Cranston in Providence county, Rhode Island

Cranston

For those craving an urban feel, but the safety and security of a small town, Cranston has it all.

The city of Cranston is part of the Providence metropolitan area.

Cranston's Garden City Shopping Center gets rave reviews for its wide array of stores, restaurants, and spacious parking lots. The town’s summer concert series is also a big attraction.

Chapel View is another hotspot of commercial activity. Stamped as a "lifestyle center", it is home to popular retailers

Cranston offers activities such as miniature golf at Mulligan's Island Golf and Entertainment as well as more than 200 restaurants.

There are 17 elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools located in Cranston. The high schools have a more than 90% graduation rate.{

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$244K
17.5 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$258K
21.1 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
99
4.2 % since November 2015
Single Family Sales by Quarter
Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$117K
49.6 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$141K
34.0 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condominiums
63
56.8 % since November 2015
Condominium Sales by Quarter

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.63 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 2,854.4
Household Size (people) 2.44
Households w/ Children 27.30 %
Annual Residential Turnover 9.81 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $712
One Bedroom $871
Two Bedroom $1,057
Three Bedroom $1,311
Four Bedroom $1,579

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 80,891
Households: 31,267
Median Age: 41.74

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $60,327)

Climate & Weather

The temperature chart displays average high and low temperatures (degrees Fahrenheit) for the months of January and July.

The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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Public Elementary

School

EDEN PARK SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
180 OAKLAND AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02910

CHESTER W. BARROWS SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
9 BEACHMONT AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02905

W. R. DUTEMPLE SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
32 GARDEN ST
CRANSTON, RI 02910

WOODRIDGE SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
401 BUDLONG RD
CRANSTON, RI 02920

OAK LAWN SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
36 STONEHAM ST
CRANSTON, RI 02920

EDWARD S. RHODES SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
160 SHAW AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02905

STADIUM SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
100 CRESCENT AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02910

EDGEWOOD HIGHLAND SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
160 PAWTUXET AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02905

GLADSTONE STREET SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
50 GLADSTONE ST
CRANSTON, RI 02920

ARLINGTON SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
155 PRINCESS AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

DANIEL D. WATERMAN SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
722 PONTIAC AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02910

STONE HILL SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
21 VILLAGE AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

GLEN HILLS SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
50 GLEN HILLS DR
CRANSTON, RI 02920

GEORGE J. PETERS SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
15 MAYBERRY ST
CRANSTON, RI 02920

GARDEN CITY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
70 PLANTATION DR
CRANSTON, RI 02920

ORCHARD FARMS EL. SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
1555 SCITUATE AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02921

HOPE HIGHLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
300 HOPE RD
CRANSTON, RI 02921

Public Middle

School

HUGH B. BAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
135 GANSETT AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02910

PARK VIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
25 PARK VIEW BLVD
CRANSTON, RI 02910

WESTERN HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
400 PHENIX AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

DCYF ALTERNATIVE ED. PROGRAM
Grades: 7-12
57 POWER RD
CRANSTON, RI 02920

Public High

School

CRANSTON HIGH SCHOOL EAST
Grades: 9-12
899 PARK AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02910

CRANSTON CAREER & TECH CENTER
Grades: 9-12
100 METROPOLITAN AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

NEL/CPS CONSTRUCTION CAREER
Grades: 9-12
4 SHARPE DR
CRANSTON, RI 02920

CRANSTON HIGH SCHOOL WEST
Grades: 9-12
80 METROPOLITAN AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

NFIACE PROGRAM
Grades: 8-12
735 NEW LONDON AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

Private/Catholic

School

VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL
Grades: 6-12
83 ROLFE SQ
CRANSTON, RI 02910

CORNERSTONE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
665 DYER AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

MISS LEE ANN'S, INC.
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
180 OAKLAWN AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

WONDERLAND EARLY LEARNING CENTER
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
546 BUDLONG RD
CRANSTON, RI 02920

LEARNING BROOKE ECE CENTER
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
1170 PONTIAC AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

ST PAUL SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
1789 BROAD ST
CRANSTON, RI 02905

ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
85 CHESTER AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
235 GARDEN HILLS DR
CRANSTON, RI 02920

ST. MATTHEW SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
1301 ELMWOOD AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02910

PUMPKIN PATCH EARLY LEARNING CTR
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
220 COMSTOCK PKWY
CRANSTON, RI 02921

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Featured Listings

67 Beeckman Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920
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Cranston, RI 02905

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