U.S. Beacon September 23, 2020

Woonsocket, RI

Providence County, Rhode Island

Latitude: 42.001731     Longitude: -71.507223
Population 44,328 (2005)
Elevation of Woonsocket, Rhode Island: 162 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4480780, place: Woonsocket city, Rhode Island)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 33,181 (100%)
In labor force: 20,650 (62.23%)
--Civilian labor force: 20,629 (62.17%)
----Employed: 19,315 (58.21%)
----Unemployed: 1,314 (3.96%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 6.4%
--Armed Forces: 21 (0.06%)
Not in labor force: 12,531 (37.77%)
Females 16 years and over: 17,804 (53.66%)
In labor force: 9,732 (29.33%)
--Civilian labor force: 9,732 (29.33%)
----Employed: 9,188 (27.69%)
Own children under 6 years: 3,801 (11.46%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,947 (5.87%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 18,729 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 14,852 (79.3%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 2,629 (14.04%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 216 (1.15%)
Walked: 636 (3.4%)
Other means: 178 (0.95%)
Worked at home: 218 (1.16%)
Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 19,315 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 3,947 (20.43%)
Service occupations: 3,294 (17.05%)
Sales and office occupations: 5,468 (28.31%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 14 (0.07%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 1,828 (9.46%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 4,764 (24.66%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 49 (0.25%)
Construction: 1,252 (6.48%)
Manufacturing: 4,609 (23.86%)
Wholesale trade.: 939 (4.86%)
Retail trade: 3,034 (15.71%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 763 (3.95%)
Information: 319 (1.65%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 1,092 (5.65%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 1,344 (6.96%)
Educational, health and social services: 3,435 (17.78%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 1,363 (7.06%)
Other services (except public administration): 583 (3.02%)
Public administration: 533 (2.76%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 16,912 (87.56%)
Government workers: 1,667 (8.63%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 706 (3.66%)
Unpaid family workers: 30 (0.16%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 17,771 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 3,074 (17.3%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 1,676 (9.43%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 2,702 (15.2%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 2,456 (13.82%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 3,110 (17.5%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 2,855 (16.07%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,121 (6.31%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 565 (3.18%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 106 (0.6%)
$200,000 or more: 106 (0.6%)
Median household income: $30,819

With earnings: 12,813 (72.1%)
--Mean earnings: $42,046
With Social Security income: 4,878 (27.45%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,725
With Supplemental Security Income: 1,303 (7.33%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,808
With public assistance income: 1,621 (9.12%)
--Mean public assistance income: $4,410
With retirement income: 2,511 (14.13%)
--Mean retirement income: $14,419

Families: 10,819 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,366 (12.63%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 709 (6.55%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,366 (12.63%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,316 (12.16%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 2,119 (19.59%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 2,267 (20.95%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 1,006 (9.3%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 527 (4.87%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 80 (0.74%)
$200,000 or more: 63 (0.58%)
Median family income: $38,353

Per capita income: $16,223

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $31,465
Female full-time, year-round workers: $24,638

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 1,803 (16.67%)
--With related children under 18 years: 1,581 (14.61%)
----With related children under 5 years: 891 (8.24%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 1,270 (11.74%)
--With related children under 18 years: 1,228 (11.35%)
----With related children under 5 years: 727 (6.72%)
Individuals: 8,205 (75.84%)
--18 years and over: 4,711 (43.54%)
----65 years and over: 855 (7.9%)
--Related children under 18 years: 3,413 (31.55%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 2,268 (20.96%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 2,419 (22.36%)

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