East Providence employment information

IndexEast ProvidenceRhode IslandNational
Income per capita$28,438$31,904$29,829
Median household income$52,550$58,387$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,402$82,124$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,964$31,519$35,192
Median earnings male$40,457$39,186$36,919
Median earnings female$32,328$28,429$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level10.8%13.8%15.1%
The East Providence, RI employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in East Providence is $28,438, which is 11% lower than than the Rhode Island average and 5% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $52,550, which is 10% lower than than the Rhode Island average and 5% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in East Providence is 5%, which is 15% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in East Providence is 11% which is 29% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$35,029$52,550$105,100
City
$38,920$58,387$116,774
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in East Providence is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in East Providence is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in East Providence is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in East Providence is 29% lower than the national average.

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East Providence employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%0.9%
Manufacturing sector14.2%0.5%
Financial & insurance services3.4%7.6%
Wholesale & retail services18.3%11.6%
Public administration4.6%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%2.2%
Education, health & social services14.7%43.1%
Other24.8%24.7%

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Attleboro, MA44,121$69,73226%
East Providence, RI47,260$52,5505%

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Minot, ND47,338$62,32413%
Wauwatosa, WI47,388$70,63228%
Lawrence, IN47,415$48,65012%
East Providence, RI47,260$52,5505%
Source: The East Providence, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).