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    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
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  12. Commute
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Upper South Providence is a neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island with a population of 6,305. Upper South Providence is in Providence County. Living in Upper South Providence offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Upper South Providence there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Upper South Providence and residents tend to be liberal.
About Upper South Providence...
Population
6,305

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$125,147
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$805
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    77%
  • Own
    23%
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Upper South Providence Rankings

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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
    609.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    31.3
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    281.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    547
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,344.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    312.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,889
National
$55,322
Families with Children
44%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    28%
    13%
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South Providence is a residential area in Providence, RI. I frequently hear gunshots nearby, but honestly it could be worse. I would say it's about average for a part of town in poverty and not well taken care of. Nothing bad has ever happened to me here and I live on a cute residential street with lots of trees and old houses. Could be better, but like I said.. could be worse
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They are a lot of different kinds of food and drink places around my area. Mostly people tend to go eat is Chinese food, pizza, and frozen yogurt.
The stores that I live around mostly have what I need at the time but most of the the time they don't. That's where big companies come on I wish they were some around me because it's annoying not having the things you need around you or walking distance.