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North Providence is a town in Providence County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.

The latitude of North Providence is 41.85N. The longitude is -71.466W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 184 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 32,411.


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Median household income
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$39,721
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our North Providence demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 61. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Chock Full o' Nuts
Colleges and universities: Rhode Island College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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2% of North Providence residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Providence ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Providence was $23,589, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of North Providence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in North Providence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $517.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,153.


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Libraries in North Providence include Mayor Salvatore Mancini Union Free Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for North Providence workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in North Providence between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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