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Providence County
  • County in Rhode Island

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade D+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade C+
  7. Weather
    grade C
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B+

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Providence County is located in Rhode Island with a population of 657,984. In Providence County, most residents own their homes. In Providence County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Providence County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Providence County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$310,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,161
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    193.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    44.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    65.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    362.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,470.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    187.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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