Income/capita 105%
Household income 95%
Unemployment 36%
IndexBlackstoneProvidenceRhode Island
Income per capita$61,010$22,452$31,904
Median household income$107,880$37,366$58,387
Median income owner occupied$0$70,641$82,124
Median income renter occupied$0$25,603$31,519
Median earnings male$65,354$26,468$39,186
Median earnings female$48,748$18,417$28,429
Unemployment rate3.0%6.9%5.0%
Poverty leveln/a28.2%13.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Blackstone is 105% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Blackstone is 95% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Blackstone is 36% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Blackstone is equal to the national average

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      Blackstone employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.0%0.2%
      Manufacturing sector9.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.4%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services7.1%7.1%
      Public administration3.0%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%0.4%
      Education, health & social services43.8%59.5%

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      Cumberland Hill, RI8,014$80,62546%
      Providence, RI178,851$37,36632%

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      Providence, RI178,851$37,36632%
      Source: The Blackstone, Providence, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).