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Population in 2012: 80,529 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 

Males: 39,801  (49.4%)
Females: 40,728  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  40.8 years
Rhode Island median age:  0.0 years

Zip codes: 02831, 02905, 02907, 02909, 02910, 02920, 02921.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $54,530 (it was $44,108 in 2000)
Cranston:

$54,530
Rhode Island:

$53,636
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $26,467

Cranston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $225,900 (it was $122,600 in 2000)
Cranston:

$225,900
Rhode Island:

$245,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $283,902; Detached houses: $289,084; Townhouses or other attached units: $253,030; In 2-unit structures: $254,794; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $265,135; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $344,836; Mobile homes: $116,341

Median gross rent in 2011: $943.

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  • White alone - 62,055 (77.2%)
  • Hispanic - 8,709 (10.8%)
  • Asian alone - 4,110 (5.1%)
  • Black alone - 3,654 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,384 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 242 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 200 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 33 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cranston: 97.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (26.2%), Irish (16.8%), English (8.5%), French (7.2%), Portuguese (5.2%), German (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1754

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 28.6 square miles.

Population density: 2819 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cranston:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cranston city:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

9,112 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 2.6% Asia, 2.5% Europe).

This city:  11.4%
Rhode Island:  12.5%



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists there were 152 registered sex offenders living in Cranston, Rhode Island as of April 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cranston to the number of sex offenders is 527 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $4,192 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $3,895 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (42.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (141.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Providence, RI (2.0 miles ), Johnston, RI (2.1 miles ), Warwick, RI (2.1 miles ), East Providence, RI (2.3 miles ), West Warwick, RI (2.4 miles ), North Providence, RI (2.5 miles ), .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 125 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 1998: 184 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 213 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2000: 131 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2001: 161 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2002: 134 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2003: 134 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2004: 115 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2005: 101 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $141,200

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 71.45 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -34,277 (-42.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,945 (29.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

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Crime rates in Cranston by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1100201012112
per 100,000 1.31.20.00.02.40.01.20.01.32.51.21.22.5
Rapes 3829273517121681620171816
per 100,000 47.936.233.442.920.714.719.89.920.024.921.222.419.9
Robberies 31584443424845425537243034
per 100,000 39.172.454.452.751.258.855.652.068.846.130.037.442.3
Assaults 72737681887766616461735578
per 100,000 90.791.294.099.3107.394.381.575.680.076.091.168.597.1
Burglaries 416542454436354322299341331415382461392
per 100,000 524.2676.9561.3534.3431.6394.4369.3422.4413.8517.3476.8574.2488.1
Thefts 1,4231,5531,7451,6491,6341,4801,3091,4811,6051,4661,3391,4231,362
per 100,000 1793.01939.52157.32020.81992.21812.61616.81834.62006.61827.41671.11772.31695.8
Auto thefts 237255286255212271268219248196180159154
per 100,000 298.6318.5353.6312.5258.5331.9331.0271.3310.1244.3224.6198.0191.7
Arson 1112161618232513815121417
per 100,000 13.915.019.819.621.928.230.916.110.018.715.017.421.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 211.0230.7224.2221.6196.3181.8174.9169.8196.7190.1171.4179.1177.1

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Crime rate in Cranston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 163 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Rhode Island average:

2.34

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Cranston, Rhode Island accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Rhode Island:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,959 (+3.9%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other protective service workers (20%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (18%)
  • Accountants and auditors (17%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (14%)
  • Customer service representatives (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving related workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Other protective service workers (39%)
  • Other food preparation and serving related workers (27%)
  • Accountants and auditors (25%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (16%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Cranston-area historical tornado activity is above Rhode Island state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.6 miles away from the Cranston city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cranston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 12.3 miles away from Cranston center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from Cranston center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Providence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snow: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Vinny Paz - Boxer, Elisabeth Hasselbeck - Television host, Jack Reed (politician) - Senator, David Quinn (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Dennis Wholey - Aemrican game show host, Hugh Duffy - Major League Baseball player, Jack Capuano - Ice hockey player, Joe Exter - Ice Hockey player, Ralph Warburton - Ice hockey player, William Sprague (Rhode Island, 1799–1856) - Governor of Rhode Island.

