Living in Central Falls, RI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Central Falls SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
3
Commute
6

Central Falls, RI Crime Report

376
Total Crimes
1,948.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-24.12%
Below National Average

Central Falls, RI Cost Of Living

104
Central Falls's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Central Falls, Rhode Island Info Snack

Central Falls is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 19,376 at the 2010 census. With an area of only 1.29 square miles (3.3 km2), it is the smallest and most densely populated city in the smallest state, and the 27th most densely populated incorporated place in the United States. It is also one of only four incorporated places in New England that have a higher population density than the city of Boston (ranking fourth, behind the Massachusetts cities of Somerville, Chelsea and Cambridge, all inner suburbs of Boston). The city takes its name from a waterfall on the Blackstone River.
Population
19,382
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
32.8%
Median Home
$147,800
Median Income
$31,724
Median Rent
$837

Central Falls, RI Photos

Rankings for Central Falls in Rhode Island

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Map Of Central Falls, RI

Population over time in Central Falls

Year Population % Change
2017 19,382 -0.1%
2016 19,395 0.1%
2015 19,366 -0.1%
2014 19,378 -0.1%
2013 19,406 0.1%
2012 19,387 0.1%
2011 19,374 0.1%
2010 19,360 -0.2%
2009 19,391 -
Crime/100k Central Falls RI USA
Violent Crime 430.2 219.1 368.9
Murder 5.2 1.5 5.0
Robbery 82.9 42.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 279.9 129.2 246.8
Property Crime 1518.7 1660.9 2199.5
Burglary 243.6 265.8 376.0
Larceny 984.8 1250.3 1594.6
Car Theft 290.3 144.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Central Falls

White
20.7% (4,011)
African American
9.6% (1,870)
American Indian
0.3% (53)
Asian
0.4% (87)
Hawaiian
0.5% (90)
Other
0.9% (179)
Two Or More
1.7% (337)
Hispanic
65.8% (12,755)
Race Central Falls RI USA
White 20.7% 72.7% 61.1%
African American 9.6% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 65.8% 15.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Central Falls, Rhode Island

Less than $10,000
12.8% (247,788)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.9% (210,420)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.8% (306,595)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.1% (331,098)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (265,246)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.4% (260,652)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.6% (166,927)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.3% (103,219)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (32,772)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (13,476)
Income Central Falls RI USA
Less than $10,000 12.8% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.9% 5.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.8% 9.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.1% 8.3% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 11.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.4% 16.5% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.6% 12.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.3% 16.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 7.1% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 6.7% 7.0%

Gender in Central Falls

Female
49.3% (9,547)
Male
50.7% (9,834)
Gender Central Falls RI USA
Female 49.3% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 50.7% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Central Falls for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
23.0% (4,457)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (2,907)
High School / GED
38.0% (7,365)
Some College
13.0% (2,519)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (775)
Bachelor's Degree
5.0% (969)
Master's Degree
1.0% (193)
Professional Degree
1.0% (193)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Central Falls RI USA
< 9th Grade 23.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 18.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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