These Are The 100 Biggest Cities In Rhode Island For 2018

Using the latest Census data, we detail the 100 biggest cities in Rhode Island. You can all see a comprehensive list of all 24 cities and places in Rhode Island.

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We all love the biggest cities that the Ocean State has to offer. You know the places like Providence and Warwick which make all the headlines.

But there are a bunch of other great large cities in Rhode Island that don't get as much love.

We're going to change that right now.

Using the most recent Census data, we can tell you about all the places in Rhode Island with a focus on the biggest. We update the data each year and this is our fourth time doing this.

You can click here to see a full table of the full of the 100 biggest cities in Rhode Island, along with every other place over 1,000 people big. It is sortable by clicking on the headers.

Read on below to see more on the biggest cities. Or for more reading on places to live in Rhode Island, check out:

How We Determined The Largest Cities In Rhode Island

We've been ranking and dissecting cities in the Ocean State for over 3 years now -- making this actually the fourth time we've run the numbers. We always use the best data, the US Census. In this case, that means we are using the 2012-2016 American Community Survey.

It what is probably the most simple analysis we run each year, we ranked every place in Rhode Island from biggest to smallest. The biggest city this year? That would be Providence.

The smallest? Ashaway, although there are places smaller than 1,000 people not listed here, so keep that in mind as we take a look at the top ten.

1. Providence

Providence, RI

Population: 178,851
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
More on Providence: PhotosReal Estate | Data

2. Warwick

Warwick, RI
Source: Public domain

Population: 81,881
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
More on Warwick: PhotosReal Estate | Data

3. Cranston

Cranston, RI

Population: 80,882
Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
More on Cranston: PhotosReal Estate | Data

4. Pawtucket

Pawtucket, RI
Source: Public domain

Population: 71,389
Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
More on Pawtucket: PhotosReal Estate | Data

5. East Providence

East Providence, RI

Population: 47,260
Rank Last Year: 5 (No Change)
More on East Providence: PhotosReal Estate | Data

6. Woonsocket

Woonsocket, RI
Source: Public domain

Population: 41,272
Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
More on Woonsocket: PhotosReal Estate | Data

7. Newport

Newport, RI

Population: 24,570
Rank Last Year: 7 (No Change)
More on Newport: PhotosReal Estate | Data

8. Central Falls

Central Falls, RI

Population: 19,366
Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
More on Central Falls: PhotosReal Estate | Data

9. Westerly

Westerly, RI

Population: 17,632
Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
More on Westerly: PhotosReal Estate | Data

10. Valley Falls

Valley Falls, RI
Source: Public domain

Population: 12,116
Rank Last Year: 10 (No Change)
More on Valley Falls: PhotosReal Estate | Data

Now on to numbers 11-100 Biggest in Rhode Island

We hope that you find the big city, or really any city, that's right for you. Below is a list of the rest of the biggest cities along with every other place in Rhode Island.

Have fun snacking around in the Ocean State!

Detailed List Of The Biggest Cities In Rhode Island

City Rank Pop. 2016 2010 Growth
Providence 1 178,851 178,286 0.3%
Warwick 2 81,881 83,676 -2.1%
Cranston 3 80,882 80,580 0.4%
Pawtucket 4 71,389 71,662 -0.4%
East Providence 5 47,260 47,491 -0.5%
Woonsocket 6 41,272 41,682 -1.0%
Newport 7 24,570 24,957 -1.6%
Central Falls 8 19,366 19,391 -0.1%
Westerly 9 17,632 17,552 0.5%
Valley Falls 10 12,116 11,518 5.2%
Newport East 11 11,042 11,637 -5.1%
Wakefield-Peacedale 12 8,904 9,021 -1.3%
Greenville 13 8,425 8,767 -3.9%
Cumberland Hill 14 8,014 7,820 2.5%
Tiverton 15 7,486 7,296 2.6%
Kingston 16 6,891 6,126 12.5%
Pascoag 17 4,915 4,234 16.1%
Narragansett Pier 18 3,708 3,489 6.3%
Chepachet 19 1,863 1,483 25.6%
Hope Valley 20 1,788 1,588 12.6%
Harrisville 21 1,629 2,153 -24.3%
Melville 22 1,370 2,005 -31.7%
Bradford 23 1,193 1,700 -29.8%
Ashaway 24 1,111 1,642 -32.3%

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