Providence, Rhode Island

Population 178,438

Providence is located in Providence County, RI. The population is 178,438, making Providence the largest city in Providence County and the largest city in the state of Rhode Island.

There are 58 public schools in Providence with an average Homefacts rating of D+. The total crime rate for Providence is moderate , and there are 315 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Providence is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Providence property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Providence include North Providence, East Providence and Pawtucket.

Providence Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 50%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31%

Crime Rate

27.94% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 322
  • Violent Crimes: 534
  • Robbery: 142
  • Burglary: 563
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

3.20% Lower than national avg.
  • 315 offenders in Providence
  • 17.65 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,282 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 41
  • Registered Polluters: 74
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,167


Low %
  • Rhode Island unemployment average: %
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

58 Public Schools view public schools

There are 58 K-12 public schools in Providence, RI and 32 private schools. Homefacts rates Providence's schools as Below Average, with an overall D+ rating.

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Crime view details

315 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
$259,900 compared to March 2019
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

27 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Providence, RI issued 27 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 27 permits, 14 were issued for single family homes and 13 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Providence, RI issued 42 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 42 permits, 16 were issued for single family homes and 26 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

1282 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (161/161)
    Providence, RI has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Providence, RI is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.1 Average
    Providence, 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 33.96°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Providence, RI

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Providence, RI: $40,335


Unemployment in Providence is %. It is lower than the state and national averages, % and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.27%
White Collar - 57.73%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • David Cicilline
  • Jim Langevin

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

8 FCC Towers view all