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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Charles is a neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island with a population of 11,868. Charles is in Providence County. Living in Charles offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Charles there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Charles and residents tend to be liberal.
About Charles...
Population
11,868

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$145,574
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$792
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Charles Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    167.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    37.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    457.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,406.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    251.9
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,859
National
$55,322
Families with Children
29%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%
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