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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  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
Lower South Providence is a neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island with a population of 6,125. Lower South Providence is in Providence County. Living in Lower South Providence offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lower South Providence there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Lower South Providence and residents tend to be liberal.
About Lower South Providence...
Population
6,125

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$152,522
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$866
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    66%
  • Own
    34%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    475.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    86.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    619.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,540.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    503.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$33,345
National
$55,322
Families with Children
42%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    13%
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Lower South Providence Reviews

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While it doesn’t look too harmless during the day, at night the truth comes out. Providence can overall be looked at as a beautiful cities, but there’s areas that are heavily saturated with homeless people and drugs. You can absolutely make the most of the area though, there’s some beautiful parks in walking distance as well as schools on every corner it seems.
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Very small town, which gives you a half full half empty experience. Everyone knows each other, which may or may not be a good thing depending on the situation and people involved. As well as everything being close together, which again may or may not be a good thing. Can be good on gas, can be also very boring.
The police are here when you need them, and sometimes there's an occasional shooting.