Census Bureau: More women than men in East Providence in 2017


Of the 47,425 people living in East Providence in 2017, 52.9 percent (25,079) were women and 47.1 percent (22,346) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Rhode Island Business Daily.

Females 18 and over outnumbered males in the same age group by a ratio of 15,341-to-14,772. In the 65 years and over age range, there were 5,696 females and 3,183 males.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau's American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

East Providence's population by sex

Sex and age range
Estimated number
Percent of total
Males 18 and over
14,772
31.1
Females 18 and over
15,341
32.3
Males 65 and over
3,183
6.7
Females 65 and over
5,696
12

Source: US Census Bureau

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