Political contributions by individuals in Cranston, RI

Heliports located in Cranston:

Amtrak station near Cranston:

  • 5 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.cranstonri.com

Colleges/Universities in Cranston:

  • Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island (Full-time enrollment: 203; Location: 379 Atwood Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.paulmitchelltheschool.com)
  • Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy (FT enrollment: 96; Location: 1400 Oaklawn Ave; Private, for-profit)
  • Sanford-Brown Institute (Location: 85 Garfield Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.gibbsri.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cranston:

  • Johnson & Wales University (about 4 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 9,672)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 5 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 6,663)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Brown University (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)
  • Rhode Island College (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 6,111)
  • Providence College (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,002)

Public high schools in Cranston:

Private high school in Cranston:

  • CORNERSTONE SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 665 DYER AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Cranston:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cranston:

  • CRANSTON JOHNSTON CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 352; Location: 43 POPLAR DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 85 CHESTER AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 1789 BROAD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MATTHEW SCHOOL (Students: 145; Location: 1301 ELMWOOD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LEARNING BROOKE ECE CENTER (Students: 60; Location: 1170 PONTIAC AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 83 ROLFE SQUARE; Grades: 1 - 11)
  • WONDERLAND EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 48; Location: 546 BUDLONG RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • DORIC DAY SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 145 PONTIAC AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ELMWOOD COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 801 ELMWOOD AVE; Grades: 9 - 11; Boys only)
See full list of schools located in Cranston, School District: CRANSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Cranston:

  • CRANSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,105,850; Location: 140 SOCKANOSSET CROSS ROAD; 310,395 books; 135 e-books; 20,830 audio materials; 20,697 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 19 other licensed databases; 529 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cranston: Cranston Country Club (A), Edgewood Yacht Club (B), Alpine Country Club (C), Pawtuxet Yacht Club (D), Narragansett Yacht Club (E), Dermksien Orchard (F), Russo Playground (G), Cranston Stadium (H), Pawtuxet Reservation (I), Rhode Island Yacht Club (J), Oak Lawn Branch Cranston Public Library (K), Knightville Meeting House (L), Knightsville Branch Cranston Public Library (M), John Waterman Arnold House (N), Governor Sprague Mansion Museum (O), Diocesan Resource Center Office of Religious Education Library (P), Cranston Public Library (Q), Cranston City Hall (R), Auburn Branch Cranston Public Library (S), Arlington Reading Room Cranston Public Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Garden City Center Shopping Center (1), Cohoes Commons Shopping Center (2), Park N Shop Center Shopping Center (3), Reservoir Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cranston include: Saint Davids Episcopal Church (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B), Knightsville-Franklin Congregation Church (C), Unification Church of Rhode Island (D), Faith Presbyterian Church (E), Faith Lutheran Brethren Church (F), Church of the Transfiguration (G), Christadelthian Ecclesia (H), First Korean Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethany Cemetery (1), Pocasset Cemetery (2), Saint Anns Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Fenner Pond (A), Bellefont Pond (B), Spectacle Pond (C), Tongue Pond (D), Print Works Pond (E), Randall Pond (F), Dyer Pond (G), Stone Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Three Ponds Brook (A), Pawtuxet River (B), Furnace Hill Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cranston include: Stillhouse Cove Park (1), Oak Lawn Village Historic District (2), J L Curran Park (3), Pawtuxet State Park (4), Dyer Avenue Playground (5), Meshanticut State Park (6), Fay Memorial Field (7), Salter Grove State Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Edgewood Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Rhode Island State - Legislative Information- Secretary of State- State Capitol- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 600 New London Avenue) (1), Ocean State Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 60 Webb Street) (2), Mulligans Island (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1000 New London Avenue) (3), Literatour of New England Inc (Tours & Charters; 51 Glen Avenue) (4), Cruise Brothers (Tours & Charters; 950 Wellington Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (101 New London Avenue) (1), Hillside Motor Lodge (101 New London Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Cranston City - Municipal Court (275 Atwood Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Providence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.0. This is about average.
City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.04
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.334

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cranston and their reported violations in the past:

HOLIDAY INN (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2005), St Boil Water Order (JAN-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-03-2005)
ALPINE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-09-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-1999), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAR-09-1999 to MAR-09-1999), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-09-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-09-1999), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-10-1999 to MAR-10-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (4 times from APR-02-1999 to MAY-10-1999), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-25-1999 to MAY-25-1999)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-1999), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-10-1999), St BCA signed (JUN-01-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (3 times from JUN-16-1999 to JUL-29-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-1998), St Public Notif requested (2 times from AUG-24-1998 to AUG-24-1998), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-24-1998 to AUG-24-1998), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-26-1998 to AUG-26-1998), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-1998 to SEP-30-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-1998), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-27-1998 to JUL-27-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-27-1998 to JUL-27-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-1998), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-1998), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cranston that have no violations reported:

