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What Bert Has To Say About Providence-Warwick Metro Area

Providence is the capital and primary commercial, industrial, and residential area for this small New England state. Established as an enclave of religious tolerance and resident American rights in pre-Revolutionary times, it remains a center of liberal intellectual thought. It’s also an old manufacturing and typically New-England style old textile milling center, and the area and surrounding communities of New Bedford and Fall River have borne the brunt of considerable economic dislocation. The metro area covers the state of Rhode Island and spreads eastward into Bristol County, Massachusetts (where New Bedford and Fall River are located).


Capital-city complex - Eastern edge of Rhode Island at the head of Narragansett Bay See Local Real Estate
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City: Providence
Zip Codes: 02909, 02908, ... 7 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 51 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Providence

    The unemployment rate in Providence is 6.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Providence jobs have Increased by 1.59 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Providence's cost of living is 6.40% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Providence's Cost of Living
    Providence's population is 179,207 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.50 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Providence is $157,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -26.43%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Providence public schools spend $18,012 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Providence. Learn more...

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I currently live in Rockford IL and just graduated college for broadcasting. I want to move out of this depressing, negative city and was thinking about Providence,... (Read More)



Providence is the most pot smoking city US I've ev

And I've been to San Francisco and Seattle, so that's saying a lot. If you like pot, good for you, my annoyance is with all the people who smoke pot plainly in... (Read More)



New England Weather!

Winter is wet and cold, summer is humid and hot, spring has a ton of rain (sometimes snow as last as April), however the best season is Fall. It is not too hot, not too... (Read More)



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