StatisticDowntownProvidenceRhode Island
Population density (sq mi)8,5909,7201,021
Median age32.929.439.9
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a35%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1824%53%42%
Speak Englishn/a51%78%
Speak Spanishn/a37%12%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 12% lower than Providence
  • The median age in Downtown is 12% higher than Providence
  • In Downtown 56.30% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 11.92% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 18.73% of the population is Asian

Compare Providence, RI Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      RaceDowntownProvidenceRhode Island
      American Indian3.82%1.31%0.49%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.05%
      Mixed race4.94%4.14%2.85%
      Other race4.30%20.90%5.81%
      In Downtown, 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

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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