Everything You Need to Know About the City of Woonsocket Rhode Island

In 2017, Woonsocket, Rhode Island had a population of 41.5k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $38,340 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Woonsocket, RI grew from 41,272 to 41,508, a 0.572  percent increase, and its median household income grew from $37,235 dollars to $38,340 dollars, a 2.97 percent increase.

The population of Woonsocket, RI is 65 percent White Alone, 17.3 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 7.25 percent Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Woonsocket, RI speak a non-English language, and 93.7 percent are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Woonsocket, RI is $158,500 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 36.8 percent. Most people in Woonsocket, RI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Woonsocket, RI is 2 cars per household.


Health in Woonsocket

90.6 percent of the population of Woonsocket, RI has health coverage, with 38.9 percent on employee plans, 27.1 percent on Medicaid, 10.5 percent on Medicare, 13.2 percent on non-group plans, and 1.01 percent on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Woonsocket, RI was $9,551 dollars in 2014. This is a 4.27 percent increase from the previous year ($9,160 dollars).

Primary care physicians in Woonsocket, RI see 1049 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.285 percent decrease from the previous year (1052 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1663 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 231 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Providence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (9.7 percent). Additionally, Kent County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.2 percent).


Economy in Woonsocket

The economy of Woonsocket, RI employs 18.4k people and Woonsocket has an unemployment rate of 5.4 percent. Woonsocket has seen the job market increase by 1.5 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 27.8 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Woonsocket, RI are Retail Trade (2,875 people), Manufacturing (2,694 people), and health Care & Social Assistance (2,768 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($99,453 dollars), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($65,106 dollars), and Public Administration ($64,500 dollars).

Households in Woonsocket, RI have a median annual income of $38,340 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,235 dollars in 2016, which represents a 2.97 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Woonsocket

– The Sales Tax Rate for Woonsocket is 7.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Woonsocket is 3.8 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Woonsocket

– The average earnings of a Woonsocket resident are $21,716 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Woonsocket resident is $35,216 dollars a year.