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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
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  10. Health & Fitness
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Reservoir is a neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island with a population of 5,048. Reservoir is in Providence County and is one of the best places to live in Rhode Island. Living in Reservoir offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Reservoir there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Reservoir and residents tend to be liberal.
About Reservoir...
Population
5,048

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,257
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,033
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Reservoir Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    40.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    80.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    240.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    661.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    80.2
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$65,984
National
$55,322
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    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.