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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
Country: United States
State: Rhode Island
County: Providence County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Providence, Cranston, ... 24 total
Zip Codes: 02860, 02909, ... 38 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 51 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Providence

    The unemployment rate in Providence County is 5.60 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Providence County jobs have Increased by 1.62 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Providence County's cost of living is 14.80% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Providence County's Cost of Living
    Providence County's population is 633,473 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.87 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Providence County is $206,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -24.34%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Providence County public schools spend $16,198 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Providence County. Learn more...

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