 (-2.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,902 (27.0%)

Area code: 401

Distribution of median household income in Woonsocket, RI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Woonsocket, RI in 2017
Woonsocket satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $54,600
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $58,700
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2005: 48 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Woonsocket, RI residents
Average permit cost in Woonsocket, RI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Rhode Island:

3.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Woonsocket, RI
Historical housing units in Woonsocket, RI
Most common industries in Woonsocket, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Woonsocket, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Woonsocket, Rhode Island environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.5. This is about average.

City:

72.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.221. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.221
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.67. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.67
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.340. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.340
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.02. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.02
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0156. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0156
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Woonsocket-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Woonsocket 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 16.1 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Woonsocket-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 89% 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 196.9 miles away from Woonsocket 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 204.8 miles away from Woonsocket 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 103.7 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 209.8 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 46.1 miles away from Woonsocket center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from Woonsocket 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Woonsocket topographic map

Main business address for: CVS CORP (RETAIL-DRUG STORES AND PROPRIETARY STORES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Woonsocket:

  • JOHN FOGARTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, EDDIE DOWLING HIGHWAY)
  • LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 115 CASS AVE)
  • BALLOU HOME FOR THE AGED (60 MENDON ROAD)
  • EVERGREENS NURSING HOME (116 GREENE ST)
  • FRIENDLY HOME INC, THE (303 RHODES AVENUE)
  • MT ST FRANCIS HEALTH CENTER (4 ST. JOSEPH STREET)
  • OAKLAND GROVE HEALTH CARE CENTER (560 CUMBERLAND HILL ROAD)
  • TRINITY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (4 ST JOSEPH STREET)
  • WOONSOCKET HEALTH CENTRE (262 POPLAR STREET)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF WOONSOCKET (2100 DIAMOND HILL ROAD)

Heliports located in Woonsocket:

Amtrak stations near Woonsocket:

  • 14 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.
  • 20 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woonsocket:

  • Bryant University (about 6 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,440)
  • Rhode Island College (about 12 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Providence College (about 12 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Brown University (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 21 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)

Public high schools in Woonsocket:

  • WOONSOCKET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,895, Location: 777 CASS AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • BEACON CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 320 MAIN STREET, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Woonsocket:

  • MOUNT ST CHARLES ACADEMY (Students: 874, Location: 800 LOGEE ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • VIOLA M BERARD SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: 181 CUMBERLAND ST, Grades: 3-11)
  • HILLSIDE ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (Students: 11, Location: 141 MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Woonsocket:

Private elementary/middle schools in Woonsocket:

  • GREATER WOONSOCKET CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 362, Location: 77 FEDERAL ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • MSGR GADOURY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 174, Location: 1371 PARK AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • ACTION BASED ENTERPRISES SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 141 MAIN ST, Grades: 2-8)
See full list of schools located in Woonsocket

Library in Woonsocket:

  • WOONSOCKET HARRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,233,945; Location: 303 CLINTON STREET; 138,481 books; 2,546 audio materials; 6,092 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 13 other licensed databases; 155 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Woonsocket: Hanora Mills (A), Museum of Work and Culture (B), Woonsocket Fire Department Station 6 (C), Woonsocket Fire Department Station 4 (D), Woonsocket Fire Department Station 3 (E), Woonsocket Fire Department Station 1 (F), Woonsocket YMCA (G), Woonsocket Police Department (H), Woonsocket Fire Department Station 2 (I), Woonsocket District Courthouse (J), Park Square Childrens Center (K), Fairmount Branch Library (L), Action Based Enterprises (M), Woonsocket Harris Public Library (N), Woonsocket City Hall (O), Saint Francis Orphanage (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: The Pavilion Shopping Center (1), Walnut Hill Plaza Shopping Center (2), Mill River Square Shopping Center (3), Bibliotheque Mallet (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Woonsocket: CVS CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Woonsocket include: Saint James Episcopal Church (A), Apostolic Pentecostal Church (B), Saint Charles Borromeo Church Complex (C), Saint Anns Church Complex (D), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Jesus Marie Convent (G), First Universalist Church (H), Berean Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Social Pond (A), Harris Pond (B), Darling Pond (C), Sylvestre Pond (D), Harris Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill River (A), Cherry Brook (B), Crookfall Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Woonsocket include: South Main Street Historic District (1), Cold Spring Park (2), Veterans Memorial Park (3), World War II Memorial (4), Barry Field (5), Cato Hill Historic District (6), Cass Park (7), Island Place Historic District (8), Globe Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: State Park Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum of Work & Culture (42 South Main Street), Cooperating Libraries Automated Network (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2168 Diamond Hill Road), Castle Gardens Cafe (339 Arnold St).

