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Providence (East Side) at a Glance:

 The East Side of Providence is a collection of several neighborhoods in the city's north eastern side, east of Rt. 95 and north of Rt. 195. This area includes the neighborhoods of Blackstone, Hope (commonly known as Summit), Mount Hope, College Hill, Wayland and Fox Point. Roger Williams founded Providence along what is now known as College Hill. As such, the East Side includes some of the oldest sections of the city. 

The data displayed here represent information for the collection of neighborhoods that comprise the East Side of Providence.  Private-sector wage, housing units, and BHRI counts are for the Providence as a whole.

Housing Facts: 2012

Typical monthly housing payment* for a $449,100 house $3,773
Household income required to afford a $449,100 house $150,902
Average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment $1,313
Household income required for that rent to be affordable $52,520
Average private-sector wage for jobs in Providence (East Side) $52,728
Foreclosures in Providence (East Side)  
Actual number of foreclosures 15
Total number of mortgaged housing units 3,886
Foreclosures as a percentage of mortgaged stock 0.40%
Housing Units in Providence (East Side)  
Number of year-round housing units 71,168
Housing units that quality as affordable 10,555
Affordable housing units reserved for the elderly 4,473
Affordable housing units reserved for families 5,074
Affordable housing units reserved for persons with special needs 1,008
Homes funded through Building Homes Rhode Island 0
How much housing is needed?  
Additional housing units necessary to meet the 10% threshold established by the State's Low and Moderate Income Housing Act of 2004 0