These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Providence, RI For 2018


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Providence are home to the 1%.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Providence

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Providence has to offer. Where houses go for over 3.06x the national median and household incomes are 1.72x the national median.

But where exactly in Providence do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Blackstone where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Providence out of 24 for 2018:

  1. Blackstone (Homes)
  2. College Hill (Homes)
  3. Hope (Homes)
  4. Elmhurst (Homes)
  5. Mount Pleasant (Homes)
  6. Fox Point (Homes)
  7. Mount Hope (Homes)
  8. Wayland (Homes)
  9. Reservoir (Homes)
  10. Manton (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $606,203. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Providence.

For more Providence reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Providence and the worst neighborhoods in Providence.

Or, for living around Providence, out the best Providence suburbs and the worst Providence suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Providence For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Providence by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Blackstone, was named the richest neighborhood in Providence.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Olneyville.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Providence ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Providence For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Blackstone $94,661
2 College Hill $73,024
3 Hope $72,622
4 Elmhurst $61,325
5 Mount Pleasant $58,154
6 Fox Point $52,271
7 Mount Hope $49,791
8 Wayland $49,078
9 Reservoir $48,204
10 Manton $47,073
11 Charles $42,734
12 Valley $41,659
13 South Elmwood $41,450
14 Silverlake $36,603
15 Washington Park $35,698
16 Hartford $34,575
17 Federal Hill $34,014
18 Wanskuck $33,909
19 Downtown $31,334
20 West End $31,257
21 Smith Hill $31,206
22 Lower South Providence $24,953
23 Elmwood $24,362
24 Olneyville $22,094

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