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Population (year 2000): 48,688. Estimated population in July 2005: 49,515 (+1.7% change)
Males: 22,629 (46.5%), Females: 26,059 (53.5%)

Providence County

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $39,108 (year 2000)
Median house value: $117,900 (year 2000)

East Providence, RI residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in East Providence:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.5%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • Other race (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

Ancestries: Portuguese (30.9%), Irish (17.3%), Italian (11.6%), English (10.9%), French (7.4%), Subsaharan African (5.5%).

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Elevation: 59 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in East Providence

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Providence city

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

16.0% Foreign born (12.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,775 (-3.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: RI Providence, (4.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (40.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (191.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (1.7 miles Seekonk, RI Providence, (4.5 miles RI (4.9 miles Barrington, RI (5.2 miles Pawtucket, Falls, RI (6.5 miles Central RI (6.6 miles Cranston, Seekonk, MA (6.7 miles North


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 30 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $52,600
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $129,700

Latitude: 41.80 N, Longitude: 71.36 W


East Providence, Rhode Island business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Manufacturing (19.4%), Retail trade (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +308 (+0.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,257 (27.9%)


 

Crime in East Providence by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 35 28 13 13 20 5
    per 100,000 71.9 57.5 26.7 26.7 41.1 10.3
Robberies 18 15 30 21 28 11
    per 100,000 37.0 30.8 61.6 43.1 57.5 22.6
Assaults 36 69 73 51 40 48
    per 100,000 73.9 141.7 149.9 104.7 82.2 98.6
Burglaries 249 196 173 191 174 165
    per 100,000 511.4 402.6 355.3 392.3 357.4 338.9
Thefts 626 576 649 675 612 626
    per 100,000 1285.7 1183.0 1333.0 1386.4 1257.0 1285.7
Auto thefts 63 126 97 74 84 92
    per 100,000 129.4 258.8 199.2 152.0 172.5 189.0
152.2 156.8 153.3 139.6 139.2 120.9


Average climate in East Providence, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Providence-area historical tornado activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.2 miles away from the East Providence city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Evan Meekins - College basketball player (LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds).


Hospitals/medical centers near East Providence:
  • EMMA PENDLETON BRADLEY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; RIVERSIDE, RI)
  • WOMEN AND INFANTS HOSPITAL OF RI (about 4 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • BUTLER HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to East Providence:
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 7 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 46 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 47 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to East Providence:
  • DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE HELISTOP (about 3 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: RI9)
  • NORTH CENTRAL STATE (about 12 miles; PAWTUCKET, RI; ID: SFZ)
  • QUONSET STATE (about 16 miles; NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI; ID: OQU)

Amtrak station near East Providence:
  • 5 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 49 $94,038 $23,029 0 $0
Other Government Administration 47 $99,905 $25,507 2 $2,274
Other and Unallocable 19 $41,110 $25,964 1 $337
Local Libraries 28 $79,356 $34,009 15 $7,249
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 203 $572,160 $33,822 78 $49,268
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 697 $3,355,530 $57,770 80 $93,320
Water Supply 23 $72,489 $37,820 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $5,100 $30,600 1 $318
Police Protection - Officers 92 $351,736 $45,878 0 $0
Sewerage 21 $78,415 $44,808 1 $345
Health 8 $14,967 $22,450 2 $1,931
Welfare 2 $7,266 $43,596 0 $0
Streets and Highways 50 $169,473 $40,673 1 $1,328
Firefighters 113 $446,176 $47,381 0 $0
Police - Other 53 $104,080 $23,565 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $4,477 $53,724 0 $0
Financial Administration 23 $76,217 $39,765 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $11,247 $33,741 0 $0
Totals for Government 1435 $5,583,741 $46,693 181 $156,370


Colleges/Universities in East Providence:
  • MOTORING TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 116; Location: 54 WATER ST; Private, for-profit; Website: mtti.tec.ri.us)
  • LORETTAS SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 78; Location: 1925 PAWTUCKET AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • BLAKE COMPUTER PROGRAMMING INSTITUTE (Location: 912 BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Providence:
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 7,460)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 4 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 6,208)
  • PROVIDENCE COLLEGE (about 7 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 10 miles; WARWICK, RI; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 10 miles; WARWICK, RI; FT enrollment: 2,419)
Public high schools in East Providence:
  • EAST PROVIDENCE HIGH (Students: 2,040; Location: 2000 PAWTUCKET AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GROVE AVENUE DEV. CENTER (Students: 26; Location: 33 HOPPIN AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EAST PROVIDENCE CAREER & TECH (Location: 1998 PAWTUCKET AVENUE; Grades: 10 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in East Providence:
  • EDWARD MARTIN MIDDLE (Students: 1,006; Location: 111 BROWN STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MYRON J. FRANCIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 453; Location: 64 BOURNE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EMMA G. WHITEKNACT SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 261 GROSVENOR AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ORLO AVENUE SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 25 ORLO AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KENT HEIGHTS SCHOOL (Students: 282; Location: 2680 PAWTUCKET AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • AGNES B. HENNESSEY SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 75 FORT STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in East Providence:
  • EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,029,343; Location: 41 GROVE AVENUE; 179,988 books; 3,423 audio materials; 8,584 video materials; 315 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in East Providence: Silver Spring Golf Course (A), Crescent Park Carousel (B), Sabin Point Lighthouse (C), Pomham Rocks Light (D), Wannamoisett Country Club (E), Poham Rocks Light House (F), Agawan Hunt Club Golf Course (G), Metacomet Country Club (H), Boyden Heights (I), Austin T and June Rockwell Levy Library (J), Riverside Branch East Providence Public Library (K), Rumford Branch Library East Providence Public Library (L), Fox Point Branch Providence Public Library (M), Fuller Branch East Providence Public Library (N), East Providence Public Library (O), Masonic Lodge (P).

Shopping Centers: Narragansett Park Plaza Shopping Center (1), Wampanoag Mall Shopping Center (2), Lakeside Shopping Center (3).

Churches in East Providence include: Sacred Heart Rectory (A), Riverside Congregational Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Bethany Church of the Nazarene (D), Fellowship of House Church (E), Colonial Baptist Church (F), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (G), Grace Chapel Assembly of God Church (H).

Cemeteries: Gate of Heaven Cemetery (1), Little Neck Cemetery (2), Hurst Cemetery (3), Mount Saint Marys Cemetery (4).

Lakes and reservoirs: Omega Pond (A), Central Pond (B), James V Turner Reservoir (C), Willett Pond (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Metacomet Brook (A), Runnins River (B), Ten Mile River (C).

Parks in East Providence include: Riverside Field (1), Grassy Plains Park (2), Crescent Amusement Park (3), Squantum Woods State Park (4), Pierce Memorial Field (5), Sabin Point Park (6), Rumford Historic District (7), Rumford Chemical Works and Mill House Historic District (8), Roger Williams Square (9).

Post office: (A).  


East Providence compared to Rhode Island state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in East Providence:
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIB (1220 AM; 1 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5 kW; WARWICK, RI; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Providence:
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WDOM (91.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)
  • WELH (88.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: THE WHEELER SCHOOL)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Providence:
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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