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Scituate
  • Suburb of Providence, RI

Report Card

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

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Scituate is a suburb of Providence with a population of 10,404. Scituate is in Providence County. Living in Scituate offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Scituate and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Scituate are above average.

About

About Scituate...
Population
10,404

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$371,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,612
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    9.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    28.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    134.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Scituate

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$110,429
National
$75,149

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