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Woonsocket city, Rhode Island

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Woonsocket city, Rhode Island
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 41,603
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 41,603
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 41,199
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 41,186
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.8%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
77.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
8.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
Asian alone, percent(a)
7.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
3.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
17.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
65.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 2,397
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 11.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 36.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $158,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,626
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $659
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $848
Building permits, 2018 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 17,054
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.39
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 88.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 26.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 80.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 73.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 79.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 15.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 14.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 59.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 54.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 57,816
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 324,094
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 178,794
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 328,191
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $7,998
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 25.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $38,340
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $22,747
Persons in poverty, percent
24.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 X
Total employment, 2016 X
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 X
All firms, 2012 2,235
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,300
Women-owned firms, 2012 657
Minority-owned firms, 2012 397
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,713
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 265
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,780
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 5,321.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 7.74
FIPS Code 4480780
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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