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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$155,088
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,014
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%

Reservoir Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    40
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    80
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    241
    500
  • Theft
    662
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    80
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$61,411
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%
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This particular area of Providence has a higher prevalence of crimes and visibility of police compared to the East side of Providence and Downcity Providence.
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I love that I live in the city and really close by to the neighboring city of Cranston but the specific area of Providence that I reside in is not considered to be the best part of Providence.
There are always places open, it might be hard to find something open after 11pm or 12am.