Pawtucket , Providence County, Rhode Island

City in Rhode Island

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Pawtucket is a city located in the county of Providence in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. In the 2010 census it had a population of 71,148 inhabitants and a population density of 3,049 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 72,117 inhabitants.

The city was created 350 years ago in 1670.

The city has a total area of 9.01 square miles (23.33 km2).

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Pawtucket, RI Quick Facts

Population : 72,117 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island
County : Providence County
Postal code : 02860–02862
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 23.33 km2
Altitude : 36 feet / 11 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1671 (350 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:19:29 (11th April 2021)
Zip Code : 02860
Density : 3,091 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.34% (2010-2019)

Year Population Method
2010 71,148 census
2011 71,406 estimation process
2012 71,582 estimation process
2013 71,623 estimation process
2014 71,693 estimation process
2015 71,755 estimation process
2016 71,775 estimation process
2017 71,600 estimation process
2018 71,973 estimation process
2019 72,117 estimation process

The population of Pawtucket increased by 1.34% in 9 years.

Pawtucket, RI zip code is 02860. County name: Providence, County fips: 44007

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People born in Pawtucket, RI (71)

Many people were born here, including actor and fraudster Edgar Laplante, athletics competitor Janet Moreau, politician Joseph Lyman Fisher, you can see a list of people who born in Pawtucket, RI.

Other cities in Providence County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Providence County , RI.

City Name Population Title
Providence 179,883 City in and state capital of Rhode Island, United States; county seat of Providence County
Cranston 81,456 City in Rhode Island
East Providence 47,618 City in Rhode Island
Woonsocket 41,751 City in Rhode Island
Cumberland 35,263 Town of the United States
North Providence 32,686 Town in Rhode Island, United States
Smithfield 21,897 County seat of Johnston County, North Carolina
Central Falls 19,568 City in Rhode Island
North Smithfield 12,582 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Foster 4,745 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island

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