Best Places to Live in Rhode Island

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What you need to know about Rhode Island

Living in Rhode Island allows diners to feast on fresh lobster, oysters and seafood throughout the year. Rhode Island’s 400 miles of coastline and collection of historic landmarks draw thousands of tourists each year. Events like Gaspee Days celebrate the historic role Rhode Island played the American Revolution. Providence, Warwick and Cranston are among the best places to live in Rhode Island. Fishing, tourism and banking drive the economy in Rhode Island.

Best Places to Live in Rhode Island
Top communities include Newport, Providence, Woonsocket

Population

1,053,252
Down by 0%
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Top attractions include Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence Performing Arts Center, and the Museum of Natural History & Planetarium.
Rhode Island beaches
Why Rhode Island Has the Best Beaches in New England
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Housing

Homes Owned 60%
60% Complete
Homes Rented 40%
40% Complete

Median Home Price

$241,200
Higher than the national average

Median Household Income

$56,423
Higher than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 31%
31% Complete
Graduated High School 85%
85% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

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Maine, Connecticut, the Cape and the islands: They got nothin' on Little Rhody.

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Best Places to Live in Rhode Island
Top communities include Newport, Providence, Woonsocket