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Encyclopedia > Pawtucket (RI)

Pawtucket is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 72,958. Download high resolution version (2168x3239, 192 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Providence County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Pawtucket is home to the Pawtucket Red Sox, a minor-league baseball team; and of Hasbro, the world's second-largest manufacturer of toys and games. Categories: Baseball stubs | Minor league baseball teams | Rhode Island sports ... Hasbro (NYSE: HAS) is an American toy and game company. ... Green Razor Scooter This article is about things that people play with. ... GAMES Magazine is a United States based magazine devoted to games published by GAMES Publications, a division of Kappa Publishing Group. ...


Pawtucket was the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. Slater Mill, built in 1790 by Samuel Slater on the Blackstone River in downtown Pawtucket, was the first commercially successful cotton-spinning mill with a fully mechanized power system in America. The Industrial Revolution was the major technological, socioeconomic and cultural change in the late 18th and early 19th century resulting from the replacement of an economy based on manual labor to one dominated by industry and machine manufacture. ... Samuel Slater Samuel Slater (June 9, 1768 - April 21, 1835) is known as the father of the American Industrial Revolution. ... The Blackstone River begins in central Massachusetts and travels through Rhode Island until emptying into Narragansett Bay which connects to the Atlantic Ocean. ...


The longest professional baseball game in history was played at Pawtucket's McCoy Stadium. The longest game in the history of professional baseball was one that lasted 33 innings. ... McCoy Stadium is a Minor League baseball stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. ...

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Geography

Pawtucket is located at 41°52'32" North, 71°22'34" West (41.875499, -71.375981)1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 23.3 km² (9.0 mi²). 22.6 km² (8.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.89% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 72,958 people, 30,047 households, and 18,508 families residing in the city. The population density is 3,223.0/km² (8,351.2/mi²). There are 31,819 housing units at an average density of 1,405.7/km² (3,642.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 75.39% White, 7.31% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.85% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 10.75% from other races, and 5.34% from two or more races. 13.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race (U.S. Census) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 30,047 households out of which 30.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% are married couples living together, 16.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% are non-families. 32.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.41 and the average family size is 3.07. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $31,775, and the median income for a family is $39,038. Males have a median income of $31,129 versus $23,391 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,008. 16.8% of the population and 14.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.5% of those under the age of 18 and 15.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Pawtucket is twinned with Belper in the county of Derbyshire in the United Kingdom.


Notable people born in Pawtucket

Wendy Carlos in 1980 Wendy Carlos (born Walter Carlos -- see Personal life section below -- November 14, 1939 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island) is an American composer and electronic musician. ...

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Flag of Rhode Island

State of Rhode Island State Flag of Rhode Island Ratio ~1:1 260 × 231 pixels 4565 bytes File links The following pages link to this file: Rhode Island Washington County, Rhode Island Providence County, Rhode Island Newport County, Rhode Island Kent County, Rhode Island Bristol County, Rhode Island Lincoln Chafee Patrick J. Kennedy Jack... State nickname: The Ocean State, Little Rhody Other U.S. States Capital Providence Largest city Providence Governor Donald Carcieri (R) Official languages None Area 4,005 km² (50th)  - Land 2,709 km²  - Water 1,296 km² (32. ...

Capital:

Providence Motto: What Cheer Nickname: Beehive of Industry Location in Rhode Island Founded  -Incorporated 1636 1832  County Providence County Mayor David N. Cicilline (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 53. ...

Regions:

Greater Boston Greater Boston is the area of Massachusetts closely surrounding Boston, Massachusetts. ...

Cities:

Cranston | East Providence | Newport | Pawtucket | Providence | Warwick | Woonsocket Cranston is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... East Providence is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ... A side street in Newport, Rhode Island, showing the historic buildings near the waterfront Newport is a city located in Newport County, Rhode Island. ... Motto: What Cheer Nickname: Beehive of Industry Location in Rhode Island Founded  -Incorporated 1636 1832  County Providence County Mayor David N. Cicilline (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 53. ... Warwick is a city located in Kent County, Rhode Island. ... Woonsocket is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. ...

Counties

Bristol | Kent | Newport | Providence | Washington List of Rhode Island counties: Rhode Island Bristol County: formed in 1747 from land gained from Bristol County, Massachusetts after resolution of a boundary dispute between the two colonies. ... Bristol County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ... Kent County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ... Newport County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ... Providence County is a county located in the state of Rhode Island. ... Washington County is a county located in the southeastern part of Rhode Island, a U.S. state. ...


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