  • JPS EXETER PUB-POKRAKA ENTERPRISES, INC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BEL-AIR MOTOR INN, INC. (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PASTORE LEISURE CENTER (LADD SCHOOL CAMP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAINT JOSEPH CEMETERY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.5%

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Rhode Island:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  7.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cranston, RI

People in group quarters in Cranston in 2010:

  • 3,433 people in state prisons
  • 363 people in college/university student housing
  • 224 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 156 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 135 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 96 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 43 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Cranston in 2000:

  • 3,252 people in state prisons
  • 309 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 242 people in nursing homes
  • 234 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 162 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 156 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 96 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 96 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 65 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 65 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Cranston compared to Rhode Island state average:

Cranston, Rhode Island environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Cranston (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Coastway Community Bank: Cranston Branch, at One Coastway Plaza, Contact Center/Web Branch. Info updated 2009/07/20: Bank assets: $324.2 mil, Deposits: $283.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Bank Rhode Island: Park Avenue Branch, Plainfield Pike Branch, Atwood Avenue Branch. Info updated 2006/09/28: Bank assets: $1,581.1 mil, Deposits: $1,131.1 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Cranston Branch, Western Cranston Branch, Edgewood Branch. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Cranston Branch, Cranston Branch, Garden City Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Washington Trust Company of Westerly: Oaklawn Branch at 1203 Oaklawn Avenue, branch established on 2007/06/11; Reservoir Avenue Branch at 645 Reservoir Avenue, branch established on 1981/05/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,059.8 mil, Deposits: $2,127.5 mil, headquarters in Westerly, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Pontiac Ave Branch at 1155 Pontiac Avenue, branch established on 2009/07/27; Cranston Branch at 1215 Park Ave., branch established on 2004/05/15. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Centreville Savings Bank: Cranston Branch at 193 Comstock Parkway, branch established on 2000/12/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $965.6 mil, Deposits: $725.3 mil, headquarters in West Warwick, RI, positive income, 6 total offices
  • Randolph Savings Bank: Cranston Branch at 875 Pontiac Avenue, branch established on 2009/02/09. Info updated 2010/02/02: Bank assets: $383.0 mil, Deposits: $324.9 mil, headquarters in Randolph, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Randolph Bancorp
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Cranston travel time to work - commute


Cranston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Cranston (based on Providence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.60%
Here63.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchJewishUnited Church of Christ
Adherents81.9%3.5%2.9%2.7%1.4%
Congregations28.2%11.0%9.3%3.5%5.8%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaAssemblies of GodArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.0%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.6%
Congregations3.5%0.6%4.7%0.3%33.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 129
Providence County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Providence County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Providence County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 499
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Providence County:

24.0%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

16.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 37$154,008$49,9493$908
Other Government Administration 32$97,438$36,5391$607
Police Protection - Officers 151$805,894$64,0450$0
Police - Other 29$93,973$38,88510$7,424
Firefighters 191$1,204,367$75,6670$0
Fire - Other 6$20,475$40,9501$886
Streets and Highways 55$200,692$43,7870$0
Welfare 10$30,241$36,2890$0
Health 5$16,727$40,1450$0
Sewerage 1$4,448$53,3760$0
Parks and Recreation 20$73,111$43,86713$3,713
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$23,375$56,1000$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,001$6,092,240$73,034156$315,832
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 520$1,200,884$27,713261$234,628
Local Libraries 32$119,237$44,71482$40,076
Other and Unallocable 78$255,825$39,35831$19,552
Totals for Government 2,173$10,392,935$57,393558$623,626

