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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 $65,083 in 2018, the latest figures available. Providence median household income is $743 higher than the median Rhode Island household income and $3,146 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Providence median household income) will be released in September of 2020. 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

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Rhode Island $64,340 -1.66% +4.53%
Providence $65,083 -2.59% +4.14%

Trends in Providence, RI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Providence is $65,083. Real median household income peaked in 2017 at $66,816 and is now $1,733 (2.59%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Providence, Rhode Island, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Providence

Date US Rhode Island Providence
2018 $61,937 $64,340 $65,083
2017 $61,807 $65,427 $66,816
2016 $60,291 $63,408 $64,823
2015 $59,116 $61,551 $62,497
2014 $56,969 $58,279 $59,282
2013 $56,415 $60,358 $59,443
2012 $56,288 $59,776 $59,435
2011 $56,507 $60,014 $59,921
2010 $57,762 $60,310 $59,942
2009 $58,921 $63,494 $63,592
2008 $60,829 $65,122 $65,399
2007 $61,601 $65,034 $65,606

Providence Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Providence was $83,667 in 2018. Compared to the median Rhode Island family income, Providence median family income is $545 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Providence will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Providence Rhode Island

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Rhode Island $84,212 -2.78% +3.69%
Providence $83,667 -2.58% +3.21%

Trends in Providence, RI Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Providence is $83,667. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $85,886 and is now $2,219 (2.58%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Providence, Rhode Island, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Providence

Date US Rhode Island Providence
2018 $76,401 $84,212 $83,667
2017 $75,692 $86,618 $85,886
2016 $74,360 $81,557 $83,742
2015 $72,348 $81,212 $81,063
2014 $69,978 $75,608 $76,648
2013 $69,134 $77,316 $76,906
2012 $68,512 $78,117 $77,454
2011 $68,763 $77,881 $77,644
2010 $69,953 $78,269 $77,229
2009 $71,663 $81,364 $81,913
2008 $74,083 $84,168 $83,244
2007 $74,267 $85,210 $84,178

Providence Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Providence was $34,960 in 2018. Compared to the median Rhode Island per capita income, Providence median per capita income is $39 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Providence will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Providence Rhode Island

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Rhode Island $34,999 -1.00% +3.55%
Providence $34,960 -2.35% +4.82%

Trends in Providence, RI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Providence is $34,960. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $35,802 and is now $842 (2.35%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Providence, Rhode Island, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Providence

Date US Rhode Island Providence
2018 $33,831 $34,999 $34,960
2017 $33,187 $35,352 $35,802
2016 $32,573 $34,540 $34,686
2015 $31,775 $33,798 $33,351
2014 $30,672 $32,733 $32,147
2013 $30,431 $33,199 $32,247
2012 $29,934 $32,202 $31,505
2011 $29,884 $32,758 $32,518
2010 $30,077 $31,932 $31,315
2009 $30,984 $33,756 $33,114
2008 $32,255 $33,918 $33,527
2007 $32,400 $33,722 $33,497