Pawtucket Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Pawtucket Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
72,117

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
15.0%
18 - 24:
8.3%
25 - 34:
17.7%
35 - 54:
26.6%
55 - 64:
13.6%
Over 65 Years:
13.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.3%
5.3%
High School Graduates
81.3%
81.3%
College Graduated
21.8%
21.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Pawtucket
$27,799
$27,799
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Pawtucket
$50,476
$50,476
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
15.6%

Employment Industries in Pawtucket

 
Healthcare
19.9%
19.9%
Retail
13.7%
13.7%
Manufacturing
13.7%
13.7%
Accommodation
8.1%
8.1%
Education
7.2%
7.2%
Administration
5.0%
5.0%
Construction
4.8%
4.8%
Finance
4.7%
4.7%
Transportation
4.1%
4.1%
Other
3.9%
3.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.7%
3.7%
Wholesale
3.0%
3.0%
Public Service
2.9%
2.9%
Arts
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
48.2%
48.2%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
25.3%
25.3%
Black or African American
15.9%
15.9%
Other Race / Two or More Races
8.0%
8.0%
Asian
2.4%
2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
12.4%
12.4%
Cape Verdean
11.7%
11.7%
French
9.5%
9.5%
Portuguese
9.3%
9.3%
Italian
5.9%
5.9%
English
5.5%
5.5%
French Canadian
4.3%
4.3%
Polish
2.8%
2.8%
German
2.8%
2.8%
African
1.7%
1.7%
Liberian
1.3%
1.3%
Russian
1.0%
1.0%
Other Subsaharan African
0.9%
0.9%
Haitian
0.8%
0.8%
Scottish
0.7%
0.7%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
Greek
0.5%
0.5%
Jamaican
0.5%
0.5%
Nigerian
0.4%
0.4%
Scots-Irish
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
58.0%
58.0%
Spanish
20.5%
20.5%
Portuguese
9.3%
9.3%
French
8.3%
8.3%
French Creole
4.6%
4.6%
African languages
1.5%
1.5%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Laotian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Pawtucket Residents:
25.8%