Providence is a great place to live.

TOTAL POPULATION
145,232

TOTAL HOUSEHOLDS
48,528

32%
OWN

68%
RENT

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ProJo: Gentrification locking some out of housing market

Several speakers at HousingWorks RI’s forum on gentrification on Friday said they don’t need an academic study to tell them that many longtime city residents are getting priced out of the housing market.

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By the Numbers

Single Family Homes

MEDIAN HOME PRICE
$168,000

$50,272
Income needed to afford this

39%
Cost burdened homeowners

Rental Properties

AVE. 2-BEDROOM RENT
$1,289/mo.

$51,560
Income needed to afford this

57%
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

Resources

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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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