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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: 2013

Typical monthly housing payment* for a $439,500 house $3,336
Household income required to afford a $439,500 house $133,438
Average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment $1,408
Household income required for that rent to be affordable $56,320
Average private-sector wage for jobs in Providence (East Side) $53,768
Foreclosures in Providence (East Side)  
Actual number of foreclosures 18
Total number of mortgaged housing units 3,886
Foreclosures as a percentage of mortgaged stock 0.46%
Housing Units in Providence (East Side)  
Number of year-round housing units 71,168
Housing units that quality as affordable 10,500
Affordable housing units reserved for the elderly 4,360
Affordable housing units reserved for families 5,153
Affordable housing units reserved for persons with special needs 987
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