Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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Population in 2017: 72,001 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 36,735  (51.0%)
Females: 35,266  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
Rhode Island median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02860.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,380 (it was $31,775 in 2000)
Pawtucket:

$45,380
RI:

$63,870

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,366 (it was $17,008 in 2000)

Pawtucket city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $189,300 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
Pawtucket:

$189,300
RI:

$257,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $234,711; detached houses: $250,302; townhouses or other attached units: $215,930; in 2-unit structures: $178,217; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,303; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $342,438; mobile homes: $19,293

Median gross rent in 2017: $877.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pawtucket: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.8%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 31.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.0% for American Indian residents, 28.5% for other race residents, 20.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pawtucket, RI (2017)
    • 35,48549.3%White alone
    • 17,90224.9%Hispanic
    • 9,54513.3%Black alone
    • 4,0095.6%Other race alone
    • 3,2884.6%Two or more races
    • 1,6692.3%Asian alone
    • 1080.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 127 registered sex offenders living in Pawtucket, Rhode Island as of February 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pawtucket is 562 to 1.


Crime rates in Pawtucket by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(4.1)
4
(5.5)
3
(4.2)
1
(1.4)
5
(7.0)
1
(1.4)
4
(5.6)
5
(7.0)
2
(2.8)
1
(1.4)
4
(5.6)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
24
(32.5)
20
(27.3)
25
(34.9)
25
(34.8)
38
(52.9)
34
(47.8)
35
(49.2)
44
(61.7)
42
(58.8)
46
(64.2)
40
(55.8)
45
(62.8)
47
(65.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
106
(143.3)
86
(117.6)
109
(152.0)
115
(160.2)
107
(149.1)
100
(140.7)
81
(113.9)
71
(99.6)
51
(71.4)
64
(89.4)
60
(83.8)
45
(62.8)
59
(82.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
128
(173.1)
130
(177.7)
131
(182.7)
156
(217.3)
139
(193.6)
140
(197.0)
168
(236.3)
159
(223.0)
113
(158.2)
182
(254.1)
201
(280.6)
220
(307.1)
215
(299.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
512
(692.4)
541
(739.5)
653
(910.6)
604
(841.4)
715
(996.1)
741
(1,043)
679
(955.2)
619
(868.1)
561
(785.2)
449
(626.9)
484
(675.6)
373
(520.6)
334
(464.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,815
(2,454)
1,543
(2,109)
1,477
(2,060)
1,458
(2,031)
1,337
(1,863)
1,302
(1,832)
1,393
(1,960)
1,356
(1,902)
1,306
(1,828)
1,276
(1,782)
1,350
(1,884)
1,224
(1,708)
1,318
(1,833)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
436
(589.6)
323
(441.5)
368
(513.2)
217
(302.3)
229
(319.0)
268
(377.1)
377
(530.4)
347
(486.6)
252
(352.7)
152
(212.2)
N/A191
(266.6)
230
(319.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
22
(29.8)
24
(32.8)
19
(26.5)
27
(37.6)
31
(43.2)
14
(19.7)
23
(32.4)
15
(21.0)
18
(25.2)
12
(16.8)
15
(20.9)
16
(22.3)
9
(12.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)305.5275.1305.6286.5309.5299.2319.8313.6262.0263.9276.7259.4268.2

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City-data.com crime index in Pawtucket, RI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 171 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Rhode Island average:

2.34
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Ancestries: Cape Verdean (17.5%), Portuguese (9.7%), Irish (5.6%), French (4.3%), Italian (3.4%), French Canadian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1862

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 8.74 square miles.

Population density: 8,242 people per square mile   (high).

Pawtucket, Rhode Island map

18,573 residents are foreign born (10.4% Africa, 9.3% Latin America, 4.1% Europe).

