Providence, Rhode Island Houses for Sale

Providence is located in the northeast part of Narragansett Bay; it is considered to be the oldest city in the United States. Providence is located in a small state, but it has a lot of coastlines and that many bays and islands will equal about 400 miles off the coast. The city was one of the many cities in the United States that was industrialized and became notable for its textile manufacturing and subsequently with jewelry, machine tools, and the silver industry. Present-day Providence is now home to seven schools and eight hospitals, which significantly impacted the economy’s shift from its manufacturing activities to the service industries. It also has a thriving arts scene and community, a diverse neighborhood, renowned restaurants, and tons of other things that residents and visitors can enjoy.

Providence, RI Prices for Houses for Sale

469,946 +26%
370,886 +20%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Providence Homes for Purchase

316 +6%
408 -13%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

26 +29%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 420  
Police Civilians 90  
Total Arrests 1,173 (2020)
Total Incidents 9,608 (2020)
CrimeScore 33.85  
National Rank 3481st  
Statewide Rank 7th  

Local Statistics

Population 179,270 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,370 (3.02%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 8
Assault Offenses 2,184
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 619
Counterfeiting/Forgery 16
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 1,766
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 283
Embezzlement 7
Extortion/Blackmail 5
Fraud Offenses 952
Homicide Offenses 17
Kidnapping/Abduction 7
Larceny/Theft Offenses 3,247
Motor Vehicle Theft 557
Pornography/Obscene Material 2
Prostitution Offenses 5
Robbery 184
Sex Offenses 108
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 6
Stolen Property Offenses 35
Weapon Law Violations 191

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