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The county is in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 641,883. This was an increase of  3.26% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$36,950
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Providence County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Providence County was $28,301. This was an increase of 20.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 92% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Providence
Census 2000 highlights: Largest county in the state (by population); ranked first in the state for population growth during the 1990s

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3% of Providence County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Providence County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Providence County include Abigal Cemetery, Angel Cemetery, Arnold Mill Cemetery, Ballou Cemetery, Bethany Cemetery, Brown and Bucklin Families Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Buxton Cemetery, Chepachet Cemetery, Clarks Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Providence County include Ashton, Blackstone, Burrillville, Central Falls, Charles, College Hill, Cranston, Cumberland, Downtown, East Providence ... View communities

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Colleges in Providence County include Brown University, Bryant College, Johnson & Wales University, Providence College, Rhode Island College, Rhode Island School of Design ... View colleges

School districts in Providence County include Burrillville Schools Dist, Central Falls Schools Dist, Cranston Schools Dist, Cumberland Schools Dist, East Providence Schools Dist, Foster - Glocester Reg Dist, Foster Elem Schools Dist, Glocester Elem Schools Dist, Johnston Schools Dist, Lincoln Schools Dist ... View school districts

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Libraries in Providence County include Anne Ide Fuller Branch, Arlington Branch, Auburn Branch, Central Falls Free Public Library, Cranston Public Library, Cumberland Public Library, East Providence Public Library, East Smithfield Public Library, Fairmount Branch, Foster Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Providence County include Blackstone Valley Breeze, East Providence Post, Pawtucket Times, Providence Journal, Woonsocket Call ... View newspapers

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Hotels in Providence County include Comfort Inn Pawtucket, Comfort Suites Smithfield, Courtyard by Marriott, Courtyard Providence Lincoln, Days Inn Cranston Warwick, Extended Stay East Providence, Fairfield Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, Holiday Inn Hotels, Radisson Hotel Providence Harbor ... More hotels

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