North Providence INFORMATION

Population: 32,759

Male 47% Female 53%
Married 53%
Single 47%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, North Providence has a low population density. North Providence is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

5,782 North Providence
27,441 New York

City Info

North Providence, RI is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. North Providence has a population density of 5,782, with 32,759 current residents.

Out of the 32,759 current residents, 47% are male and 53% are female. 53% of the residents are married and 47% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 55% Sun
  • 46% Rain
  • 30% Snow


50°F average temperature

  • 37 years Median home age
  • $141,170 Median home price
  • -25.22% Home appreciation rate
  • 19.05% Annual property tax
  • 57.4%
    Homes owned
  • 38.6%
    Homes rented
  • 3.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in North Providence, the air quality is 30% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 46% rainy, and 30% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in North Providence, you should know that 57.4% of homes are owned while 38.6% of homes are rented, and 3.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $141,170, the median age of homes is 37 years, the annual home appreciation is -25.22% and the annual property tax is 19.05%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of North Providence, it’s important to determine the crime rate. North Providence’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in North Providence is 44 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 66.30% Democratic, 32.08% Republican, and 1.62% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:14


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 77%
    High school diploma
  • 6%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 13%
    Bachelors degree
  • 8%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at North Providence, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 12.50% of residents are unemployed in North Providence (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed North Providence residents: 12.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 19.38% are in the arts and sciences field, 16.6% are in the customer service field, 30.3% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 7.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 13.9% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 77.10%, 6.48% of residents have an associate’s degree, 13.47% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 7.68% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in North Providence, 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 North Providence have a few different options. 86% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.

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