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Population for Providence: 47,171

Total Males: 23,372
Total Females: 23,799
Total Households: 21,656
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Brief Information About Providence

Providence is the capital and most populous city of Rhode Island. It was one of the first cities established in the United States.Providence was founded by Roger Williams, a religious exile from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1636.
 
Providence being one of the first cities in the country to industrialize, became noted for its jewelry and silverware industry. Today, the City of Providence is the home to eight hospitals and seven institutions of higher learning, which has shifted the city's economy into service industries.Services, particularly education, health care, and finance, also make up a large portion of the city's economy. Providence also is the site of a sectional center facility, a regional hub for the U.S. Postal Service. Since it is the capital of Rhode Island, Providence's economy additionally consists of government services.The convention center is connected to the Providence Place Mall, a major retail center, through a skywalk. The Port of Providence, the second largest deepwater seaport in New England.It handles cargo such as cement, chemicals, heavy machinery, petroleum, and scrap metal.Providence is home to eight hospitals, most prominently Rhode Island Hospital, the largest general acute care hospital in the state.Electricity and natural gas are supplied by National Grid.

Some of the notable business personalities include Arunah Shepherdson Abell - publisher and philanthropist, Everett M. "Busy" Arnold - comics books entrepreneur and publisher, Alan Shawn Feinstein - finance expert and philanthropist, Henry J. Steere - industrist and philanthropist.

ACS DEMOGRAPHIC AND HOUSING ESTIMATES OF Providence, RI (2020)
Label Estimate Margin of Error Percent Percent Margin of Error
  SEX AND AGE
      Total population 47,171 ±30 47,171% (x)
            Male 23,372 ±720 50% ±2
            Female 23,799 ±719 51% ±2
            Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 98 ±6 (x) (x)
            Under 5 years 2,512 ±502 5% ±1
            5 to 9 years 2,249 ±360 5% ±1
            10 to 14 years 2,544 ±430 5% ±1
            15 to 19 years 1,458 ±393 3% ±1
            20 to 24 years 2,793 ±540 6% ±1
            25 to 34 years 6,977 ±738 15% ±2
            35 to 44 years 6,043 ±593 13% ±1
            45 to 54 years 6,078 ±667 13% ±1
            55 to 59 years 3,497 ±610 7% ±1
            60 to 64 years 3,692 ±465 8% ±1
            65 to 74 years 5,064 ±455 11% ±1
            75 to 84 years 2,741 ±361 6% ±1
            85 years and over 1,523 ±319 3% ±1
            Median age (years) 42 ±2 (x) (x)
            Under 18 years 8,300 ±766 18% ±2
            16 years and over 39,550 ±770 84% ±2
            18 years and over 38,871 ±767 82% ±2
            21 years and over 38,155 ±784 81% ±2
            62 years and over 11,391 ±731 24% ±2
            65 years and over 9,328 ±597 20% ±1
        18 years and over 38,871 ±767 38,871% (x)
              Male 18,884 ±788 49% ±2
              Female 19,987 ±681 51% ±2
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 95 ±6 (x) (x)
        65 years and over 9,328 ±597 9,328% (x)
              Male 3,966 ±389 43% ±3
              Female 5,362 ±448 58% ±3
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 74 ±10 (x) (x)
  RACE
      Total population 47,171 ±30 47,171% (x)
              One race 44,331 ±551 94% ±1
              Two or more races 2,840 ±547 6% ±1
          One race 44,331 ±551 94% ±1
                White 38,703 ±931 82% ±2
                Black or African American 2,554 ±604 5% ±1
          American Indian and Alaska Native 35 ±27 0% ±0
                Cherokee tribal grouping 0 ±30 0% ±0
                Chippewa tribal grouping 0 ±30 0% ±0
                Navajo tribal grouping 0 ±30 0% ±0
                Sioux tribal grouping 0 ±30 0% ±0
          Asian 1,201 ±487 3% ±1
                Asian Indian 386 ±301 1% ±1
                Chinese 244 ±159 1% ±0
                Filipino 82 ±111 0% ±0
                Japanese 34 ±59 0% ±0
                Korean 0 ±30 0% ±0
                Vietnamese 37 ±59 0% ±0
                Other Asian 418 ±389 1% ±1
          Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 ±30 0% ±0
                Native Hawaiian 0 ±30 0% ±0
                Chamorro 0 ±30 0% ±0
                Samoan 0 ±30 0% ±0
                Other Pacific Islander 0 ±30 0% ±0
            Some other race 1,838 ±661 4% ±1
          Two or more races 2,840 ±547 6% ±1
                White and Black or African American 709 ±371 2% ±1
                White and American Indian and Alaska Native 295 ±165 1% ±0
                White and Asian 90 ±83 0% ±0
                Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native 33 ±31 0% ±0
  Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
        Total population 47,171 ±30 47,171% (x)
                White 41,018 ±871 87% ±2
                Black or African American 4,012 ±756 9% ±2
                American Indian and Alaska Native 534 ±210 1% ±0
                Asian 1,319 ±496 3% ±1
                Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 52 ±49 0% ±0
                Some other race 3,412 ±781 7% ±2
  HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
        Total population 47,171 ±30 47,171% (x)
              Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 3,599 ±967 8% ±2
                    Mexican 380 ±432 1% ±1
                    Puerto Rican 1,491 ±626 3% ±1
                    Cuban 69 ±70 0% ±0
                    Other Hispanic or Latino 1,659 ±695 4% ±2
              Not Hispanic or Latino 43,572 ±968 92% ±2
                    White alone 37,236 ±855 79% ±2
                    Black or African American alone 2,440 ±601 5% ±1
                    American Indian and Alaska Native alone 31 ±27 0% ±0
                    Asian alone 1,201 ±487 3% ±1
                    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 ±30 0% ±0
                    Some other race alone 849 ±316 2% ±1
                Two or more races 1,815 ±460 4% ±1
                      Two races including Some other race 414 ±219 1% ±1
                      Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races 1,401 ±456 3% ±1
        Total housing units 21,656 ±593 (x) (x)
  CITIZEN, VOTING AGE POPULATION
        Citizen, 18 and over population 35,954 ±1,123 35,954% (x)
                Male 17,607 ±889 49% ±2
                Female 18,347 ±711 51% ±2