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (194 Fortin Drive).

Court: Woonsocket City - Connecting All Depts- City Hall- Municipal Court (169 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Allen Doyle - Professional golfer, Alysha Castonguay - Cheerleader, Brian Boucher - NHL player (Phoenix Coyotes, born: Jan 2, 1977), Bryan Berard - NHL player (Columbus Blue Jackets, born: Mar 5, 1977), Duke Robillard - Blues musician, J. Howard McGrath - Politician, Kylie Duarte - Pair skater, Marcel Desaulniers - Food writer, Norm Abram - Carpenter, Rocco Baldelli - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Sep 25, 1981).

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

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

THE HOMESTEAD GROUP (Address: SUITE 200 , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WOON CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAHS WITNESSES (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2013)
SAYLES HILL ROD & GUN CLUB (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BRONCO CROSSING, LLC (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-01-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CVS PHARMACY 05049 - PLEASANT VALLEY (Address: Licensing Dept. Mail Code 1160 , Serves NY, Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 162 regular monitoring violations
NEIGHBORHOOD VARIETY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • WOONSOCKET WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 46,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.7%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.3%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Woonsocket in 2010:

  • 568 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 80 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 78 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 52 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Woonsocket in 2000:

  • 742 people in nursing homes
  • 238 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Woonsocket (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Walnut Hill Branch at 1675 Diamond Hill Road, branch established on 1973/02/01; Woonsocket Branch at 191 Social Street, branch established on 1992/06/27. 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 of America, National Association: Diamond Hill Branch at 2020 Diamond Hill Road, branch established on 1972/08/16; Cummings Way Branch at 25 Cummings Way, branch established on 1967/06/27. 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
  • Milford Federal Savings and Loan Association: Woonsocket Branch at 1950 Diamond Hill Road, branch established on 1994/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $343.1 mil, Deposits: $301.3 mil, headquarters in Milford, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Admirals Bank: Diamond Hill Branch at 1500 Diamond Hill Road, branch established on 2003/09/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $518.7 mil, Deposits: $462.0 mil, headquarters in Cranston, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Social Street Branch at 411 Social Street, branch established on 1867/01/01. 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.
  • Bank Rhode Island: Woonsocket Branch at 177-1193 Cumberland Hill Road, branch established on 1998/01/06. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Woonsocket:

Marital status in Woonsocket, RI
  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Woonsocket:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Rhode Island average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Woonsocket
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Woonsocket, RI (based on Providence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Providence County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

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

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Providence County:

8.1%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Providence County:

24.0%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
Rhode Island:

16.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Woonsocket:

48.8%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Woonsocket:

45.1%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Woonsocket:

11.7%
Rhode Island:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Woonsocket:

6.8
Rhode Island:

6.8

Overweight people:
Woonsocket:

32.8%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Woonsocket:

55.1%
Rhode Island:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
Rhode Island:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Woonsocket, RI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 635$3,432,748$64,87159$91,210
Firefighters 103$544,918$63,4860$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 95$611,045$77,18586$224,655
Police Protection - Officers 88$504,122$68,7441$965
Streets and Highways 32$110,201$41,3253$12,245
Water Supply 27$99,227$44,1010$0
Police - Other 22$88,168$48,0922$1,878
Financial Administration 17$72,562$51,2203$9,663
Other Government Administration 16$42,922$32,1922$6,173
Other and Unallocable 13$32,630$30,1203$2,152
Local Libraries 12$37,426$37,4265$4,225
Judicial and Legal 6$17,285$34,5701$2,657
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$20,867$62,6010$0
Sewerage 2$9,805$58,8301$3,986
Fire - Other 1$3,946$47,3520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,197$38,3640$0
Welfare 1$5,403$64,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1,075$5,636,472$62,919166$359,809

Woonsocket government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,059,000 ($49.31)
    Regular Highways: $462,000 ($11.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000 ($8.09)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $295,000 ($7.06)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $82,619,000 ($1978.47)
    General - Other: $11,327,000 ($271.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,366,000 ($224.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,358,000 ($224.10)
    Police Protection: $8,916,000 ($213.51)
    Water Utilities: $5,090,000 ($121.89)
    Sewerage: $3,850,000 ($92.20)
    Regular Highways: $2,726,000 ($65.28)
    Financial Administration: $1,163,000 ($27.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,117,000 ($26.75)
    Libraries: $1,070,000 ($25.62)
    Central Staff Services: $1,026,000 ($24.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $638,000 ($15.28)
    General Public Buildings: $379,000 ($9.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $212,000 ($5.08)
    Public Welfare - Other: $181,000 ($4.33)
    Health - Other: $17,000 ($0.41)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $17,708,000 ($424.05)
    Corporate Bonds: $9,450,000 ($226.30)
    Benefit Payments: $8,096,000 ($193.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,109,000 ($242.08)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,065,000 ($25.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $13,138,000 ($314.61)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $933,000 ($22.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $693,000 ($16.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $368,000 ($8.81)
    Police Protection: $219,000 ($5.24)
    Regular Highways: $162,000 ($3.88)
    General Public Building: $158,000 ($3.78)
    Water Utilities: $78,000 ($1.87)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($0.96)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($0.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,207,000 ($1058.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $444,000 ($10.63)

