Providence Information

Providence Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Providence, RI

General Providence Information

State: Rhode Island

County: Providence County

Close cities: Valley Falls, RI, Johnston, RI, Cranston, RI, East Providence, RI, Smithfield, RI, Central Falls, RI, Pawtucket, RI, North Providence, RI, Lincoln, RI

Providence Population (census data)
Total 172,459 (-0.4% since 2000)
Male 82,480 (47.8%)
Female 89,979 (52.2%)

Population Density: 9,339 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 107.8 (US Avg is 100)

Providence Elevation: 115 feet above sea level

Land Area: 18.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,185

Zip Codes: 02906, 02905, 02909, 02902, 02940, 02918, 02908, 02901, 02903, 02912, 02907, 02904, 02919, 02911, and 02910.

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Providence Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.8%)
  • Hispanic (30.0%)
  • Other race (17.6%)
  • Black (14.5%)
  • Two or more races (6.1%)
  • Other Asian (3.7%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (13.8%)
  • Irish (9.7%)
  • English (4.9%)
  • Subsaharan African (4.3%)
  • Portuguese (4.0%)
  • French (3.8%)
Foriegn Born: 43,947 people (25.5%)
  • Latin America (67.5%)
  • Asia (19.5%)
  • Europe (13.0%)

Local Providence Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Brown University, Providence College

Providence School Information

High Schools
Central High School (70 Fricker Street, Providence, RI, 02903 - Providence School District District)
Classical High School (770 Westminster Street, Providence, RI, 02903 - Providence School District District)
Feinstein High School (544 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI, 02907 - Providence District)
Hope High School (324 Hope Street, Providence, RI, 02906 - Providence School District District)
Hope High School AOIT (324 Hope Street, Providence, RI, 02906 - Providence School District District)
Mount Pleasant High School (434 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence School District District)
Mount Pleasant High School AOF (434 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence School District District)
Middle Schools
Esek Hopkins Middle School (480 Charles Street, Providence, RI, 02904 - Providence School District District)
Gilbert Stuart Middle School (188 Princeton Avenue, Providence, RI, 02907 - Providence School District District)
Governor Delsesto Middle School (152 Springfield Street, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
Nathan Bishop Middle School (101 Sessions Street, Providence, RI, 02906 - Providence School District District)
Nathanael Greene Middle School (721 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence School District District)
Oliver Hazard Perry Middle School (370 Hartford Avenue, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
Roger Williams Middle School (278 Thurbers Avenue, Providence, RI, 02905 - Providence School District District)
Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School (1655 Westminster Street, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
Springfield Middle School I (152 Springfield Street, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
Elementary Schools
Alan Shawn Feinstein Elementary School (1450 Broad Street, Providence, RI, 02905 - Providence School District District)
Alfred Lima, Senior Elementary School (222 Daboll Street, Providence, RI, 02907 - Providence School District District)
Alfred Lima, Sr. Elementary Annex (65 Greenwich Street, Providence, RI, 02907 - Providence District)
Anthony Carnevale Elementary School (50 Springfield Street, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
Asa Messer Elementary School (158 Messer Street, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
CVS Highlander Charter Elementary School (45 Greeley Street, Providence, RI, 02904 - Cvs Highlander Charter School District)
Carl G. Lauro Elementary School (99 Kenyon Street, Providence, RI, 02903 - Providence School District District)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary (35 Camp Street, Providence, RI, 02906 - Providence School District District)
Edmund W. Flynn Elementary School (220 Blackstone Street, Providence, RI, 02905 - Providence School District District)
George J. West Elementary School (145 Beaufort Street, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence School District District)
Harry Kizirian Elementary School (60 Camden Avenue, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence School District District)
Lillian Feinstein Elementary, Sackett Street (159 Sackett Street, Providence, RI, 02907 - Providence School District District)
Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School (199 Oxford Street, Providence, RI, 02905 - Providence School District District)
Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School (195 Nelson Street, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence School District District)
Robert L Bailey IV, Elementary School (65 Gordon Avenue, Providence, RI, 02905 - Providence School District District)
The Charlotte Woods Elementary School (674 Prairie Avenue, Providence, RI, 02905 - Providence School District District)
The Segeant Cornel Young, Jr. Elementary (674 Prairie Avenue, Providence, RI, 02905 - Providence School District District)
Vartan Gregorian Elementary School At Fox Point (455 Wickenden Street, Providence, RI, 02903 - Providence School District District)
West Broadway Elementary School (29 Bainbridge Avenue, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
William D'abate Elementary School (60 Kossuth Street, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
Windmill Street Elementary School (110 Paul Street, Providence, RI, 02904 - Providence School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Alternate Learning Project (582 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI, 02907 - Providence School District District)
Asa Messer Annex (245 Althea Street, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence District)
Birch Vocational Center (434 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence District)
Charles Fortes Academy (249 Bucklin Street, Providence, RI, 02907 - Providence School District District)
Charles Fortes Annex (65 Greenwich Street, Providence, RI, 02907 - Providence District)
E-Cubed Academy (812 Branch Avenue, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence School District District)
Educare I (770 Westminster Street, Providence, RI, 02903 - Providence District)
Hope Arts School (324 Hope Street, Providence, RI, 02906 - Providence School District District)
Hope Information Technology School (324 Hope Street, Providence, RI, 02906 - Providence School District District)
Hope Leadership School (324 Hope Street, Providence, RI, 02906 - Providence School District District)
Laurel Hill Avenue Annex (240 Laban Street, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence District)
Laurel Hill Avenue School (85 Laurel Hill Avenue, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
Metropolitan Regional Career & Technical Center (325 Public Street, Providence, RI, 02905 - Met Career & Tech District)
Newcomer Academy (101 Sessions Street, Providence, RI, 02906 - Providence District)
Paul Cuffee Charter School (459 Promenade Street, Providence, RI, 02908 - Paul Cuffee Charter School District)
Pleasant View School (50 Obadiah Brown Road, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
Providence Academy Of International Studies (182 Thurbers Avenue, Providence, RI, 02905 - Providence District)
Reservoir Avenue School (156 Reservoir Avenue, Providence, RI, 02907 - Providence School District District)
Rhode Island School For The Deaf (One Corliss Park, Providence, RI, 02908 - R.I. School For The Deaf District)
Textron Chamber Of Commerce Academy (130 Broadway, Providence, RI, 02903 - Providence District)
Times 2 Academy (50 Fillmore Street, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence School District District)
Times2 Academy (50 Fillmore Street, Providence, RI, 02908 - Providence District)
Urban Collaborative Accelerated Program (75 Carpenter Street, Providence, RI, 02903 - Urban Collaborative District)
Veazie Street School (211 Veazie Street, Providence, RI, 02904 - Providence School District District)
Webster Avenue School (191 Webster Avenue, Providence, RI, 02909 - Providence School District District)
William B. Cooley/Health & Science Tech Academy (182 Thurbers Avenue, Providence, RI, 02905 - Providence District)

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