Cranston in Providence county, Rhode Island

Cranston, RI

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.{

Cranston, RI Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Cranston, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$240K
Up 14.3 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$283K
Up 23.9 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
94
Down 9.6 % since June 2016

Cranston, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Cranston, RI Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$148K
Down 18.9 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Condos
$194K
Up 10.7 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Condos
79
Down 36.8 % since June 2016

Cranston, RI Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Cranston, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 1.32 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 2,874.1
Household Size (people) 2.44
Households w/ Children 26.55 %
Annual Residential Turnover 9.94 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $763
One Bedroom $863
Two Bedroom $1,037
Three Bedroom $1,297
Four Bedroom $1,549

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: 81,448
Households: 31,502
Median Age: 41.88

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $59,041)

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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School Information for Cranston, RI

Public Elementary

School

OAK LAWN SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
36 STONEHAM ST
CRANSTON, RI 02920

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

STONE HILL SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
21 VILLAGE AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

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

GEORGE J. PETERS SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
15 MAYBERRY ST
CRANSTON, RI 02920

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 6-8
400 PHENIX AVE
CRANSTON, RI 02920

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

Public High

School

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

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

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

Private/Catholic

School

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Cranston, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Cranston, RI

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Featured Homes for Sale in Cranston, RI

307 Wilbur Avenue, Cranston, RI 02921
$389,000

307 Wilbur Avenue,
Cranston, RI 02921

3 bedrooms, 3 baths
61 Parkway Avenue, Cranston, RI 02905
$239,900

61 Parkway Avenue,
Cranston, RI 02905

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
222 Summit Drive, Cranston, RI 02920
$449,900

222 Summit Drive,
Cranston, RI 02920

4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
64 Strathmore Road, Cranston, RI 02905
$449,000

64 Strathmore Road,
Cranston, RI 02905

4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
307 Narragansett Street, Cranston, RI 02905
$204,900

307 Narragansett Street,
Cranston, RI 02905

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
23 Phenix Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920
$165,000

23 Phenix Avenue,
Cranston, RI 02920

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