East Providence, RI Cost of Living


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East Providence cost of living score
108.8
More expensive
8.8% higher
than the US average
3.3% lower
than the Rhode Island average
East Providence, Rhode Island gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 108.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 8.8% higher than the U.S. average and 3.3% higher than the average for Rhode Island.

East Providence, RI

Housing costs in East Providence?
A typical home costs $356,300, which is 5.4% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 11.2% less expensive than the average Rhode Island home, at $401,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in East Providence costs $1,410 per month, which is 1.4% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,430.

Can I afford East Providence?
To live comfortably in East Providence, Rhode Island, a minimum annual income of $68,400 for a family, and $46,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about East Providence?
East Providence, RI has an overall below average cost of living thanks largely in part to its affordable real estate values and taxes when compared other places within Rhode Island and the nation as a whole but can vary depending on neighborhood so one must shop around if they want the best deal available during their search for a place to call home here too.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesEast ProvidenceRhode IslandUnited States
  108.8112.5100.0
  105.3106.5100
  87.385.5100.0
  109.3128.8100.0
  $356,300$401,200$338,100
  115.5%115.9%100.0%
  105.6106.1100.0
  109.7113.2100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Rhode Island sometimes escape the more harsh weather that hammers New England, but as is typical of the region, be ready for  More

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Over 16 years ago

It's a small town and it's about who you know. Very ethnic in a very enjoyable way. There are great bakeries, great little stores, parades, feasts...nice  More

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East Providence is close enough to Providence that you're able to reap the benefits of arts and culture , but far enough away to be out of the hustle and bustle. East  More

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