Living in Cranston, RI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Cranston SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

Cranston, RI Crime Report

1,258
Total Crimes
1,552.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-39.57%
Below National Average

Cranston, RI Cost Of Living

113
Cranston's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Cranston, Rhode Island Info Snack

Cranston, once known as Pawtuxet, is a city in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. With a population of 80,529 at the 2010 census, it is the third largest city in the state. The center of population of Rhode Island is located in Cranston. Cranston is a part of the Providence metropolitan area.
Population
81,196
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
9.0%
Median Home
$228,300
Median Income
$66,283
Median Rent
$1,021

Cranston, RI Photos

Rankings for Cranston in Rhode Island

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3

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4

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Population 1,348

5

Harmony, RI
Population 1,128

6

Central Falls, RI
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7

Pawtucket, RI
Population 71,756

8

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Population 1,305

Map Of Cranston, RI

Population over time in Cranston

Year Population % Change
2017 81,196 0.3%
2016 80,979 0.1%
2015 80,882 0.1%
2014 80,761 0.1%
2013 80,680 0.3%
2012 80,470 0.0%
2011 80,446 -0.0%
2010 80,473 -0.1%
2009 80,580 -
Crime/100k Cranston RI USA
Violent Crime 145.6 219.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.5 5.0
Robbery 29.6 42.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 83.9 129.2 246.8
Property Crime 1406.4 1660.9 2199.5
Burglary 194.9 265.8 376.0
Larceny 1094.3 1250.3 1594.6
Car Theft 117.2 144.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Cranston

White
70.2% (56,963)
African American
5.5% (4,466)
American Indian
0.1% (108)
Asian
6.2% (5,014)
Hawaiian
0.1% (49)
Other
0.7% (550)
Two Or More
2.6% (2,096)
Hispanic
14.7% (11,950)
Race Cranston RI USA
White 70.2% 72.7% 61.1%
African American 5.5% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 6.2% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.7% 15.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Cranston, Rhode Island

Less than $10,000
4.5% (363,816)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (334,246)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (725,256)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (771,195)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (985,842)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (1,363,651)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.1% (1,145,572)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.1% (1,473,482)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.5% (523,811)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (432,724)
Income Cranston RI USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 5.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 9.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 8.3% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 11.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 16.5% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.1% 12.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.1% 16.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.5% 7.1% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 6.7% 7.0%

Gender in Cranston

Female
50.5% (41,026)
Male
49.5% (40,170)
Gender Cranston RI USA
Female 50.5% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Cranston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (4,059)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (4,871)
High School / GED
31.0% (25,170)
Some College
18.0% (14,615)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (7,307)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (15,427)
Master's Degree
9.0% (7,307)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,623)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (811)
Education Cranston RI USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 18.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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