East Providence Community Profile

 

Population


47,408 (2015 Est.)

Median age


41.2

Average Household Size

2.2

Number of Households


20,9822

Number of family households with children under age 18

4,919

Population 25+ with high school degree or higher


80.9%

Population 25+ with a Bachelor’s degree or higher


24.8%

Population 25+ with an Associate’s degree



6.6%

Median household income

$51,051 (2011-2015 American Community Survey 5 year estimates)

Owner-occupied housing units

59% (11,909)

Renter-occupied housing units

41% (8,292)

Number of companies


3,699

Travel time to work for commuting workers

35.9% travel less than 15 minutes

Median home value



$212,000 (2015)

Labor Force



24,363, November, 2016 Source: RI DLT

Unemployment Rate



4.9%, November 2016

Major Employers: Hasbro, Bank of America, Citizens Bank, Santander Bank, Aspen Aerogels, Igus Bearings, Nordson EFD, Interplex Engineered Products, Coastal Medical, University Medicine and Bradley Hospital are representative of the City’s largest employers.  

(All statistics are from 2010 US Census unless noted)