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Providence Population

Providence is the capital city of the state of Rhode Island in United States, located at the head of Narragansett Bay, with the Providence River running into the bay. Providence population in 2021 is estimated to be 191,288, covers city area of 20.58 sq mi (53.31 sq km), largest city in Rhode Island and ranks one-hundred-thirty-third city in the United States.

Below is the Providence population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010178,100
2011178,3950.17
2012178,8900.28
2013178,784-0.06
2014179,2170.24
2015179,3590.08
2016179,7200.20
2017179,503-0.12
2018179,335-0.09
2019179,8830.31
2020190,9346.14
2021 *191,2880.20
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Providence city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearProvidence Population
1950703,402
1955735,210
1960776,999
1965844,506
1970922,400
1975957,455
1980984,936
19851,012,146
19901,039,899
19951,097,669
20001,164,190
20051,181,493
20101,189,716
20111,191,368
20151,197,999
2020*1,201,812
2025*1,209,931
2035*1,310,930
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Providence city Population(UA)


Providence Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Providence population is 179,875, out of these 86,882 are male, 92,993 are female, The sex ratio of Providence is 93. The median age of the Providence population is 31.9, Providence population by age are, under 18 years is 36,020, 16 years and over is 147,854, 18 years and over is 143,855, 21 years and over is 125,722, 65 years and over is 27,937. 48.3% are male, 51.7% are female, Population of Providence by age percent-wise is, 20.0% are under 18 years old, 82.2% are 16 years and over, 80.0% are 18 years and over, 69.9% are 21 years and over, 12.3% are 65 years and over. There are total 75,963 housing units, The voting population of Providence are 120,511, out of these 55,176 are male voters, 65,335 are female voters, 45.8% are male, 54.2% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -59,5275.3%
5 - 910,6005.9%
10 - 148,7354.9%
15 - 1917,2869.6%
20 - 2420,17211.2%
25 - 3431,43117.5%
35 - 4424,31613.5%
45 - 5418,85210.5%
55 - 598,2094.6%
60 - 648,5434.7%
65 - 7413,1767.3%
75 - 845,7883.2%
85 and over3,2401.8%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Providence Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Providence by race are:

White Population

White population in Providence, Rhode Island are 94,189, percentage wise 52.4 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Providence, Rhode Island are 37,817, percentage wise 21.0 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Providence, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Providence are 9,899, percentage wise 5.5 percent are asians, out of these 1,137 are Asian Indians, 2,183 are Chinese, 114 are Filipinos, 55 are Japanese, 490 are Korean, 384 are Vietnamese and 5,536 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Providence, Rhode Island are 79,501. Percentage wise 44.2 percent are hispanics, out of these 2,563 are Mexican people, 19,781 are Puerto Ricans, 977 are Cubans, and 56,180 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race179,875Percent
White94,18952.4%
Black or African American37,81721.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native9330.5%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population9,8995.5%
Asian Indian1,1370.6%
Chinese2,1831.2%
Filipino1140.1%
Japanese550.0%
Korean4900.3%
Vietnamese3840.2%
Other Asian Population5,536
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander690.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino79,50144.2%
Mexican2,5631.4%
Puerto Rican19,78111.0%
Cuban9770.5%
Other Hispanic or Latino56,180
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Providence native population is 127,288, out of these 70,502 born in the Rhode Island state and 45,858 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 52,587, out of these 25,115 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,883 are in Europe, 2,464 in Asia, 2,369 in Africa, 18,195 in Latin America and 136 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Providence are 27,472, out of these 1,673 are from Europe, 3,311 are from Asia, 2,994 from Africa, 19,445 are from Latin America and 49 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native127,288
Born in state of residence70,502
Born in other state in the United States45,858
Northeast29,507
Midwest0
South7,600
West4,248
Born outside the United States10,928
Puerto Rico7,679
U.S. Island Areas87
Born abroad of American parent(s)3,162
Foreign born
Born outside of United States52,587
Naturalized U.S. citizen25,115
Europe1,883
Asia2,464
Africa2,369
Oceania68
Latin America18,195
Northern America136
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen27,472
Europe1,673
Asia3,311
Africa2,994
Oceania0
Latin America19,445
Northern America49
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Providence Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Providence, Rhode Island are 75,963, Occupied housing units are 62,046, Rental vacancy rate is 10. Percentage of occupancy is 82, 31.03% of houses are owner occupied and 50.65% of houses are renter occupied in Providence. There are 21.53 percent of one-unit detached, 3.31 percent of one-units attached, 19.64 percent of two-unit houses, 29.38 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.00 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 36.37 percent are available with one vehicle, 25.08 percent are available with two vehicles, 5.45 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 14.78 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units75,963
Occupied housing units62,046
Occupied housing units percent82
Rental vacancy rate10
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached16,353
1-unit attached2,517
2 units14,921
3 or 4 units22,318
Mobile home0
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied23,571
Renter-occupied38,475
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Providence Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Providence, Rhode Island is $237,200, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.70 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.84 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 2.29 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 6.70 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 11.94 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 5.38 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 2.44 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.73 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000531
$50,000 to $99,999640
$100,000 to $149,9991,739
$150,000 to $199,9995,093
$200,000 to $299,9999,073
$300,000 to $499,9994,088
$500,000 to $999,9991,852
$1,000,000 or more555
Median (dollars)237,200
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Providence Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,602, 0.38 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 2.04 percent pay between $500 to $999, 7.33 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 7.94 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 2.22 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.19 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 2.10 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $673, 0.69 percent of homes pay less than $250, 0.67 percent pays between $250 to $399, 1.65 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.06 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.73 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 2.14 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500291
$500 to $9991,549
$1,000 to $1,4995,570
$1,500 to $1,9996,031
$2,000 to $2,4991,686
$2,500 to $2,999905
$3,000 or more1,594
Median (dollars)1,602
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250526
$250 to $399512
$400 to $5991,257
$600 to $7991,565
$800 to $999555
$1,000 or more1,626
Median (dollars)673
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Providence Rental

Total number of Providence rental homes or apartments are 38,475, occupied by Renter, The median value of Providence average rental rate is $1,059. 18.55 percent of homes are under $500, 22.83 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 46.22 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 5.94 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.29 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5007,139
$500 to $9998,785
$1,000 to $1,49913,378
$1,500 to $1,9994,405
$2,000 to $2,4991,721
$2,500 to $2,999564
$3,000 or more110
Median (dollars)1,059
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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