Woonsocket government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,310,000 ($222.95)
    Sewerage: $8,157,000 ($195.34)
    Other: $2,400,000 ($57.47)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $526,000 ($12.60)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $457,000 ($10.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000 ($3.07)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $4,000 ($0.10)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $415,000 ($9.94)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,121,000 ($26.84)
    Other: $156,000 ($3.74)
    Education: $44,000 ($1.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,000,000 ($47.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,890,000 ($45.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $245,000 ($5.87)
    Rents: $221,000 ($5.29)
    Sale of Property: $31,000 ($0.74)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($0.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,403,000 ($201.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $73,954,000 ($1770.97)
    General Local Government Support: $2,958,000 ($70.84)
    Public Welfare: $1,087,000 ($26.03)
    Other: $652,000 ($15.61)
    Highways: $402,000 ($9.63)
    Water Utilities: $351,000 ($8.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $346,000 ($8.29)
    Health and Hospitals: $14,000 ($0.34)
  • Tax - Property: $64,692,000 ($1549.18)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,208,000 ($28.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,051,000 ($25.17)

Woonsocket government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,164,000 ($3955.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,169,000 ($3715.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,124,000 ($386.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,130,000 ($146.79)

Woonsocket government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,463,000 ($106.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $11,434,000 ($273.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,000,000 ($1173.40)

4.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Rhode Island average:

5.34%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,084 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.05%
Rhode Island average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, RI  0.76% ($49,544 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.40% ($56,129)
from Washington County, RI  0.22% ($58,127)


5.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.77%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($538 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.05%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, RI  0.98% ($53,571 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.44% ($58,774)
to Washington County, RI  0.26% ($71,775)
Businesses in Woonsocket, RI
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1McDonald's1
AutoZone2Nike1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
Burlington Coat Factory1Payless1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts5Shaw's1
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx4Subway1
GNC2T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS3
Lane Furniture2Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets3YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Woonsocket:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNRI (1380 AM; 3 kW; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOON (1240 AM; 1 kW; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: O-N RADIO, 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)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woonsocket:

  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJMF (88.7 FM; SMITHFIELD, RI; Owner: BRYANT COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMIN.)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; FRANKLIN, MA; Owner: DEAN COLLEGE)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Woonsocket:

  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Woonsocket fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 69.9mTotal length
  • $72,193,000Total costs
  • 184,737Total average daily traffic
  • 11,518Total average daily truck traffic
  • 212,090Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Woonsocket, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 2Before 1900
  • 51900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Woonsocket, RI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 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 ORIGINATED155$150,62680$113,588402$162,68724$51,75016$431,93839$99,8970$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$131,14312$106,00031$154,4844$21,2500$07$81,1430$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED50$154,48023$97,870204$176,35323$45,5655$220,20022$127,6820$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$148,27819$115,52694$176,7664$70,7501$68,0009$127,1110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$148,40010$107,70044$171,1143$91,3331$70,0005$81,4001$60,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Woonsocket, RI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$133,5008$240,2501$168,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$147,6005$222,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$157,0001$222,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$155,0001$232,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$181,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Woonsocket, RI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Woonsocket, RI - Value

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 128. The highest number of fires - 333 took place in 2014, and the least - 2 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Woonsocket, RI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.9%), and Outside Fires (24.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Woonsocket, RI
    • 90163.9%Structure Fires
    • 33824.0%Outside Fires
    • 1077.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 644.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Woonsocket, RI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Woonsocket, Rhode Island:

  • Woonsocket Motor Inn, 333 Clinton St, Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895 , Phone: (401) 762-1224, Fax: (401) 785-5521
  • Holiday Inn Express - Providence/Woonsocket, 194 Fortin Dr, Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895 , Phone: (401) 769-5000, Fax: (401) 356-0880
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Woonsocket, RI
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 35.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Woonsocket, RI
  • 72.0%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 12.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy


Woonsocket compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Woonsocket on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Laos (population 500+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #32 (02895) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #58 (02895) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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