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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataRhode Island

Economic Statistics

East Providence, Rhode Island

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over39,290100.0
In labor force24,50962.4
Civilian labor force
24,47562.3
Employed
23,11758.8
Unemployed
1,3583.5
Percent of civilian labor force
5.5(X)
Armed Forces
340.1
Not in labor force14,78137.6
Females 16 years and over21,542100.0
In labor force12,23456.8
Civilian labor force
12,23456.8
Employed
11,55353.6
Own children under 6 years3,077100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,06867.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over22,434100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone18,52982.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,27010.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)5802.6
Walked3931.8
Other means2301.0
Worked at home4321.9
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.8(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over23,117100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations6,57128.4
Service occupations3,68515.9
Sales and office occupations6,80629.4
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations700.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,8968.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations4,08917.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining360.2
Construction1,2115.2
Manufacturing4,48019.4
Wholesale trade8273.6
Retail trade2,69611.7
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,0404.5
Information4812.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,9748.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,9308.3
Educational, health and social services4,87821.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,7677.6
Other services (except public administration)1,0814.7
Public administration7163.1
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers19,42184.0
Government workers2,48810.8
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,1234.9
Unpaid family workers850.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households20,547100.0
Less than $10,0002,15510.5
$10,000 to $14,9991,5847.7
$15,000 to $24,9992,95614.4
$25,000 to $34,9992,57412.5
$35,000 to $49,9993,67417.9
$50,000 to $74,9994,54922.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,7648.6
$100,000 to $149,9999154.5
$150,000 to $199,9992081.0
$200,000 or more1680.8
Median household income (dollars)39,108(X)
With earnings15,25674.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
48,226(X)
With Social Security income6,93533.8
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,081(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,0345.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,686(X)
With public assistance income7763.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,363(X)
With retirement income4,16620.3
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,097(X)
Families12,876100.0
Less than $10,0005994.7
$10,000 to $14,9994463.5
$15,000 to $24,9991,53211.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,40910.9
$35,000 to $49,9992,67420.8
$50,000 to $74,9993,62728.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,43511.1
$100,000 to $149,9998156.3
$150,000 to $199,9992021.6
$200,000 or more1371.1
Median family income (dollars)48,463(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,527(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers34,342(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,423(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families808(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.3
With related children under 18 years613(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
With related children under 5 years
279(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.3
Families with female householder, no husband present489(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.9
With related children under 18 years441(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.2
With related children under 5 years
188(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.3
Individuals4,130(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.6
18 years and over3,004(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.0
65 years and over
938(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.0
Related children under 18 years1,109(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
774(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,753(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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