Income/capita 39%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 161%
IndexSouth ElmwoodProvidenceRhode Island
Income per capita$18,124$22,452$31,904
Median household income$47,276$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$37,995$26,468$39,186
Median earnings female$21,818$18,417$28,429
Unemployment rate12.2%6.9%5.0%
Poverty leveln/a28.2%13.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Elmwood is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Elmwood is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Elmwood is 161% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Elmwood is equal to the national average

Best Places for Employment in and Around South Elmwood

See all the best places to live around South Elmwood

Compare Providence, RI Employment

      How would you rate the job market in South Elmwood?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      How accessible is public transit in South Elmwood?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all South Elmwood poll results

      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      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.

      South Elmwood median earnings by income bracket

      South Elmwood employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%6.4%
      Wholesale & retail services7.9%8.0%
      Public administration1.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.5%5.0%
      Education, health & social services27.5%56.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Norton Center, MA2,732$111,131101%
      Harmony, RI909$100,36881%
      Chepachet, RI1,863$85,92455%
      Cumberland Hill, RI8,014$80,62546%
      Greenville, RI8,425$77,37540%
      Providence, RI178,851$37,36632%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Santa Clarita, CA180,303$85,04254%
      Newport News, VA181,606$50,0899%
      Port St. Lucie, FL175,652$50,8298%
      Brownsville, TX182,110$34,25538%
      Chattanooga, TN175,462$41,27825%
      Providence, RI178,851$37,36632%
      Source: The South Elmwood, Providence, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).