Cranston government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,354,000 ($41.65)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,383,000 ($17.17)
    Police Protection: $1,155,000 ($14.34)
    General - Other: $436,000 ($5.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $196,000 ($2.43)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($0.72)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $127,278,000 ($1580.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,798,000 ($295.52)
    Police Protection: $18,916,000 ($234.90)
    Sewerage: $14,680,000 ($182.29)
    Regular Highways: $10,614,000 ($131.80)
    Financial Administration: $4,190,000 ($52.03)
    General - Other: $3,509,000 ($43.57)
    Libraries: $2,822,000 ($35.04)
    Central Staff Services: $2,796,000 ($34.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,348,000 ($29.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,974,000 ($24.51)
    General Public Buildings: $1,924,000 ($23.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,468,000 ($18.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $896,000 ($11.13)
    Health - Other: $810,000 ($10.06)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $18,309,000 ($227.36)
    Corporate Bonds: $9,379,000 ($116.47)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,051,000 ($37.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,007,000 ($37.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,394,000 ($17.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $997,000 ($12.38)
    General Public Building: $55,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $131,956,000 ($1638.61)

Cranston government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,871,000 ($209.50)
    All Other: $2,489,000 ($30.91)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,970,000 ($24.46)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,417,000 ($17.60)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $21,935,000 ($272.39)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,959,000 ($36.74)
    Local Employee Contribution: $728,000 ($9.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,952,000 ($24.24)
    Education: $1,806,000 ($22.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,868,000 ($85.29)
    Interest Earnings: $2,355,000 ($29.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,541,000 ($19.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $41,832,000 ($519.47)
    General Local Government Support: $20,709,000 ($257.16)
    All Other: $11,245,000 ($139.64)
    Sewerage: $2,031,000 ($25.22)
  • Tax - Property: $145,907,000 ($1811.86)
    Other License: $4,173,000 ($51.82)

Cranston government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,328,000 ($1183.77)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,164,000 ($933.38)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,800,000 ($307.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,636,000 ($57.57)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,300,000 ($16.14)

Cranston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,630,000 ($293.43)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $27,177,000 ($337.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,410,000 ($588.73)

4.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Rhode Island average:

5.39%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.18%
Rhode Island average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kent County, RI  0.82% ($40,023 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.45% ($43,081)
from Washington County, RI  0.23% ($16,206)


5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Rhode Island average:

6.42%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.06%
Rhode Island average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, RI  0.96% ($46,126 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.47% ($52,356)
to Washington County, RI  0.25% ($57,695)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cranston:

  • WARV (1590 AM; 5 kW; WARWICK, RI; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRIB (1220 AM; 1 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cranston:

  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WDOM (91.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Cranston:

  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Cranston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 105
Total length: 568 meters (1,864ft)
Total costs: $206,206,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,776,502
Total average daily truck traffic: 274,893

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 3
  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 15
  • 1960-1969: 72
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cranston, RI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cranston)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cranston, RI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 212 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cranston)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cranston)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED404$182,376318$186,9871,582$184,46094$89,2452$525,00070$144,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$140,83329$155,276159$195,87416$25,5000$09$142,111
APPLICATIONS DENIED92$175,56565$172,262576$206,34954$53,0740$040$144,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN36$158,61146$200,348327$193,54713$83,4620$014$155,571
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$158,82620$163,250105$206,9142$179,0000$09$139,111

Detailed mortgage data for all 17 tracts in Cranston, RI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$214,00027$254,481
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$228,40926$245,577
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$199,87510$206,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$392,0002$243,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$143,4000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Cranston, RI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,01881.1 years
John80674.9 years
Joseph69475.1 years
William47274.0 years
Anna47081.4 years
Margaret30980.3 years
George30374.7 years
James30174.3 years
Frank30077.8 years
Anthony28872.9 years
Most common last names in Cranston, RI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13075.7 years
Johnson11781.5 years
Moretti9879.4 years
Anderson9778.2 years
Brown9373.8 years
Martin5673.9 years
Ricci5477.4 years
Ruggieri5477.2 years
Rossi5480.0 years
Nelson5379.2 years
Businesses in Cranston, RI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lowe's1
AMF Bowling2Marshalls1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Ann Taylor1McDonald's3
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
Banana Republic1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike7
Burger King3OfficeMax1
Burlington Coat Factory1Panera Bread1
CVS4Payless1
Catherines1Penske1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid5
DHL1Sears1
Days Inn1Shaw's1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel2
Dunkin Donuts11Starbucks1
Eddie Bauer1Subway9
FedEx13T-Mobile3
GNC2Taco Bell1
GameStop2Talbots1
Gap1True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul4
J. Jill1UPS18
JoS. A. Bank1Victoria's Secret1
Johnny Rockets1Walgreens3
Jones New York2Walmart1
KFC1Whole Foods Market1
Kmart1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Cranston, RI


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