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Central Falls
  • Suburb of Providence, RI

Report Card

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

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Central Falls is a suburb of Providence with a population of 22,359. Central Falls is in Providence County. Living in Central Falls offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Central Falls there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many families live in Central Falls and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Central Falls...
Population
22,359

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$244,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,052
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    74%
  • Own
    26%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    291
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    67.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    44.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    98.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    859.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    232.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    37%
    national  11%

Working in Central Falls

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,092
National
$75,149

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