Woonsocket, RI Population

Population: 43,224. Estimated population in July 2020: 44,328 (+2.6% change)
Males: 20,622 (47.7%), Females: 22,602 (52.3%)

Providence County

Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $30,819
Median house value: $112,800

Races in Woonsocket:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.8%)
  • Hispanic (9.3%)
  • Other race (4.9%)
  • Black (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Other Asian (3.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: French Canadian (23.2%), French (22.9%), Irish (10.7%), Italian (9.5%), English (5.2%), Polish (4.1%).

Elevation: 162 feet

Land area: 7.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Woonsocket

  • High school or higher: 64.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woonsocket city

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

7.5% Foreign born (3.0% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.9% Africa, 0.8% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,276 (-2.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Woonsocket:

  • LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER INC (115 CASS AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Woonsocket:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Woonsocket:

  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 21 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Abbreviation: PVD)
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 31 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Abbreviation: ORH)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 36 miles; BEDFORD, MA; Abbreviation: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Woonsocket:

  • NORTH CENTRAL STATE (about 7 miles; PAWTUCKET, RI; Abbreviation: SFZ)
  • HOPEDALE INDUSTRIAL PARK (about 7 miles; HOPEDALE, MA; Abbreviation: 1B6)
  • NORFOLK (about 13 miles; NORFOLK, MA; Abbreviation: 32M)
Amtrak stations near Woonsocket:

  • 14 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.
  • 20 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.). Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woonsocket:

  • BRYANT COLLEGE (about 8 miles; SMITHFIELD, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,926)
  • PROVIDENCE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 6,208)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 15 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 7,460)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 21 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,650)

Schools

Public high schools in Woonsocket:

  • WOONSOCKET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,970; Location: 777 CASS AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WOONSOCKET CAREER & TECH CTR. (Location: 400 AYLSWORTH AVENUE; Grades: 10 – 12)
Private high school in Woonsocket:

  • MOUNT ST CHARLES ACADEMY (Students: 932; Location: 800 LOGEE STREET; Grades: 7 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Woonsocket:

  • WOONSOCKET MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,613; Location: 357 PARK PLACE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GLOBE PARK SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 192 AVENUE A; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HARRIS SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 60 HIGH SCHOOL STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GOVERNOR ARAM J. POTHIER SCHOO (Students: 426; Location: 420 ROBINSON STREET; Grades: PK – 02)
  • BERNON HEIGHTS SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 657 LOGEE STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LEO A. SAVOIE SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: 980 MENDON ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CITIZENS MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 397; Location: 250 WINTHROP STREET; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • KEVIN K. COLEMAN SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 96 SECOND AVENUE; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • SOCIAL STREET SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 706 SOCIAL STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FIFTH AVENUE SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 65 FIFTH AVENUE; Grades: 01 – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Woonsocket:

  • GREATER WOONSOCKET CATHOLIC (Students: 923; Location: FEDERAL ST PO BOX 487; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH/GOOD SHEPHERD REGION (Students: 353; Location: 1210 MENDON ROAD; Grades: 4 – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORIES REGL SCH (Students: 204; Location: 148 SPRING; Grades: KG – 3)
  • MSGR GADOURY REC SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 1371 PARK AVENUE; Grades: PK – 3)
  • THE ARC OF NORTHERN R I (Students: 12; Location: 80 FABIEN STREET; Grades: 2 – 2)

Libraries

Library in Woonsocket:

  • WOONSOCKET HARRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $914,700; Location: 303 CLINTON STREET; 106,063 books; 1,028 audio materials; 1,730 video materials; 133 serial subscriptions)

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