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Population (year 2000): 72,958. Estimated population in July 2005: 73,742 (+1.1% change)
Males: 34,600 (47.4%), Females: 38,358 (52.6%)

Providence County

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $31,775 (year 2000)
Median house value: $99,000 (year 2000)

Pawtucket, RI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Pawtucket:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.1%)
  • Hispanic (13.9%)
  • Other race (10.7%)
  • Black (7.3%)
  • Two or more races (5.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (13.8%), French (13.1%), Portuguese (11.6%), Subsaharan African (10.5%), English (7.7%), French Canadian (7.5%).Rhode Island

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 8.7 square miles

Pawtucket,

For population 25 years and over in Pawtucket

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pawtucket city

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

23.4% Foreign born (7.5% Africa, 7.3% Latin America, 6.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +528 (+0.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (36.6 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (192.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Falls, RI (1.5 miles Central Falls, RI (3.1 miles Valley Seekonk, MA (3.5 miles North RI Providence, (4.8 miles Providence, RI (5.2 miles East MA (5.3 miles Seekonk, MA (5.6 miles Attleboro, Providence, RI (5.6 miles North


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 20 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $51,700
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $65,800

Latitude: 41.88 N, Longitude: 71.38 W

Area code: 401

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.7%), Educational,health and social services (18.8%), Retail trade (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,330 (-7.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,057 (28.1%)

Crime in Pawtucket by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 2 1 2 1
    per 100,000 1.4 0.0 2.7 1.4 2.7 1.4
Rapes 39 45 39 34 37 27
    per 100,000 53.5 61.7 53.5 46.6 50.7 37.0
Robberies 89 91 74 78 74 80
    per 100,000 122.0 124.7 101.4 106.9 101.4 109.7
Assaults 152 239 180 147 143 130
    per 100,000 208.3 327.6 246.7 201.5 196.0 178.2
Burglaries 591 514 505 574 468 483
    per 100,000 810.1 704.5 692.2 786.8 641.5 662.0
Thefts 1,712 1,634 1,744 1,917 1,674 1,842
    per 100,000 2346.6 2239.6 2390.4 2627.5 2294.5 2524.7
Auto thefts 459 420 450 458 384 400
    per 100,000 629.1 575.7 616.8 627.8 526.3 548.3
301.9 312.6 297.3 302.8 271.4 275.9

Average climate in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pawtucket,

Pawtucket-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the Pawtucket 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 17.1 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jeff Xavier - College basketball player (Manhattan Jaspers).

Main business address for: HASBRO INC (GAMES, TOYS & CHILDREN'S VEHICLES (NO DOLLS & BICYCLES)).


Hospital/medical center in Pawtucket:
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF RHODE ISLAND (PROSPECT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pawtucket:
  • BUTLER HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • MIRIAM HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • ST JOSEPH HEALTH SERVICES OF RI (about 4 miles; NORTH PROVIDENCE, RI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pawtucket:
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 12 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 42 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 42 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pawtucket:
  • DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE HELISTOP (about 5 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: RI9)
  • NORTH CENTRAL STATE (about 8 miles; PAWTUCKET, RI; ID: SFZ)
  • MANSFIELD MUNI (about 16 miles; MANSFIELD, MA; ID: 1B9)

