Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsC+
- Crime & SafetyC+
- Good for FamiliesB
- Cost of LivingB-
- Health & FitnessA-
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
East Providence is a suburb of Providence with a population of 47,449. 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.
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Medium sized city with close access to beautiful Providence RI only 5 mins away by car! We have many delicious restaurants, especially wonderful portugese food. The public school system is poor, but excellent private, catholic and charter schools available. Very nice parks and playgrounds for kids and adults.
East Providence is an overall friendly neighborhood with the "small town" vibe. Most residence of East Providence have lived in this town their entire life. Although it may take time for new residence to feel comfortable in the town and find friends, most people of East Providence can give newcomers a warm welcome.
East Providence is a small city next to Providence, the capital of our small state. It is a very diverse place, with many Portuguese immigrants and children of immigrants. Their pride for their homeland is evident in the many Portuguese flags displayed around the three neighborhoods of the city, as well as the yearly cultural festival. Multiple parks have been renovated during the past few years, making meeting with other people easy and safe. These parks are places where the community can interact with all of its members in a productive manner. The community is tightly-knit, and creates a safety net for anyone who needs help. Overall, this city is an excellent city for families of all sizes.