Statewide Claims to Fame

Pawtucket is 2nd in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Pawtucket is 3rd in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Foreign born residents

Pawtucket is 3rd in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Pawtucket is 3rd in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Pawtucket is 3rd in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Race - Two or More

Pawtucket is 3rd in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Pawtucket is 4th in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Households

Pawtucket is 4th in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Housing units

Pawtucket is 4th in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Income below poverty line

Pawtucket is 4th in Rhode Island out of 16 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Pawtucket, Rhode Island Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Pawtucket Rank Rhode Island US
Current population (2012) 71,170 4th 1,050,292 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.7 6th 1,033.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 8,194.9 3rd 1,018.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Pawtucket Rank Rhode Island US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 3rd 5.2% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.3% 5th 20.6% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.6% 13th 15.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Pawtucket Rank Rhode Island US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 75.1% 13th 84.3% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.7% 14th 30.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Pawtucket Rank Rhode Island US
Race - White 66.5% 14th 85.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 13.4% 2nd 7.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 5th 0.9% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.5% 9th 3.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 6th 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 6.1% 3rd 2.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 19.7% 3rd 13.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 56.7% 14th 75.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Pawtucket Rank Rhode Island US
Female residents 52.1% 8th 51.6% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 25.6% 3rd 12.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Pawtucket Rank Rhode Island US
Housing units 32,055 4th 464,728 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 62.1% 4th 40.6% 25.9%
Households 29,063 4th 410,475 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 46.1% 12th 62.1% 66.1%
Home median value $217,400 14th $270,600 $186,200
People per household 2.4 10th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Pawtucket Rank Rhode Island US
Income per capita $21,753 12th $29,685 $27,915
Income per household $39,628 13th $55,975 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.4% 4th 12.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Pawtucket Rank Rhode Island US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 5,043 4th 96,822 27,092,908
Retail sales $468,062 5th $12,286,485 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,477 7th $11,646 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $65,178 6th $2,148,674 $613,795,732

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