Cranston, Rhode Island Houses for Sale

Located in the central part of the state of Rhode Island and a city in Providence County, Cranston sits in the Narragansett Bay on its western shore and is adjoined by Providence City. The first recorded settlement was in 1638 and was made on the Pawtuxet River. When the area was separated from Providence, it became a town and was then named after Samuel Cranston, the then governor of Rhode Island. Cranston was primarily founded and developed as a residential suburb, it has industrial plants that produce jewelry, machinery, food products, and metals. Trucks and dairy farms nurseries are also established in the area.

Cranston, RI Prices for Houses for Sale

468,834 +16%
455,346 +21%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Cranston Homes for Purchase

116 -7%
192 -14%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

25 +23%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 148  
Police Civilians 30  
Total Arrests 648 (2020)
Total Incidents 2,165 (2020)
CrimeScore 16.39  
National Rank 1875th  
Statewide Rank 2nd  

Local Statistics

Population 81,142 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,701 (9.85%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 4
Arson 12
Assault Offenses 411
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 87
Counterfeiting/Forgery 56
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 357
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 90
Embezzlement 16
Extortion/Blackmail 7
Fraud Offenses 383
Homicide Offenses 2
Kidnapping/Abduction 2
Larceny/Theft Offenses 694
Motor Vehicle Theft 83
Pornography/Obscene Material 6
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 13
Sex Offenses 29
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 1
Stolen Property Offenses 35
Weapon Law Violations 31

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