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East Providence
  • Suburb of Providence, RI

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

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East Providence is a suburb of Providence with a population of 47,483. East Providence is in Providence County. Living in East Providence offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In East Providence there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in East Providence and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in East Providence are above average.

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About East Providence...
Population
47,483

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$221,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$974
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    75.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    42
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    12.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    157.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    741.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    147.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  12%

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