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|People QuickFacts||Providence County||Rhode Island|
|Population, 2013 estimate||628,600||1,051,511|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||626,667||1,052,567|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||0.3%||-0.1%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.8%||5.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||21.2%||20.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||14.0%||15.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.5%||51.6%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||80.4%||85.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||11.1%||7.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.2%||0.9%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||4.2%||3.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.2%||0.2%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||2.9%||2.5%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||20.3%||13.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||65.1%||75.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||85.2%||86.3%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||17.9%||13.0%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||29.6%||21.0%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||80.2%||84.8%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||25.9%||30.8%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||22.9||23.4|
|Housing units, 2013||263,127||461,640|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||54.4%||61.2%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||52.2%||40.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$236,700||$259,400|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.51||2.46|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$26,175||$30,005|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$49,213||$56,102|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||16.5%||13.2%|
|Business QuickFacts||Providence County||Rhode Island|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||15,505||28,0341|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||251,373||402,9771|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-1.1%||-0.8%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||39,638||73,154|
|Total number of firms, 2007||51,806||96,822|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||5.5%||3.3%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||0.5%||0.4%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||2.6%||2.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||9.7%||6.0%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||28.1%||27.3%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||6,422,854||12,061,517|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||5,856,937||9,182,788|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||5,924,945||12,286,485|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$9,430||$11,646|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,065,946||2,148,674|
|Building permits, 2012||208||731|
|Geography QuickFacts||Providence County||Rhode Island|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||409.50||1,033.81|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,530.3||1,018.1|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area|