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    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  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
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
South Elmwood is a neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island with a population of 4,721. South Elmwood is in Providence County. Living in South Elmwood offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Elmwood there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in South Elmwood and residents tend to be liberal.
About South Elmwood...
Population
4,721

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,059
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$916
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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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
    47
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    94
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    328
    500
  • Theft
    1,477
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    47
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$56,378
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%
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South Elmwood Reviews

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The area is not bad or anything, but the roads are what messes up a lot of nice area. The people are good to get to know and the weather is nothing to complain about because we never get anything to serious. i would live here again if giving the choice to do so. If they would fix the street better, the area will improve.
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The roads are the big problem with many here. Other than that the police react fast and crime is about average for any city.
my street is okay, but Providence in general, for the working class person making under $30,000. a year leaves a lot to be desired. If you make a huge salary and live on the Upper east side of the city then it is a great place to live.