This city:

25.7%
Rhode Island:

13.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,561 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,972 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (34.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (147.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Central Falls, RI (1.1 miles ),
North Seekonk, MA (1.6 miles ),
Valley Falls, RI (1.7 miles ),
Seekonk, MA (1.9 miles ),
North Providence, RI (2.1 miles ),
Providence, RI (2.1 miles ),
Lincoln, RI (2.1 miles ),
Attleboro, MA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.88 N, Longitude: 71.38 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Bucket

Daytime population change due to commuting: -12,806 (-17.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,177 (17.2%)

Area code: 401

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $51,700
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $194,700
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2017: 38 buildings, average cost: $77,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Pawtucket, RI residents
Average permit cost in Pawtucket, RI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Rhode Island:

3.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Pawtucket, RI
Historical housing units in Pawtucket, RI

Population change in the 1990s: +528 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in Pawtucket, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Pawtucket, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)

Average climate in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pawtucket, 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 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 8.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.01. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0140. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0140
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Pawtucket-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Pawtucket 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 15.1 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pawtucket-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 207.9 miles away from Pawtucket 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 112.9 miles away from Pawtucket 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 215.8 miles away from Pawtucket 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 199.5 miles away from Pawtucket 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 56.6 miles away from the city 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 265.4 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 (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).
Pawtucket topographic map

Main business address for: HASBRO INC (GAMES, TOYS & CHILDREN'S VEHICLES (NO DOLLS & BICYCLES)).

Hospitals in Pawtucket:

  • HOSPICE CARE OF RHODE ISLAND (169 GEORGE STREET)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF RHODE ISLAND (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 111 BREWSTER STREET)

Nursing Homes in Pawtucket:

  • BOULEVARD REST HOME (123 ARMISTICE BLVD)
  • ELSIE MAYS REST HOME (105 BEECHWOOD AVE)
  • JEANNE JUGAN RESIDENCE- LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR (964 MAIN STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-OAK HILL (544 PLEASANT STREET)
  • MAYNARD NURSING HOME, INC (56 MAYNARD ST)
  • NEIGHBORHOOD CONV HOME (362 DAGGETT AVE)
  • PAWTUCKET SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (70 GILL AVENUE)

Dialysis Facilities in Pawtucket:

  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF PAWTUCKET (201 ARMISTICE BOULEVARD)
  • NNA - PAWTUCKET (79 DIVISION STREET)

Home Health Centers in Pawtucket:

  • HOME AND HOSPICE CARE OF RI (169 GEORGE ST.)
  • LIFETIME MEDICAL HOME CARE (241 MINERAL SPRING AVE.)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME CARE (555 PROSPECT STREET)
  • SARANNA HOMECARE, INC. (334 EAST AVE)
  • VNA OF PAWT CENTRL FLLS LINC CUMB (172 ARMISTICE BOULEVARD)

Airports located in Pawtucket:

Amtrak station near Pawtucket:

  • 5 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.

Colleges/Universities in Pawtucket:

  • New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Rhode Island (Full-time enrollment: 392; Location: 600 Moshassuck Valley Industrial Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.nettts.com)
  • Newport School of Hairdressing-Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 53; Location: 226 Main St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.newportschoolofhairdressing.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pawtucket:

  • Brown University (about 4 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 4 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Providence College (about 4 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Rhode Island College (about 6 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Bryant University (about 9 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 13 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)

Public high schools in Pawtucket:

  • WILLIAM E. TOLMAN HIGH (Students: 1,367, Location: 150 EXCHANGE STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • BLACKSTONE ACADEMY CHARTER (Location: 334 PLEASANT STREET, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • CHARLES E. SHEA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 485 EAST AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • JACQUELINE M. WALSH SCHOOL (Location: 350 DIVISON STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Pawtucket:

  • ST RAPHAEL ACADEMY (Students: 360, Location: 123 WALCOTT ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL & VALLEY DAY PROGRAM (Students: 66, Location: 249 ROOSEVELT AVE UNIT 1, Grades: KG-12)
  • BISHOP KEOUGH REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 63, Location: 145 POWER RD, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)
  • TIDES SCHOOL (Students: 11, Location: 242 DEXTER ST, Grades: 8-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Pawtucket:

Private elementary/middle schools in Pawtucket:

  • WOODLAWN CATHOLIC REGIONAL (Students: 283, Location: 61 HOPE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST CECILIA SCHOOL (Students: 255, Location: 755 CENTRAL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST TERESA SCHOOL (Students: 217, Location: 140 WOODHAVEN RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Pawtucket

Library in Pawtucket:

  • PAWTUCKET PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,430,325; Location: 13 SUMMER STREET; 176,526 books; 911 e-books; 1,696 audio materials; 7,282 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 195 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pawtucket: Church Hill Industrial District (A), McCoy Stadium (B), Pawtucket City Hall (C), Pawtucket Boys Club (D), Fire Station Number 4 (E), Daggett House and Loof Carousel (F), Childrens Museum of Rhode Island (G), Central Falls Free Public Library (H), Pawtucket Fire Department Station 6 (I), MedTech Ambulance (J), TLC Day Care Center (K), Tides Family Services Center (L), The Growing and Learning Child Care Center (M), Pawtucket Times Building (N), Pawtucket Public Library (O), Pawtucket Police Department (P), Pawtucket Fire Department Station 5 (Q), Pawtucket Fire Department Station 4 (R), Pawtucket Fire Department Station 3 (S), Pawtucket Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Tiffany Plaza Shopping Center (1), New York Place Plaza Shopping Center (2), Boulevard Plaza Shopping Center (3), Mineral Spring Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Pawtucket: HASBRO INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pawtucket include: Saint Georges Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint Francis Cemetery Chapel (B), Greek Orthodox Assumption Church (C), Trinity Church (D), Saint Edwards Rectory (E), Covenant Congregational Church (F), Saint Anthonys Greek Orthodox Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), United Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mineral Spring Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Riverside Cemetery (3), Saint Anns Cemetery (4), Walnut Hill Cemetery (5), Saint Francis Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Blackstone River Reservoir (A), Ten Mile River Reservation (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers: Blackstone River (A), Sevenmile River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pawtucket include: South Street Historic District (1), Wilkinson Park (2), Veterans Memorial Park (3), Oak Hill Park (4), Dunnell Park (5), Seekonk River Park (6), Slater Memorial Park (7), Slater Park (8), Quality Hill Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Slater Mill Historic Site (Museums; 67 Roosevelt Avenue), Arboretum at Riverside (Botanical Gardens; 752 Pleasant Street), Pawtucket History Research Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 30 Fruit), Blackstone Valley Tourism Council Inc (175 Main Street), George's Games & Music (Arcades & Amusements; 101 Main Street), D B Amusements & Vending (Arcades & Amusements; 314 Beverage Hill Avenue), Collette Travel Corporation (Tours & Charters; 162 Middle Street).

Hotel: Comfort Inn Pawtucket (2 George Street).

Courts: Rhode Island State - Courts- Supreme Court- Judicial Records Center- Judicial Plan (5 Hill Street), Rhode Island State - Courts- Supreme Court (1 Hill Street).

Birthplace of: Wendy Carlos - Film score composer, David Hartman (TV personality) - Actor, George R. Henderson - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Jim Connors - DJ, Louise Arnold (baseball) - Baseball player, Michael Corrente - Film director, T. J. Sorrentine - Basketball player-coach, Dave Kane - Radio personality, Alice Drummond - Actor, Chet Nichols, Jr. - Baseball player.

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 Pawtucket and their reported violations in the past:

PAWTUCKET-CITY OF (Population served: 99,200, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2007)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-15-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2005)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-15-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2005)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
WESTWOOD YMCA (Population served: 610, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2005), St Boil Water Order (MAY-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-04-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GATEWAY HEALTHCARE, INC. (Address: SUITE 205 , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2006)
DUNKIN DONUTS - PMM REALTY ASSOCIATES LL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2008), St Boil Water Order (JUL-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DR. DAYCARE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Address: SUITE 301 , Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-30-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and 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 Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2009)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
ARCADIA CHILDRENS HOME (Address: SUITE 205 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2011)

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

  • IRONS HOMESTEAD & CAMP RUGGLES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.7%
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 Pawtucket in 2010:

  • 335 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Pawtucket in 2000:

  • 422 people in nursing homes
  • 108 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 61 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Pawtucket (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Fairlawn Branch, East Avenue Branch, Darlington Branch, Stop & Shop - Cottage Street 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Pawtucket Branch at 215 Main Street, branch established on 1867/01/01; Route 15 Spring Plaza Branch at 380 Smithfield Ave, branch established on 1996/02/13. 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.
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Pawtucket Branch at 265 Newport Avenue, branch established on 1996/06/30. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: 1455 Newport Avenue Branch at 1455 Newport Avenue, branch established on 1956/10/01. 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
  • Bristol County Savings Bank: Amristice Boulevard Branch at 215 Armistice Boulevard, branch established on 2001/05/01. Info updated 2007/09/11: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $1,027.4 mil, headquarters in Taunton, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Beacon Bancorp
  • Bank Rhode Island: Pawtucket Branch at 499 Smithfield Avenue, branch established on 2007/10/29. 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 Pawtucket:

Marital status in Pawtucket, RI
  • Never married: 45.1%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Pawtucket:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
Rhode Island average:

12.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pawtucket, 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
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

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

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

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.
Rhode Island:

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

8.1%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Providence County:

16.9%
Rhode Island:

16.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pawtucket:

49.6%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.4%
Rhode Island:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Pawtucket:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pawtucket:

21.1%
Rhode Island:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pawtucket:

10.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pawtucket:

6.8
Rhode Island:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pawtucket:

33.8%
Rhode Island:

33.7%

General health condition:
Pawtucket:

56.1%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Pawtucket:

79.3%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pawtucket, 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 837$5,973,439$85,64194$94,058
Firefighters 144$878,936$73,2450$0
Police Protection - Officers 137$485,845$42,5560$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 131$521,597$47,78016$15,810
Water Supply 42$207,534$59,2950$0
Other Government Administration 38$133,608$42,19252$16,703
Police - Other 33$136,772$49,73537$56,594
Financial Administration 33$138,893$50,5070$0
Other and Unallocable 26$86,191$39,7800$0
Parks and Recreation 25$90,442$43,41212$3,040
Local Libraries 21$92,856$53,06111$19,011
Streets and Highways 19$67,751$42,7900$0
Solid Waste Management 11$38,014$41,4700$0
Judicial and Legal 6$19,720$39,4400$0
Welfare 6$15,241$30,4824$1,078
Fire - Other 5$38,046$91,31015$28,297
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1,514$8,924,885$70,739241$234,591

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $10,611,000 ($147.37)
    Water Utilities: $5,775,000 ($80.21)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,150,000 ($15.97)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $128,517,000 ($1784.93)
    Police Protection: $28,442,000 ($395.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,252,000 ($322.94)
    General - Other: $16,896,000 ($234.66)
    Water Utilities: $9,268,000 ($128.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,678,000 ($51.08)
    Central Staff Services: $3,203,000 ($44.49)
    General Public Buildings: $3,016,000 ($41.89)
    Financial Administration: $2,794,000 ($38.81)
    Regular Highways: $2,106,000 ($29.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,081,000 ($28.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,830,000 ($25.42)
    Libraries: $1,737,000 ($24.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $936,000 ($13.00)
    Sewerage: $542,000 ($7.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $531,000 ($7.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $71,078,000 ($987.18)
    Benefit Payments: $13,670,000 ($189.86)
    Corporate Bonds: $6,844,000 ($95.05)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,643,000 ($50.60)
    Withdrawals: $14,000 ($0.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,145,000 ($29.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,226,000 ($44.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,315,000 ($87.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $435,000 ($6.04)
    General Public Building: $154,000 ($2.14)
    Sewerage: $51,000 ($0.71)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($0.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($0.56)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($0.44)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($0.19)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($0.14)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $67,199,000 ($933.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,457,000 ($61.90)

