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Total population: 171,909 (All urban)

Providence,RI index of house prices


Houses: 67,915 (62,389 occupied: 21,565 owner occupied, 40,824 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

65%
State:

62%

Housing density: 3678 houses/condos per square mile


Median contract rent in 2009: $725 (lower quartile is $465, upper quartile is $888)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $822


Median gross rent in Providence, RI in 2009: $887


Housing units in Providence with a mortgage: 9,210 (964 second mortgage, 859 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,031


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,693


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,542


Median monthly housing costs: $993





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $227,600 (it was $101,700 in 2000)
Providence:

$227,600
Rhode Island:

$267,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $165,900 - $317,300

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $296,718,649,095,250
Here:

$296,718,649,095,250
State:

$337,775

Townhouses or other attached units: $8,922,071,682,150
Here:

$8,922,071,682,150
State:

$269,942

In 2-unit structures: $102,694,499,456,818
Here:

$102,694,499,456,818
State:

$240,857

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $42,481,969,755,719
Here:

$42,481,969,755,719
State:

$234,260

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $27,205,790,553,853
Here:

$27,205,790,553,853
State:

$211,838

Mobile homes: $148,135,078,125
Here:

$148,135,078,125
State:

$45,819

Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 159,935
  • In family households: 125,081 (19,482 male householders, 16,705 female householders)
    20,369 spouses, 52,392 children (49,789 natural, 1,213 adopted, 1,390 stepchildren), 3,136 grandchildren, 2,821 brothers or sisters, 1,718 parents, 3,596 other relatives, 4,862 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 34,854 (12,243 male householders (8,910 living alone)), 13,897 female householders (11,169 living alone)), 8,714 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 13,683 (1,412 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,913 2-persons, 8,749 3-persons, 7,464 4-persons, 4,540 5-persons, 2,233 6-persons, 1,288 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 20,079 1-person, 4,500 2-persons, 1,054 3-persons, 346 4-persons, 106 5-persons, 34 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons.

19,721 married couples with children.
20,546 single-parent households (2,524 men, 18,022 women).

57.0% of residents of Providence speak English at home.
27.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
8.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
5.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 43,947 (25.3%)
(34.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Providence, Rhode Island
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 177
  • 3 rooms: 811
  • 4 rooms: 2,359
  • 5 rooms: 5,433
  • 6 rooms: 4,760
  • 7 rooms: 2,706
  • 8 rooms: 2,049
  • 9 or more rooms: 3,231
  • 1 room: 2,577
  • 2 rooms: 4,148
  • 3 rooms: 7,658
  • 4 rooms: 10,040
  • 5 rooms: 9,981
  • 6 rooms: 4,251
  • 7 rooms: 991
  • 8 rooms: 546
  • 9 or more rooms: 632
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Providence, Rhode Island
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 94
  • 1 bedroom: 1,027
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,248
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,683
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,365
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,148
  • no bedroom: 3,077
  • 1 bedroom: 10,759
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,830
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,276
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,340
  • 5+ bedrooms: 542
Cars and other vehicles available in Providence, Rhode Island in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,790
  • 1 vehicle: 8,268
  • 2 vehicles: 8,686
  • 3 vehicles: 2,080
  • 4 vehicles: 569
  • 5+ vehicles: 172
  • no vehicle: 12,509
  • 1 vehicle: 18,929
  • 2 vehicles: 7,768
  • 3 vehicles: 1,123
  • 4 vehicles: 254
  • 5+ vehicles: 241

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 953
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,117
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,146
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,450
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,090
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,427
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,675
  • 1940 to 1949: 5,550
  • 1939 or earlier: 41,564

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Providence, RI house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Providence, RI:

  • Less than $10,000: 21
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 10
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 10
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 12
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 13
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 13
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 15
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 21
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 15
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 24
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 43
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 75
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 117
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 403
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 994
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1931
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 3484
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 4922
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 2866
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2550
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1009
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1182
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 623
  • $1,000,000 or more: 722
 


Providence rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Providence:

  • Less than $100: 320 people
  • $100 to $149: 544
  • $150 to $199: 1,270
  • $200 to $249: 1,942
  • $250 to $299: 753
  • $300 to $349: 780
  • $350 to $399: 813
  • $400 to $449: 694
  • $450 to $499: 708
  • $500 to $549: 749
  • $550 to $599: 751
  • $600 to $649: 1,023
  • $650 to $699: 1,104
  • $700 to $749: 1,776
  • $750 to $799: 1,532
  • $800 to $899: 3,858
  • $900 to $999: 4,874
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 6,961
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 3,138
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 2,052
  • $2,000 or more: 597
  • No cash rent: 499
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 10,434
  • 1990 to 1994: 9,503
  • 1985 to 1989: 8,137
  • 1980 to 1984: 6,520
  • 1975 to 1979: 3,508
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,061
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,648
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,136


Providence, RI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.8%
Number of people working at home: 1,653 (2.5% of all workers)


