Providence, KY Demographics


Population: 3,611. Estimated population in July 2019: 3,549 (-1.7% change)
Males: 1,661 (46.0%), Females: 1,950 (54.0%)

Zip code: 42450

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $27,400
Median house value: $32,000

Races in Providence:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.6%)
  • Black (16.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (17.3%), German (7.3%), English (6.5%), Irish (5.4%), French (2.4%).

Land area: 6.1 square miles

Map of Providence, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Providence

  • High school or higher: 69.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Providence city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change: -642 (-15.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Providence:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Providence:

Other public-use airports nearest to Providence:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Providence:

  • HEADS BEAUTY COLLEGE OF PROVIDENCE (Full-time enrollment: 8; Location: 125B E MAIN; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Providence:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 40 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 43 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,440)
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; FT enrollment: 2,986)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • VINCENNES UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; VINCENNES, IN; FT enrollment: 6,201)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 94 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; FT enrollment: 12,806)

Schools

Public high school in Providence:

  • PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 301 CEDAR ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Providence:

  • BROADWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 470 S BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 08)

Private primary/middle school in Providence:

  • CHRISTIAN HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 114; Location: 630 HWY 41A S; Grades: KG – 9)