This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Central Falls has a similar population density. Central Falls is perfect for those who like the fast paced city environment.
With a quality of life rating of 7/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Central Falls, RI, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Central Falls, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Central Falls has a population density of 15,451, with 18,680 current residents.
Out of the 18,680 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 48% of the residents are married and 52% are single.
- 55% Sun
- 48% Rain
- 42% Snow
50°F average temperature
- 65 years Median home age
- $78,410 Median home price
- -17.35% Home appreciation rate
- 19.05% Annual property tax
As for living in Central Falls, the air quality is 30% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 48% rainy, and 42% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Central Falls, you should know that 19.9% of homes are owned while 71.5% of homes are rented, and 8.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $78,410, the median age of homes is 65 years, the annual home appreciation is -17.35% and the annual property tax is 19.05%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)6
When looking at the community of Central Falls, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Central Falls’s crime rate is 6 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Central Falls is 32 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 81.95% Democratic, 16.97% Republican, and 1.08% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:13
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
49%High school diploma
4%Some college or associates degree
2%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Central Falls, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 15.00% of residents are unemployed in Central Falls (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Central Falls residents: 4.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 6.89% are in the arts and sciences field, 15.5% are in the customer service field, 21.6% are in the sales field, 0.21% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.7% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 42.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 49.31%, 3.54% of residents have an associate’s degree, 3.70% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 1.91% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Central Falls, you should be aware that the average commute time is 24 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Central Falls have a few different options. 62% of commuters use their own cars, 27% of commuters carpool, 3% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.