Providence commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2408
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 9674
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 14490
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 13923
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 8583
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2869
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5589
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 763
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1242
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2516
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2189
  • 90 or more minutes: 1270
 


Providence mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 40,632 (60%)
  • Carpooled: 10,360 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,966 (6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 75 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 63 (0%)
  • Railroad: 668 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 115 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 701 (1%)
  • Walked: 8,227 (12%)
  • Other means: 698 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,653 (2%)
 


Providence, RI household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 13430
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 6173
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 5181
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 4568
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 4327
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 3515
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 3352
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 2745
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 2607
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 4022
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 4121
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 3917
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1655
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 657
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 861
  • $200,000 or more: 1196
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 69531
 Italian: 20958
 Irish: 10895
 Subsaharan African:: 7016
 Portuguese: 5777
 English: 4977
 United States or American: 4255
 French (except Basque): 3797
 German: 3489
 Cape Verdean: 3356
 Polish: 2749
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 2618
 French Canadian: 2056
 Haitian: 1865
 African: 1780
 Russian: 1658
 Scottish: 1063
 Nigerian: 877
 Armenian: 868
 Swedish: 688
 European: 683
 Liberian: 609
 Arab:: 600
 Greek: 549
 Scotch-Irish: 492
 Eastern European: 478
 British: 465
 Jamaican: 431
 Lithuanian: 328
 Ukrainian: 319
 Lebanese: 312
 Canadian: 281
 Dutch: 279
 Ghanian: 270
 Norwegian: 266
 Hungarian: 256
 Welsh: 256
 Austrian: 252
 Turkish: 231
 Romanian: 191
 Syrian: 135
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 133
 Danish: 124
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 71
 Swiss: 70
 West Indian: 70
 Iranian: 69
 British West Indian: 66
 Brazilian: 64
 Belgian: 62
 Other Subsaharan African: 58
 Northern European: 57
 Arab/Arabic: 55
 Israeli: 48
 Slovak: 47
 Finnish: 46
 Czechoslovakian: 43
 Egyptian: 40
 Czech: 38
 Other Arab: 35
 Kenyan: 34
 Soviet Union: 34
 Scandinavian: 30
 Yugoslavian: 29
 Serbian: 27
 Cypriot: 24
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 24
 Jordanian: 23
 Pennsylvania German: 20
 Australian: 19
 Latvian: 19
 Ethiopian: 18
 Celtic: 17
 Slovene: 15
 Macedonian: 14
 Estonian: 14
 Belizean: 14
 Croatian: 13
 Carpatho Rusyn: 13
 Bulgarian: 9
 Bahamian: 8
 Luxemburger: 8
 South African: 7
 Barbadian: 7
 Sierra Leonean: 7
 Guyanese: 6


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Dominican Republic (31%)
  • Guatemala (15%)
  • Cambodia (5%)
  • Portugal (4%)
  • Other Western Africa (4%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • Haiti (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 74281
  • Northeast: 31590
  • Midwest: 4353
  • South: 7740
  • West: 3569

48% of Providence residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 16% lived in Rhode Island.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,591
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 701
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,774
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,330
  • 9th grade: 2,202
  • 10th grade: 2,325
  • 11th grade: 1,754
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,434
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,361
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,827
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,963
  • Associate degree: 1,973
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,474
  • Master's degree: 2,954
  • Professional school degree: 1,490
  • Doctorate degree: 1,203

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,942
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,034
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,236
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,000
  • 9th grade: 2,537
  • 10th grade: 2,432
  • 11th grade: 2,146
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,466
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 12,806
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,524
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,822
  • Associate degree: 2,524
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,122
  • Master's degree: 3,489
  • Professional school degree: 1,079
  • Doctorate degree: 639

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 13.6%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 14.1%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 15.9%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 8.4%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 13.6%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 6.2%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 10.4%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 16.6%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 10.9%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 17.7%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 10.3%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 15.9%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $49,366
  • Black householders: $36,221
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $17,822
  • Asian householders: $33,048
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $36,819
  • Some other race householders: $28,764
  • Two or more races householders: $19,671
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $29,123
Providence household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Providence household income for Black householders
Providence household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Providence household income for Asian householders
Providence household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Providence household income for Some other race householders
Providence household income for Two or more races householders
Providence household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Providence marital status for males
Providence marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $245,056
  • Black or African American householders: $194,478
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $373,067
  • Asian householders: $210,367
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $176,798
  • Some other race householders: $192,464
  • Two or more races householders: $220,886
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $195,373

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,632
  • One, attached: 2,319
  • Two: 15,128
  • 3 or 4: 19,772
  • 5 to 9: 5,206
  • 10 to 19: 2,452
  • 20 to 49: 1,402
  • 50 or more: 5,941
  • Mobile homes: 55
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $47,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Providence:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Providence
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35.1%)
  • Electricity (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (64.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19.8%)
  • Electricity (10.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,766
Here:

12.5%
Rhode Island:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 989
Here:

10.2%
Rhode Island:

12.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16,258
Here:

71.6%
Rhode Island:

43.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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