East Providence

East Providence

East Providence, city (1990 pop. 50,380), Providence co., E R.I., on the Providence and Seekonk rivers; inc. as a city 1958. It has a petrochemical production facility and is a wholesale and distribution center for petroleum products in the S New England area. Other manufactures include metal goods, jewelry, plastics, and machinery. Originally part of Massachusetts, it was organized as a town of Rhode Island in 1862.
East Providence Township is a township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. The population was 1,858 at the 2000 census. Breezewood lies inside it.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 50.7 square miles (131.4 km²), of which, 50.5 square miles (130.7 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.47%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,858 people, 742 households, and 546 families residing in the township. The population density was 36.8 people per square mile (14.2/km²). There were 879 housing units at an average density of 17.4/sq mi (6.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.03% White, 0.11% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.22% Asian, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 742 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $30,495, and the median income for a family was $33,150. Males had a median income of $26,328 versus $17,331 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,015. About 9.7% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.


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