City of Providence, RI
Providence is located in Providence County in Rhode Island. The median income is $38,243 and the median home value is $214,800. The unemployment rate is 17.27% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 21.6 minutes to work each day. The population is 49% White, 15% Black, 6% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 28% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Providence, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Providence has a Walk Score® of 76.
Median Household Income$38,243
Median Home Price$214,800
SchoolsIn Providence, Rhode Island
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Providence rates.
BusinessIn Providence, Rhode Island
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Providence.
HealthIn Providence, Rhode Island
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Providence.