Central Falls demographics profile

StatisticCentral FallsRhode IslandNational
Population density (sq mi)16,16368091
Median age28.639.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1864%42%43%
Speak English28%78%79%
Speak Spanish58%12%13%
Central Falls, RI has a population of 19,366 and is the 2,251st largest city in the United States. The population density is 16,163 per sq mi which is 2278% higher than the Rhode Island average and 17740% higher than the national average. The median age in Central Falls is 29 which is approximately 28% lower than the Rhode Island average of 40. In Central Falls, 39% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 28% speak English and 58% speak Spanish. 41% of Central Falls residents were born in Rhode Island, 14% were born out of state, 6% were born outside of the United States and 38% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Central Falls is 2278% higher than Rhode Island.
  • The median age in Central Falls is 28% lower than Rhode Island.
  • In Central Falls 51.38% of the population is White.
  • In Central Falls 21.80% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Central Falls 0.45% of the population is Asian.

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Central Falls population breakdown by race

RaceCentral FallsRhode IslandNational
Black or African American21.80%6.53%12.63%
American Indian0.88%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.58%2.85%3.06%
Other race21.89%5.81%4.75%
In Central Falls, 63.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Central Falls, RI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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