Providence is a great place to live.

TOTAL POPULATION
145,788

TOTAL HOUSEHOLDS
48,528

33%
OWN

67%
RENT

By the Numbers

Single Family Homes

MEDIAN HOME PRICE
$203,700

$65,468
Income needed to afford this

38%
Cost burdened homeowners

Rental Properties

AVE. 2-BEDROOM RENT
$1,779/mo.

$71,160
Income needed to afford this

54%
Cost burdened renters

Did You Know?

1636

Providence, Rhode Island was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams. 

A household is cost burdened if it spends more than 30% of its income on housing costs.

Additional Information & Resources

RI.gov

The state's website offers information about each of Rhode Island's 39 municipalities. To get to know Providence, click here.

Comprehensive Plan 

Interested in learning about Providence’s vision for the future? Check out the city's comprehensive plan here

Explore Providence's (without East Side) complete housing facts.

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Explore Providence's (East Side) complete housing facts.

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