Amtrak station near Pawtucket:
  • 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 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
Streets and Highways 27 $71,112 $31,605 0 $0
Welfare 1 $1,834 $22,008 0 $0
Health 4 $12,344 $37,032 0 $0
Sewerage 35 $90,161 $30,912 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 51 $107,758 $25,354 7 $4,783
Housing and Community Development(Local) 36 $114,281 $38,093 5 $2,467
Water Supply 48 $162,828 $40,707 1 $1,205
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 857 $4,762,861 $66,691 185 $881,778
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 280 $377,181 $16,164 34 $37,000
Local Libraries 25 $80,462 $38,621 11 $8,340
Solid Waste Management 16 $40,791 $30,593 0 $0
Financial Administration 78 $219,692 $33,798 10 $4,332
Other Government Administration 22 $66,063 $36,034 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $13,287 $26,574 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 151 $595,156 $47,297 0 $0
Police - Other 53 $114,450 $25,913 3 $3,043
Firefighters 141 $567,063 $48,260 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $7,016 $42,096 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 49 $124,318 $30,445 46 $20,577
Totals for Government 1882 $7,528,655 $48,004 302 $963,525
Colleges/Universities in Pawtucket:
  • SAWYER SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 515; Location: 101 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • NEWPORT SCHOOL OF HAIRDRESSING-MAIN CAMPUS (FT enrollment: 21; Location: 226 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • NEW ENGLAND TRACTOR TRAILER TRAINING SCHOOL (Location: 1 DUNNELL LN; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pawtucket:
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 7,460)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 5 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 5 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 6,208)
  • PROVIDENCE COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • BRYANT COLLEGE (about 10 miles; SMITHFIELD, RI; FT enrollment: 2,926)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 13 miles; WARWICK, RI; FT enrollment: 8,650)
Public high schools in Pawtucket:
  • WILLIAM E. TOLMAN HIGH (Students: 1,284; Location: 150 EXCHANGE STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SHEA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,188; Location: 485 EAST AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Pawtucket:
  • ST RAPHAEL ACADEMY (Students: 548; Location: 123 WALCOTT STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BISHOP FRANCIS P KEOUGH H S (Students: 63; Location: 145 POWER ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 103 BACON ST; Grades: 3 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Pawtucket:
  • JOSEPH JENKS JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 758; Location: 350 DIVISION STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ELIZABETH BALDWIN SCHOOL (Students: 737; Location: 50 WHITMAN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SAMUEL SLATER JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 709; Location: 281 MINERAL SPRING AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NATHANAEL GREENE SCHOOL (Students: 632; Location: 285 SMITHFIELD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • GOFF JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 570; Location: 974 NEWPORT AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CUNNINGHAM SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 40 BALDWIN STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • POTTER-BURNS SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 973 NEWPORT AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FALLON MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 534; Location: 62 LINCOLN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HENRY J. WINTERS SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: 481 BROADWAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CURVIN-MCCABE SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 466 COTTAGE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Pawtucket:
  • ST CECILIA SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: 755 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LEO THE GREAT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 723 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WOODLAWN CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCH (Students: 242; Location: 61 HOPE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 235; Location: 167 GEORGE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST TERESA (Students: 229; Location: 140 WOOD HAVEN RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PAW TUCKET DAY NURSERY (Students: 137; Location: 25 THORNLEY ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DARLINGTON EARLY CHILDHOOD CTR (Students: 85; Location: 680 NEWPORT AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Pawtucket:
  • PAWTUCKET PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,621,869; Location: 13 SUMMER STREET; 186,115 books; 2,284 audio materials; 4,446 video materials; 257 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Pawtucket: Interchange Twenty seven (A), Interchange Twenty six (B), Church Hill Industrial District (C), Oddfellows Hall (D), Pawtucket Boys Club (E), Pawtucket City Hall (F), Fire Station Number 4 (G), Rhode Island Watercolor Society (H), Daggett House and Loof Carousel (I), Slater Mill Historic Site Library (J), Central Falls Free Public Library (K), Childrens Museum of Rhode Island (L).

Shopping Centers: New York Place Plaza Shopping Center (1), Tiffany Plaza Shopping Center (2), Mineral Spring Plaza Shopping Center (3), Boulevard Plaza Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Pawtucket include: Trinity Church (A), Saint Georges Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Francis Cemetery Chapel (C), Saint Edwards Rectory (D), Saint Anthonys Greek Orthodox Church (E), Church of the Advent (F), Darlington Congregational Church (G), Bethany Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Francis Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Walnut Hill Cemetery (3), Saint Anns Cemetery (4), Mineral Spring Cemetery (5), Riverside Cemetery (6).

Reservoirs: Blackstone River Reservoir (A), Ten Mile River Reservation (B).

River: Blackstone River (A).

Parks in Pawtucket include: McCoy Stadium (1), Seekonk River Park (2), Slater Memorial Park (3), Slater Park (4), South Street Historic District (5), Veterans Memorial Park (6), Quality Hill Historic District (7), Dunnell Park (8), Wilkinson Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Pawtucket compared to Rhode Island state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Pawtucket:
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WARL (1320 AM; 5 kW; ATTLEBORO, MA; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRIB (1220 AM; 1 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Pawtucket:
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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 Pawtucket:
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)

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