Population: 43,297

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 49%
Single 51%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Woonsocket has a low population density. Woonsocket is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

5,619 Woonsocket
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 7/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Woonsocket, RI, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Woonsocket, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Woonsocket has a population density of 5,619, with 43,297 current residents.

Out of the 43,297 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 49% of the residents are married and 51% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 56% Sun
  • 48% Rain
  • 42% Snow


50°F average temperature

  • 65 years Median home age
  • $135,730 Median home price
  • -13.6% Home appreciation rate
  • 19.05% Annual property tax
  • 32.9%
    Homes owned
  • 61.5%
    Homes rented
  • 5.6%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Woonsocket, the air quality is 30% and the weather, on average, is 56% sunny, 48% rainy, and 42% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Woonsocket, you should know that 32.9% of homes are owned while 61.5% of homes are rented, and 5.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $135,730, the median age of homes is 65 years, the annual home appreciation is -13.60% and the annual property tax is 19.05%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Woonsocket, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Woonsocket’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Woonsocket is 36 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 65.32% Democratic, 33.11% Republican, and 1.57% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:22


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 64%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 7%
    Bachelors degree
  • 3%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Woonsocket, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 14.90% of residents are unemployed in Woonsocket (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Woonsocket residents: 8.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 12.17% are in the arts and sciences field, 17.1% are in the customer service field, 28.2% are in the sales field, 0.08% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 24.6% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:22. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 63.88%, 5.12% of residents have an associate’s degree, 7.12% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 3.01% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Woonsocket, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Woonsocket have a few different options. 79% of commuters use their own cars, 14% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.

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