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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    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
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$165,678
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$910
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%

Washington Park 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
    181
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    18
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    262
    500
  • Theft
    1,149
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    226
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$44,175
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%
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Washington Park Reviews

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We don't have a very strong sense of community here. There are people who have lived in the neighborhood since they were children, so they still talk to each other, but that's about it. The neighborhood is very pet friendly. Almost everyone has a pet.
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The houses are one family houses. They are nice quality, but they are almost a century old, if not ever the century. Because I live on the Cranston/ Providence city line, the Cranston section is a little nicer.
Rhode I sland is also referred to as the ocean state because of its many beaches especially the historical city of Newport with its attractive mansions.

Block island, an unspoiled island, is also an important touristic attraction especially because easily reached by ferry.

The festival like the Waterfire festival attracts many, the Roger Williams Park zoo named the finest one in New england ans the Performing of arts in providence are very appealing features of rhode island