Demographics

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East Providence is a stable, safe community with a bright future. Significant new investment in our City, including the construction of more than 1,000 new multi-family waterfront residential units, major high-tech manufacturing development and the major expansion of health care facilities on our City.

Population: 47,600 (2017 Est.)

Median Age: 41.7 

Average Household Size: 2.2

Number of Households: 20,879

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%, (2017 Annual Average)

Major Employers:  

Hasbro

Bank of America 

Citizens Bank 

Santander Bank

Aspen Aerogels 

Igus Bearings 

Nordson EFD 

Interplex Engineered Products 

Eaton Corporation

Coastal Medical 

Brown Medicine 

University Orthopedics

Bradley Hospital   

(All statistics are from 2010 US Census unless noted)