Cranston is a great place to live.

TOTAL POPULATION
80,882

TOTAL HOUSEHOLDS
30,441

66%
OWN

34%
RENT

Featured

ProJo: From homeless to a 'beautiful place:' Crossroads moves 172 men into permanent housing 

Cudworth is one of 172 formerly homeless men who have moved from Harrington Hall — where 112 men can sleep at night in a converted auditorium — to permanent housing since Crossroads RI took over operation of the shelter less than two years ago.

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By the Numbers

Single Family Homes

MEDIAN HOME PRICE
$229,900

$70,558
Income needed to afford this

32%
Cost burdened homeowners

Rental Properties

AVE. 2-BEDROOM RENT
$1,369/mo.

$54,760
Income needed to afford this

50%
Cost burdened renters

Did You Know?

1910

Cranston itself became a city on March 10, 1910.

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 Cranston, click here.

Comprehensive Plan 

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

Resources

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