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Providence, Rhode Island
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Providence is 97% more densely populated than Worcester.
People are 18.8% more likely to be married in Worcester.
The Median Age is 4.7 years younger in Providence.

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PEOPLE
 Providence, RIWorcester, MAUnited States
 Population179,207184,815321,418,820
 Population - 2010178,286179,994308,745,538
 Population - 2000173,618172,648285,036,114
 Population - 1990160,728169,759251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now11.50%8.87%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now3.22%7.05%12.76%
 Pop. Density9,7404,94591
 Land Area18373,531,905
 Water Area21264,837
 Median Age28.833.537.4
 Female Population51.67%52.16%50.81%
 Male Population48.33%47.84%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Providence, RIWorcester, MAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.24%6.73%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.91%5.98%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.32%5.61%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.23%3.61%4.03%
 Age 18 to 209.88%7.00%4.35%
 Age 21 to 249.78%7.48%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.89%15.51%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.20%12.21%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5410.91%12.93%14.09%
 Age 55 to 594.87%6.13%6.57%
 Age 60 to 643.98%4.59%5.72%
 Age 65 to 744.56%5.91%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.64%3.82%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.59%2.50%1.85%
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 RACE
 Providence, RIWorcester, MAUnited States
 White36.46%59.06%62.77%
 Black12.68%11.07%12.24%
 Asian6.33%6.72%4.95%
 Native American0.81%0.22%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.10%0.07%0.16%
 Other0.82%0.36%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.43%1.99%2.13%
 Hispanic40.36%20.53%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic59.64%79.47%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Providence, RIWorcester, MAUnited States
 Households60,96768,000116,211,000
 Family Households34,91039,71276,958,100
 Non Family Households26,05728,28839,253,000
 Household Size2.692.522.63
 Married Population32.57%38.68%50.58%
 Single Population67.43%61.32%49.42%
 Now Married29.13%36.28%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.44%2.40%2.17%
 Never Married54.06%43.74%32.55%
 Widowed4.77%6.37%5.95%
 Divorced8.60%11.21%10.92%
 Married, w/children24.47%27.14%31.68%
 Married, no children25.90%32.24%41.44%
 Single, w/children34.73%25.52%16.94%
 Single, no children14.90%15.10%9.95%

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