Cranston, RI Demographic Data

Cranston, RI Summary

Cranston is located in Providence County in Rhode Island
  • Population: 80,539
  • Area: 29.94 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 28.34 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1.60 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 2,690.01 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 194.88 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Cranston, RI Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
40,571
50%
50.8
Male
40,454
50%
49.2
Total Population
81,025
 
323,128,000

Cranston, RI Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
3,584
4.4% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
3,624
4.5% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
4,536
5.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
4,651
5.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
5,677
7.0% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
11,370
14.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
9,691
12.0% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
11,572
14.3% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
5,521
6.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
4,865
6.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
9,109
11.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
4,136
5.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
2,689
3.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
66,826
82.5%
77.2
Female
33,625
50.3%
51.3
Male
33,201
49.7%
48.7
21 Years and over
64,038
79.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
19,016
23.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
15,934
19.7%
15.2
Female
8,836
55.5%
55.8
Male
7,098
44.5%
44.2
Median Age (years)
42
0.0%
0.0

Cranston, RI Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
79,230
97.8% 
96.8
White
68,119
84.1% 
72.6
Black or African American
3,943
4.9% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
350
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
3,904
4.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
48
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
2,866
3.5% 
5.1
Two or More Races
1,795
2.2% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
13,676
16.9% 
17.8
Mexican
1,085
1.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
2,271
2.8% 
1.7
Cuban
451
0.6% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
9,869
12.2% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
67,349
83.1% 
82.2

Cranston, RI Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,900
4.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,872
4.9% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
18,713
31.7% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
10,209
17.3% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
5,134
8.7% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
11,107
18.8% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
8,018
13.6% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
5,772
9.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
53,181
90.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
19,125
32.4%
31.2

Cranston, RI Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
27,263
39.4%
33.7%
Now Married
29,404
42.4%
47.5
Divorced
7,727
11.2%
11.0%
Separated
527
0.8%
2.0
Widowed
4,360
6.3
5.8%

Cranston, RI Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
57,837
74.7%
78.4%
Languages other than english
19,604
25.3%
21.6%
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Cranston, RI Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
1,236
4.0%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
1,408
4.5%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
2,673
8.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
2,912
9.3%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
3,836
12.3%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
5,962
19.1%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
3,969
12.7%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
6,136
19.7%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,875
6.0%
5.8
$200,000 or more
1,147
3.7%
6.4
Median household income
67,275
 
57,617
Per capita income
32,011
 
31,128

Cranston, RI Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
302
0.7%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
2,941
7.2%
9.8
Construction
1,405
3.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
12,650
30.8%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
2,411
5.9%
6.6
Information
823
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
5,077
12.4%
10.1
Other services except public administration
2,135
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
4,355
10.6%
11.4
Public administration
1,932
4.7%
4.6
Retail trade
5,464
13.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,016
2.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
592
1.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,865
4.5%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
17,982
43.7%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
3,633
8.8%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
9,940
24.2%
23.3%
Service occupations
7,683
18.7%
18.1%

Cranston, RI Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
39,487
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
34,350
87.0%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,995
5.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
1,314
3.3%
5.1
Walked
357
0.9%
2.7
Other means
398
1.0%
1.8
Worked at home
1,073
2.7%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.0
 
26.6

Cranston, RI Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
2,466
7.9%
8.7
1 vehicles
11,326
36.4%
33.2
2 vehicles
12,222
39.2%
37.1
3 or more
5,140
16.5%
21.0

Cranston, RI Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
31,154
91.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
21,488
69.0%
63.1
Renter Occupied
9,666
31.0%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
2,996
8.8%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
1.9
0.0%
2.5

Cranston, RI Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
34,150
1 room
751
2.2%
2.4
2 rooms
654
1.9%
2.7
3 rooms
4,240
12.4%
9.1
4 rooms
5,177
15.2%
16.5
5 rooms
6,024
17.6%
19.8
6 rooms
7,825
22.9%
17.8
7 rooms
4,709
13.8%
12.0
8 rooms
2,545
7.5%
8.6
9 rooms or more
2,225
6.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Cranston, RI Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
34,150
 
 
1-unit, detached
21,175
62.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
777
2.3%
5.9
2-units
4,017
11.8%
3.6
3 or 4 units
2,517
7.4%
4.4
5 to 9 units
1,292
3.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,269
3.7%
4.4
20 or more units
3,103
9.1%
9.0
Mobile home
0
0.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Cranston, RI Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
9,518
27.9%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
2,401
7.0%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
5,109
15.0%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
4,372
12.8%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
4,288
12.6%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
4,448
13.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
2,366
6.9%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
1,648
4.8%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
0
0.0%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Cranston, RI Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Cranston, RI Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
 
47295100.0
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
5,658
39.9%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,532
17.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,653
11.6%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
932
6.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
3,418
24.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
52
0.0%
0.0%

Cranston, RI Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
 
 
41,631,300 
No Cash Rent
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
965
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,674
18.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,033
11.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,106
12.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
997
11.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
656
7.4%
9.0%
35.0% or more
3,395
38.3%
40.7%
Not Computed
805
0.0%
0.0%

Cranston, RI Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
21,488
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
588
2.7%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
512
2.4%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,920
8.9%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
5,663
26.4%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
8,167
38.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
4,063
18.9%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
575
2.7%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
224,200
 
205,000
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