Providence, Rhode Island 

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Economy in Providence, Rhode Island

Providence has an unemployment rate of 5.1%. The US average is 3.9%.

Providence has seen the job market increase by 1.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.6%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Providence
- The Sales Tax Rate for Providence is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Providence is 3.8%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Providence
- The average income of a Providence resident is $21,924 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Providence resident is $37,514 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYProvidence, Rhode IslandUnited States
  5.1%3.9%
  1.5%1.6%
  28.6%33.5%
  7.0%7.3%
  3.8%4.6%
  $24,052$31,177
  $40,366$57,652
  $47,990$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  4.0%6.2%
  12.0%10.4%
  2.4%2.7%
  10.9%11.6%
  2.5%4.1%
  0.3%0.9%
  1.6%2.1%
  3.3%4.7%
  1.3%1.9%
  4.9%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  5.2%4.3%
  14.7%9.3%
  17.4%13.8%
  2.2%2.2%
  9.9%7.4%
  4.9%4.9%
  2.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Providence    19 Reviews
    LOVIN IT - 8/13/2018
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    How is Providence RI? - 2/26/2016
    I currently live in Rockford IL and just graduated college for broadcasting. I want to move out of this depressing, negative city and was thinking about Providence,... Read More

    Providence is the most pot smoking city US I've ev - 9/15/2014
    And I've been to San Francisco and Seattle, so that's saying a lot. If you like pot, good for you, my annoyance is with all the people who smoke pot plainly in... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
    02909 02908 02907 02906 02905 02903 02912

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