Businesses in Providence, Rhode Island


Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 26.4%
 Professional Services: 13.7%
 Shopping: 12.2%
 Restaurants: 7.6%
 Industry: 5.4%
 Other: 34.7%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair25833.1 years4.31.5
Beauty salons27221.5 years4.41.5
Hairdressers24522.7 years4.31.4
Public administration28943.9 years3.91.6
Social work29035.2 years3.41.6
Higher education (colleges and universities)21640.6 years4.31.2
Finance other24945.4 years3.91.4
Loan companies33328.5 years4.11.9
Grocery stores and supermarkets22023.7 years4.11.2
General contractors27527.8 years4.01.6
Real estate45329.2 years4.22.6
Construction of buildings20034 years3.61.1
Other membership organizations29739.5 years4.31.7
Dentists19131.8 years4.51.1
Health and medical5,27727.8 years4.029.8
Pediatricians35827.6 years3.82.0
Physicians and surgeons2,21328.3 years4.012.5
Physiotherapy20724.3 years4.11.2
Psychiatrists and psychotherapists40225.5 years3.52.3
Accountants18327.4 years4.31.0
Corporate management35923.7 years4.32.0
Lawyers legal1,16625.8 years4.76.6
Scientific and technical services31825.9 years4.41.8
Specialized design19526.8 years4.41.1
Churches27650.2 years4.51.6
Bars, pubs and taverns25019.1 years4.31.4
Clothing stores23224.7 years4.31.3
Electronics stores21223.1 years3.91.2
Shopping other27031.4 years4.31.5
Area of Providence, Rhode Island25.5 sq mi
Male Population85,226 (48.1%)
Female Population92,017 (51.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +12.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -0.3%
Median Age28.7
Male Median Age28.1
Female Median Age29.2
Area Codes401
NeighborhoodsBlackstone, College Hill, Downtown Providence, Elmhurst, Federal Hill, Hope, Jewelry District, Lower South Providence, Mount Hope, Smith Hill, Upper South Providence, Valley, Wayland
Local TimeMonday 1:57 PM
TimezoneEastern Daylight Time
Weather73.0°F clear sky
Lat & Lng41.82399° / -71.41283°
Zip Codes0290102902029030290402905More

Providence, Rhode Island - Map

Providence, Rhode Island Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density6,173 / mi²6,702 / mi²6,968 / mi²6,950 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Providence, Rhode Island Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 0.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Providence, Rhode Island+12.6%+3.7%-0.3%
Rhode Island+7.9%+2.7%-0.9%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Providence, Rhode Island Median Age

Median Age: 28.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Providence, Rhode Island28.7 years29.2 years28.1 years
Rhode Island39.8 years41.3 years38.1 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Providence, Rhode Island Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 56,1575,92512,082
85 Plus8932,0262,919
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Providence, Rhode Island Population Density

Population Density: 6,950 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Providence, Rhode Island177,24325.5 sq mi6,950 / mi²
Rhode Island1.0 million1,544.9 sq mi675.3 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Providence, Rhode Island Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1780 to 2015
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island
 Upper South Providence: 15.4%
 Downtown Providence: 12.8%
 College Hill: 6.7%
 Federal Hill: 5.6%
 Other: 59.4%

Business distribution by price for Providence, Rhode Island

 Moderate: 47.4%
 Inexpensive: 40.5%
 Expensive: 10%
 Very Expensive: 2.2%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Providence, Rhode Island CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Providence, Rhode Island2,349,756 t13.3 t92,146 t/mi²
Rhode Island14,716,552 t14.1 t9,525 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Providence, Rhode Island CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)2,349,756 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
1/12/153:36 AM3.341.5 km5,400 m0km NE of Wauregan,
3/22/9612:22 PM3.120.6 km11,900 msouthern New
10/2/947:36 AM3.389.3 km10,000 msouthern New
10/2/944:27 AM3.792.1 km10,000 msouthern New
12/20/779:44 AM3.159.2 kmNonesouthern New
3/11/7612:29 AM3.533.8 kmNonesouthern New

Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is the capital and most populous city in Rhode Island. Founded in 1636, it is one of the oldest cities in the United States. It is located in Providence County, and is the third-largest city in the New England region after Boston and Worce..  ︎  Providence, Rhode Island Wikipedia Page

Zip Codes

Percentage of businesses by Zip Codes in Providence, Rhode Island
 Zip Code 02903: 35%
 Zip Code 02906: 16.4%
 Zip Code 02908: 11.3%
 Zip Code 02905: 10.5%
 Zip Code 02909: 8.7%
 Zip Code 02904: 8.1%
 Zip Code 02907: 7.8%
 Other: 2.2%

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