City Facts

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Providence is the capital City of Rhode Island. It is the population center of the state and the immediate geographic region in which it’s situated. The Providence-Warwick metropolitan statistical area is home to 1.6 million people (MSA).

In Providence, companies are centrally located in the most densely populated market in the US. Over 47 million people live in the seven most densely populated states in the US, which reach from Massachusetts to Delaware, along the east coast.

Providence Facts

Population in Providence

 

Population 2015

178,680

Housing In Providence

 

Median Home Value

$177,100

Workforce in Providence

 

Population in

the Labor Force

64%

Workforce in Providence

 

Median Household Income

$37,501

Industry in Providence

 

Median Age(yrs)

29

Workforce in Providence

 

HS Diploma +

74%

Industry in Providence

 

Business Establishments

5,572

Events in Providence

 

Monthly Events

70

Paths in Providence

 

Bike Lanes/
Paths Miles

28

Institutions of Higher Education

Providence is an EDUCATIONAL POWERHOUSE

Providence is an EDUCATIONAL POWERHOUSE with active programs in design, health, and the culinary arts. The city is also within 45 minutes of all the state’s colleges and universities and in equally proximity to institutions of higher education in Boston. RI colleges and universities offer specialized programs in areas such as oceanography, maritime law, aquaculture, nursing, teaching, and business, which align with the City’s core competencies.

Colleges and Universities in Rhode Island 

                                                           

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