East Providence County RI


Municipalities of East Providence County RI

One of the two new regions created from the 2020 Census, East Providence County includes three of the six “inner ring suburbs” of Providence. With infrastructure serving all of Pawtucket and Central Falls, and large portions of East Providence, the region features some of the densest housing stock outside of Providence. The region is home to the state’s newest multimodal transit hub—the Conant Thread District—which is planned for hundreds of multifamily homes and a mix of commercial amenities. 

Housing Needs of East Providence County RI

The East Providence County Region is comprised of 50% owner-occupied and 50% renter households. Forty-nine percent of the renters in the region are considered cost burdened, or pay more than 30 percent of their income toward housing costs. Seventy-three percent of the region’s households, or 44,965 households, cannot afford the region's median home price of $345,000.

Region's Housing and Range of Costs & Types

  • Total Households 57,010
  • Median Single Family Home Price $345,000
    • % Owners 50%
  • Average 2-Bedroom Rent $1,837
    • % Renters 50%


  • Express Lines - 3
  • Local Bus - 16
  • Park-n-Rides - 2
  • Transit-Oriented Development - 1 (Pawtucket)


The Northeast RI Region has a total of 43,650 Total Private and Government Jobs. The Top Sectors are:

  • Health Care & Social Assistance: 8,097
  • Manufacturing: 5,950
  • Government: 4,069
  • Finance: 3,845
  • Retail Trade: 3,360


  • Public High Schools - Central Falls, East Providence, Shea, William E. Tolman 
  • Public Charter High Schools - Blackstone Academy Charter School
  • Private School - St. Raphael Academy HS, Providence Country Day, St. Mary Academy - Bay View


  • Hospitals - Our Lady of Fatima
  • Urgent Care Centers - 4
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