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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataRhode island

Economic Statistics

Providence, Rhode island,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over133,072100.0
In labor force76,83357.7
Civilian labor force
76,72757.7
Employed
69,57052.3
Unemployed
7,1575.4
Percent of civilian labor force
9.3(X)
Armed Forces
1060.1
Not in labor force56,23942.3
Females 16 years and over71,167100.0
In labor force37,41052.6
Civilian labor force
37,41052.6
Employed
33,67947.3
Own children under 6 years13,786100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,08351.4
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over67,169100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone40,63260.5
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled10,36015.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)4,8987.3
Walked8,22712.2
Other means1,3992.1
Worked at home1,6532.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over69,570100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations22,90832.9
Service occupations12,34917.8
Sales and office occupations16,47923.7
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1400.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations3,6495.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations14,04520.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1630.2
Construction2,1183.0
Manufacturing12,75918.3
Wholesale trade1,9112.7
Retail trade6,3999.2
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,7722.5
Information1,9622.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,9175.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,4419.3
Educational, health and social services19,68428.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services6,8019.8
Other services (except public administration)3,1804.6
Public administration2,4633.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers58,33583.9
Government workers8,06011.6
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,9294.2
Unpaid family workers2460.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households62,327100.0
Less than $10,00013,43021.5
$10,000 to $14,9996,1739.9
$15,000 to $24,9999,74915.6
$25,000 to $34,9997,84212.6
$35,000 to $49,9998,70414.0
$50,000 to $74,9998,14313.1
$75,000 to $99,9993,9176.3
$100,000 to $149,9992,3123.7
$150,000 to $199,9998611.4
$200,000 or more1,1961.9
Median household income (dollars)26,867(X)
With earnings46,25974.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
43,604(X)
With Social Security income13,90722.3
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,693(X)
With Supplemental Security Income6,1589.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,384(X)
With public assistance income6,36410.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,470(X)
With retirement income6,62310.6
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,830(X)
Families36,187100.0
Less than $10,0005,41915.0
$10,000 to $14,9993,4239.5
$15,000 to $24,9995,70215.8
$25,000 to $34,9994,55312.6
$35,000 to $49,9995,48115.1
$50,000 to $74,9995,42915.0
$75,000 to $99,9992,7927.7
$100,000 to $149,9991,7574.9
$150,000 to $199,9996641.8
$200,000 or more9672.7
Median family income (dollars)32,058(X)
Per capita income (dollars)15,525(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers28,894(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers23,472(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families8,642(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
With related children under 18 years7,651(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.3
With related children under 5 years
3,821(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.2
Families with female householder, no husband present5,747(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.3
With related children under 18 years5,361(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)55.8
With related children under 5 years
2,751(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)66.7
Individuals46,688(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
18 years and over28,643(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.8
65 years and over
3,271(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
Related children under 18 years17,714(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
12,788(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over15,264(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.1
(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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