City Facts

Providence is Open for Business!

In Providence companies are centrally located in the most densely populated market in the US. In 2016, over 47 million people lived in the seven most densely populated states in the US, which reached from Massachusetts to Delaware, along the east coast. By comparison, just under 40 million people lived in California in 2016.

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 (MSA), which includes all the counties in Rhode Island and one in Massachusetts, has the 38th largest population of over 380 MSA in the US.

Providence Facts

Population in Providence

 

Population 2015

178,680

Housing In Providence

 

Median Home Value

$177,100

Workforce in Providence

 

Workforce

91,422

Workforce in Providence

 

Median Household Income

$37,501

Industry in Providence

 

Median Age(yrs)

29.3

Workforce in Providence

 

HS Diploma +

89.1%

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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