Cranston, Rhode Island

Population 80,539

Cranston is located in Providence County, RI. The population is 80,539, making Cranston the 2nd largest city in Providence County and the 3rd largest city in the state of Rhode Island.

There are 28 public schools in Cranston with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Cranston is low , and there are 101 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cranston is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Cranston property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Cranston include Johnston, Providence and Warwick.

Cranston Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 9.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 32.4%

Crime Rate

39.53% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 112
  • Violent Crimes: 136
  • Robbery: 27
  • Burglary: 263
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

38.45% Lower than national avg.
  • 101 offenders in Cranston
  • 12.54 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

533 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 150
  • Registered Polluters: 21
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 362


Moderate 3.3%
  • Rhode Island unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

28 Public Schools view public schools

There are 28 K-12 public schools in Cranston, RI and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Cranston's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

101 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$289,900 compared to June 2018
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

24 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Cranston, RI issued 24 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Cranston, RI issued 45 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 45 permits, 43 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $748
  • 1 Bedroom: $849
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,014
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,271
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,508

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Environmental Hazards

533 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (206/234)
    Cranston, RI has 88.03% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Cranston, RI is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.1 Average
    Cranston, RI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 29.7°
  • February 32.62°
  • March 41°
  • April 50.93°
  • May 60.13°
  • June 68.39°
  • July 75.44°
  • August 72.95°
  • September 65.93°
  • October 55.17°
  • November 44.95°
  • December 36.03°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cranston, RI

Cranston, RI has a low risk of earthquakes.
Cranston, RI has a high risk of hurricanes.
Cranston, RI has a low risk of hail storms.
Cranston, RI has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cranston, RI: $67,275


Unemployment in Cranston is 3.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 32.07%
White Collar - 67.93%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Gina Raimondo
  • Sen. Jack Reed
  • Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

City Representatives

  • Jim Langevin

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

12 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Cranston, RI

2 Police Stations view all

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