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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexWoonsocketRhode IslandNational
Income per capita$25,620$31,904$29,829
Median household income$44,310$58,387$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,449$82,124$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,176$31,519$35,192
Median earnings male$38,889$39,186$36,919
Median earnings female$27,544$28,429$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level21.0%13.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Woonsocket is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Woonsocket is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Woonsocket is 11% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Woonsocket is 39% higher than the national average

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      $29,537 $44,310 $88,620
      $38,920 $58,387 $116,774
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Woonsocket median earnings by income bracket

      Woonsocket employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.8%12.8%
      Manufacturing sector18.7%18.7%
      Financial & insurance services4.6%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services17.3%17.3%
      Public administration1.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%7.9%
      Education, health & social services11.8%11.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Medfield, MA6,668$147,868167.3%
      Franklin Town, MA33,644$118,193113.6%
      Hopedale, MA3,643$108,61196.3%
      Walpole, MA6,211$98,79578.6%
      Millis-Clicquot, MA4,455$96,34374.1%
      Woonsocket, RI41,616$44,31019.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA41,635$146,163164.2%
      Catonsville, MD41,592$91,53965.5%
      Mableton, GA41,647$68,77724.3%
      La Quinta, CA41,650$75,72436.9%
      Leominster, MA41,581$63,11914.1%
      Woonsocket, RI41,616$44,31019.9%
      Source: The Woonsocket, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).