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

  • Charges - Other: $6,153,000 ($85.46)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $734,000 ($10.19)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $606,000 ($8.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $247,000 ($3.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.17)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $9,000 ($0.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $1,843,000 ($25.60)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-1,288,000 ($-17.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,188,000 ($224.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,937,000 ($40.79)
    Education: $778,000 ($10.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $498,000 ($6.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,809,000 ($25.12)
    Interest Earnings: $1,004,000 ($13.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $334,000 ($4.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $198,000 ($2.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,479,000 ($270.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $96,933,000 ($1346.27)
    General Local Government Support: $6,931,000 ($96.26)
    Other: $1,974,000 ($27.42)
  • Tax - Property: $102,259,000 ($1420.24)
    Other License: $613,000 ($8.51)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $174,000 ($2.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $35,000 ($0.49)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $152,886,000 ($2123.39)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,788,000 ($2080.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,242,000 ($531.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,144,000 ($488.10)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $25,000,000 ($347.22)
    Beginning: $7,200,000 ($100.00)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,762,000 ($93.92)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $14,720,000 ($204.44)
    Total Federal Securities: $6,831,000 ($94.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,740,000 ($954.71)

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 Pawtucket, RI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike4
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza2
Burger King1Penske1
CVS3Quiznos1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid3
Comfort Inn1Stop & Shop1
Domino's Pizza2Subway5
Dunkin Donuts13T-Mobile1
FedEx6Taco Bell1
GNC3The Room Place1
H&R Block2U-Haul4
Hyundai1UPS3
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens2
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's2
McDonald's2YMCA3

Strongest AM radio stations in Pawtucket:

  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRIB (1220 AM; 1 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pawtucket:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WDOM (91.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pawtucket:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, 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.)
  • 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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Pawtucket: John Corcoran.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Pawtucket fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 64Number of bridges
  • 551ft / 168mTotal length
  • $123,595,000Total costs
  • 2,049,463Total average daily traffic
  • 127,004Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Pawtucket, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 3Before 1900
  • 31900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 331960-1969
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pawtucket, RI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pawtucket)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Pawtucket, RI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pawtucket)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1178C , Serial Number: 17702680, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 02/21/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Jr Oliveira, 53 Brookdale Blvd, Pawtucket, RI 02861
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2849P , Serial Number: 34-7970280, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 06/20/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Mnr Enterprises Inc, 20 Dunnell Lane East Box 11b, Pawtucket, RI 02860
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44789 , Serial Number: 28-7505011, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/04/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew J Dzialo, 17 Riley St, Pawtucket, RI 02861
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60543 , Serial Number: T40-126, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Wilfred J Fortin, 42 S Union St, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 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 ORIGINATED341$155,991180$132,994755$156,26993$54,15113$922,84682$106,6956$37,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$147,35318$129,50072$171,48613$19,0000$07$101,0001$30,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED69$141,11638$112,737365$175,67756$39,0181$228,00040$109,9751$19,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$150,65625$107,480198$170,2587$116,7142$302,50014$135,2862$46,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$129,7506$127,33342$186,8813$40,6670$05$87,2002$50,500

Detailed mortgage data for all 21 tracts in Pawtucket, RI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$158,10713$207,3850$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$132,7006$212,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$224,4004$163,5001$117,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$204,0003$188,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$158,2002$233,5000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pawtucket, RI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pawtucket, RI - Value
Most common first names in Pawtucket, RI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,10681.3 years
John91673.9 years
Joseph86175.2 years
William61475.2 years
James53274.1 years
Edward39974.1 years
George39874.8 years
Margaret38180.3 years
Robert35467.7 years
Helen33579.2 years
Most common last names in Pawtucket, RI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14975.9 years
Johnson10073.1 years
Brown9376.0 years
Martin8076.1 years
Sullivan7677.7 years
Silva7570.5 years
Taylor6772.3 years
Kelly6578.3 years
Murphy6274.8 years
Obrien6277.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pawtucket, RI
  • 73.5%Utility gas
  • 20.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pawtucket, RI
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 9.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Pawtucket compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 50,000+"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 50,000+"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
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  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #91 (02860) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese 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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