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Pawtucket
  • Suburb of Providence, RI

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

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Pawtucket is a suburb of Providence with a population of 71,821. Pawtucket is in Providence County. Living in Pawtucket offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Pawtucket there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Pawtucket and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Pawtucket...
Population
71,821

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$213,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$933
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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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
    316.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    64.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    48.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    219.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,260.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    295.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  11%

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