Best Places to Live in Rhode Island

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Rhode Island by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Rhode Island is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Rhode Island has a population of 1,051,511 and a population density of 679.8. The capital city is Providence and the largest city in Rhode Island is Providence. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Watch Hill, RIPopulation: 20783C+DA+AAA+C
2Wakefield-Peacedale, RIPopulation: 8,51183A+FA+ABAC
3Narragansett Pier, RIPopulation: 4,02582A+FA+AC+AC
4Newport East, RIPopulation: 11,17781A+FA+B+BAC
5Greenville, RIPopulation: 8,92880AFA+AB+B+D+
6Kingston, RIPopulation: 6,70980B+FA+ABAC
7Westerly, RIPopulation: 17,71280A+DA+BBB+C
8Cumberland Hill, RIPopulation: 8,35680B+DA+AB+B+D+
9Cranston, RIPopulation: 80,44679A+DABBB+C
10East Providence, RIPopulation: 47,14578A+DA+C+C+B+C
11Warwick, RIPopulation: 82,69878ADAB+BBC
12Chepachet, RIPopulation: 1,31777CDA+B+B+B+D+
13Misquamicut, RIPopulation: 41277DFA+AB+A+C
14Valley Falls, RIPopulation: 11,53376ADA+C+BB+D+
15Quonochontaug, RIPopulation: 44176FFA+A+AA+C
16Hope Valley, RIPopulation: 1,64976D+DA+ABAC
17Weekapaug, RIPopulation: 32076DFA+AC+AC
18Newport, RIPopulation: 24,37676A+FDABAC
19Pascoag, RIPopulation: 3,81475C+DA+BC+BD+
20Wyoming, RIPopulation: 15475C+DABBB+C
21Greene, RIPopulation: 1,01675FFA+AAB+C
22Tiverton, RIPopulation: 7,35874C+DABBB+C
23Clayville, RIPopulation: 21674FDA+B+A+B+C
24Ashaway, RIPopulation: 1,48374FDA+AB+B+C
25Carolina, RIPopulation: 1,39474FFA+B+B+B+C
26Harmony, RIPopulation: 1,21874DDA+BBB+D+
27Pawtucket, RIPopulation: 71,24672A+DCCCBC
28Harrisville, RIPopulation: 2,52572FDA+C+BB+D+
29Woonsocket, RIPopulation: 41,24470A+DD+CCBD+
30Bradford, RIPopulation: 1,57470FDA+CCB+C
31Providence, RIPopulation: 178,18570A+DFCCBC
32Melville, RIPopulation: 1,81368FDA+A+CCC
33Central Falls, RIPopulation: 19,37466A+D+DFDBD+
34Foster Center, RIPopulation: 31665FDACDB+D+
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