Providence County

Providence County, Rhode Island

1 Dorrance Plaza
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 458-5400

In northern RI; original county, organized as the County of Providence Plantations Jun 22, 1703; name modified Jun 16, 1729. Name Origin: For the city, its county seat

Area (sq mi):: 435.82 (land 413.27; water 22.56) Population per square mile: 1547.80
Population 2005: 639,653 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 621,602 (White 73.80%; Black or African American 6.50%; Hispanic or Latino 13.40%; Asian 2.90%; Other 12.20%). Foreign born: 15.60%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,255; median household $36,950; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,670-$29,505
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Providence County seat (178,126)
  • Cranston (81,986)
  • Pawtucket (74,254)
  • East Providence (49,765)
  • Woonsocket (44,534)
  • Central Falls (19,292)

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    Westfall, 31, formerly of Millbury and Sutton, was sentenced in May 2007 to 20 years' imprisonment, with seven years to be served, after pleading no contest in Providence County Superior Court in Rhode Island to three counts of second-degree child molestation.
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    Westfall, 29, formerly of 4 Providence Road, Sutton, was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court, according to Berryl Kenyon, a spokeswoman for the Rhode Island attorney general's office.

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