StatisticPawtucketRhode IslandNational
Population71,3891,059,361328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8,1981,02191
Median age36.439.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%42%43%
Speak English60%78%79%
Speak Spanish19%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Pawtucket is 703% higher than Rhode Island
  • The median age in Pawtucket is 9% lower than Rhode Island
  • In Pawtucket 63.26% of the population is White
  • In Pawtucket 18.92% of the population is Black
  • In Pawtucket 1.62% of the population is Asian

Compare Pawtucket, RI Demographics

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      Pawtucket population breakdown by race

      RacePawtucketRhode IslandNational
      White63.26%80.99%73.35%
      Black18.92%6.53%12.63%
      Asian1.62%3.28%5.22%
      American Indian0.49%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.13%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race4.86%2.85%3.06%
      Other race10.72%5.81%4.75%
      In Pawtucket, 22.7% 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 Pawtucket, RI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).