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Providence-New Bedford-Fall River Rhode Island Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Providence-New Bedford-Fall River Rhode Island metro area was $65,226 in 2017, the latest figures available. Providence median household income is $1,356 higher than the median Rhode Island household income and $4,890 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Providence median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Providence-New Bedford-Fall River are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Providence Rhode Island

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Rhode Island $63,870 +3.18% +12.27%
Providence $65,226 +3.07% +12.71%

Trends in Providence, RI Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $65,226, the median household income for Providence was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Providence, Rhode Island, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Providence

Date US Rhode Island Providence
2017 $60,336 $63,870 $65,226
2016 $58,856 $61,899 $63,281
2015 $57,709 $60,087 $61,010
2014 $55,613 $56,892 $57,871
2013 $55,072 $58,921 $58,028
2012 $54,948 $58,352 $58,020
2011 $55,162 $58,586 $58,495
2010 $56,388 $58,875 $58,516
2009 $57,519 $61,983 $62,078
2008 $59,382 $63,573 $63,843
2007 $60,135 $63,486 $64,045
2006 $59,051 $63,149 $63,129

Providence Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Providence was $83,842 in 2017. Compared to the median Rhode Island family income, Providence median family income is $715 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Providence will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Providence Rhode Island

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Rhode Island $84,557 +6.20% +14.56%
Providence $83,842 +2.56% +12.05%

Trends in Providence, RI Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $83,842, the median family income for Providence was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Providence, Rhode Island, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Providence

Date US Rhode Island Providence
2017 $73,891 $84,557 $83,842
2016 $72,591 $79,617 $81,749
2015 $70,627 $79,280 $79,134
2014 $68,313 $73,808 $74,824
2013 $67,488 $75,475 $75,075
2012 $66,880 $76,257 $75,610
2011 $67,126 $76,027 $75,796
2010 $68,289 $76,407 $75,392
2009 $69,958 $79,427 $79,963
2008 $72,321 $82,166 $81,263
2007 $72,500 $83,183 $82,175
2006 $71,330 $78,895 $79,285

Providence Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Providence was $34,950 in 2017. Compared to the median Rhode Island per capita income, Providence median per capita income is $439 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Providence will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Providence Rhode Island

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Rhode Island $34,511 +2.35% +8.00%
Providence $34,950 +3.22% +11.37%

Trends in Providence, RI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $34,950, the per capita income for Providence was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Providence, Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Providence

Date US Rhode Island Providence
2017 $32,397 $34,511 $34,950
2016 $31,798 $33,718 $33,861
2015 $31,019 $32,994 $32,557
2014 $29,942 $31,954 $31,382
2013 $29,706 $32,409 $31,479
2012 $29,221 $31,435 $30,755
2011 $29,173 $31,979 $31,744
2010 $29,361 $31,173 $30,570
2009 $30,246 $32,953 $32,326
2008 $31,488 $33,111 $32,730
2007 $31,629 $32,920 $32,700
2006 $30,795 $31,611 $31,388