Income/capita 24%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 25%
IndexValleyProvidenceRhode Island
Income per capita$22,670$22,452$31,904
Median household income$42,739$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$29,889$26,468$39,186
Median earnings female$24,606$18,417$28,429
Unemployment rate5.8%6.9%5.0%
Poverty leveln/a28.2%13.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Valley is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Valley is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Valley is 25% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Valley is equal to the national average

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      Valley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector22.7%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%10.8%
      Public administration2.2%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.9%32.2%

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      Norton Center, MA2,732$111,131101%
      Harmony, RI909$100,36881%
      Greene, RI728$86,33356%
      Chepachet, RI1,863$85,92455%
      Mansfield Center, MA7,763$84,26352%
      Providence, RI178,851$37,36632%

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      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 Valley, Providence, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).