Providence County

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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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    Consummation of the transactions involving the Institutions remains subject to the appeal process for the ruling entered by Judge Krause on April 17, 1992, in the receivership proceedings for the Institutions in the Superior Court of Providence County, Rhode Island.
    Consummation of these transactions remains contingent upon a variety of conditions including the qualification of an Indenture under the Trust Indenture Act of 1939 administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission; approval by the Superior Court of Providence County, Rhode Island, after notice of and a hearing on the fairness of the transactions involving the receivership; and final satisfaction of the Office of Thrift Supervision and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as to various aspects of the transactions.
    Consummation of these transactions remains contingent upon a variety of conditions including the receipt of a private letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service; the qualification of an Indenture under the Trust Indenture Act of 1939 administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission; approval by the Superior Court of Providence County, Rhode Island, after notice of and a hearing on the fairness of the transactions involving the receivership; and receipt of the written approval and evaluation of any conditions to repurchase the stock held by the FSLIC Resolution Fund administered by the FDIC.
    Consummation of the transactions remains contingent upon a variety of conditions and uncertainties including action by the Office of Thrift Supervision, the receipt of a private letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service, the qualification of an Indenture under the Trust Indenture Act of 1939 administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission, and approval by the Superior Court of Providence County, Rhode Island after notice of and a hearing on the fairness of the transactions involving the receiverships.
    The transaction involving the Rhode Island institutions also remains subject to a variety of conditions and uncertainties, including among other things, requisite approval by the Office of Thrift Supervision and the FDIC; the receipt of a private letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service; qualification of the Indenture governing the Debentures under the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission; and approval by the Superior Court of Providence County, Rhode Island after notice of and a hearing on the fairness of the transactions involving the receiverships.

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