Cranston employment information

IndexCranstonRhode IslandNational
Income per capita$29,878$30,765$28,555
Median household income$58,684$56,423$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,816$78,894$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,820$30,750$33,219
Median earnings male$39,975$38,201$36,116
Median earnings female$29,943$27,431$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%6.2%5.8%
Poverty level11.2%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cranston is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cranston is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cranston is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cranston is 28% lower than the national average.

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Cranston median earnings by income bracket

Cranston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.8%0.7%
Manufacturing sector14.4%0.2%
Financial & insurance services4.2%6.8%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%14.3%
Public administration7.4%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%1.2%
Education, health & social services12.3%41.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Norton Center, MA2,870$108,800103%
Clayville, RI119$105,41797%
Greene, RI849$97,16782%
Chepachet, RI1,510$78,75047%
Cumberland Hill, RI8,194$75,99642%
Cranston, RI80,680$58,68410%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Farmington Hills, MI80,682$71,06133%
Parma, OH80,699$49,5687%
Chino, CA80,810$72,55436%
Mission, TX80,538$43,59218%
Merced, CA80,490$38,91727%
Cranston, RI80,680$58,68410%
Source: The Cranston, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.