StatisticCharlesProvidenceRhode Island
Population density (sq mi)6,6019,7201,021
Median age35.229.439.9
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a35%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%53%42%
Speak Englishn/a51%78%
Speak Spanishn/a37%12%

Key findings

  • The population density in Charles is 32% lower than Providence
  • The median age in Charles is 20% higher than Providence
  • In Charles 42.74% of the population is White
  • In Charles 31.55% of the population is Black
  • In Charles 1.05% of the population is Asian

Compare Providence, RI Demographics


      Charles population breakdown by race

      RaceCharlesProvidenceRhode Island
      American Indian0.00%1.31%0.49%
      Native Hawaiian0.37%0.08%0.05%
      Mixed race9.06%4.14%2.85%
      Other race15.23%20.90%5.81%
      In Charles, 41.7% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Charles age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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