Woonsocket employment information

IndexWoonsocketRhode IslandNational
Income per capita$21,716$30,765$28,555
Median household income$35,216$56,423$53,482
Median income owner occupied$64,288$78,894$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,410$30,750$33,219
Median earnings male$35,051$38,201$36,116
Median earnings female$26,817$27,431$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%6.2%5.8%
Poverty level26.1%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Woonsocket is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Woonsocket is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Woonsocket is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Woonsocket is 67% higher than the national average.

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Woonsocket median earnings by income bracket

Woonsocket employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.7%0.7%
Manufacturing sector22.6%0.9%
Financial & insurance services1.2%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services21.8%18.6%
Public administration2.7%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%2.3%
Education, health & social services7.7%37.8%

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Medfield, MA5,964$115,213115%
Franklin Town, MA32,393$101,98091%
Millis-Clicquot, MA4,260$95,18578%
Upton, MA3,319$85,73560%
Hopedale, MA3,858$84,19657%
Woonsocket, RI41,136$35,21634%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Urbandale, IA41,157$79,90949%
Wilkes-Barre, PA41,202$31,36141%
Linden, NJ41,054$62,77817%
Findlay, OH41,297$43,94818%
Leominster, MA40,954$59,26311%
Woonsocket, RI41,136$35,21634%
Source: The Woonsocket, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.