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North Providence
  • Suburb of Providence, RI

Report Card

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

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North Providence is a suburb of Providence with a population of 32,564. North Providence is in Providence County. Living in North Providence offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In North Providence there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in North Providence and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in North Providence are above average.

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About North Providence...
Population
32,564

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$217,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,004
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    107.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    147
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    358.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    131.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in North Providence

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$57,135
National
$62,843

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