East Providence, RI Population

Population: 48,688. Estimated population in July 2020: 49,515 (+1.7% change)
Males: 22,629 (46.5%), Females: 26,059 (53.5%)

Providence County

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $39,108
Median house value: $117,900

Races in East Providence:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.5%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • Other race (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

Ancestries: Portuguese (30.9%), Irish (17.3%), Italian (11.6%), English (10.9%), French (7.4%), Subsaharan African (5.5%).

Elevation: 59 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in East Providence

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Providence city

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

16.0% Foreign born (12.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,775 (-3.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near East Providence:

  • EMMA PENDLETON BRADLEY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; RIVERSIDE, RI)
  • WOMEN AND INFANTS HOSPITAL OF RI (about 4 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • BUTLER HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to East Providence:

  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 7 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Abbreviation: PVD)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 46 miles; BOSTON, MA; Abbreviation: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 47 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Abbreviation: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to East Providence:

Amtrak station near East Providence:

  • 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in East Providence:

  • MOTORING TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 116; Location: 54 WATER ST; Private, for-profit; Website: mtti.tec.ri.us)
  • LORETTAS SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 78; Location: 1925 PAWTUCKET AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • BLAKE COMPUTER PROGRAMMING INSTITUTE (Location: 912 BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Providence:

  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 7,460)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 4 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 6,208)
  • PROVIDENCE COLLEGE (about 7 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 10 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 10 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)

Schools

Public high schools in East Providence:

  • EAST PROVIDENCE HIGH (Students: 2,040; Location: 2000 PAWTUCKET AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GROVE AVENUE DEV. CENTER (Students: 26; Location: 33 HOPPIN AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EAST PROVIDENCE CAREER & TECH (Location: 1998 PAWTUCKET AVENUE; Grades: 10 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in East Providence:

  • EDWARD MARTIN MIDDLE (Students: 1,006; Location: 111 BROWN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MYRON J. FRANCIS ELEMENTARY (Students: 453; Location: 64 BOURNE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EMMA G. WHITEKNACT SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 261 GROSVENOR AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ORLO AVENUE SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 25 ORLO AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • KENT HEIGHTS SCHOOL (Students: 282; Location: 2680 PAWTUCKET AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • AGNES B. HENNESSEY SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 75 FORT STREET; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in East Providence:

  • EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,029,343; Location: 41 GROVE AVENUE; 179,988 books; 3,423 audio materials; 8,584 video materials; 315 serial subscriptions)

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