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Places With The Best Housing In Rhode Island 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score66
  • Newport, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,570
68
  • Kingston, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,891
76
  • Wakefield-Peacedale, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,904
72
  • Newport East, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,042
64
  • Greenville, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,425
69
  • Cumberland Hill, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,014
67
  • Westerly, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,632
65
  • Tiverton, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,486
67
  • Valley Falls, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,116
71
  • Cranston, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 80,882
  • I spent four days in Cranston, RI when touring the state of Rhode Island. Cranston, RI may not be a big and bustling city however it is fun in its own aspect. Cranston, RI capitalizes on the small town
65
  • Warwick, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 81,881
  • Warwick, RI is a quaint city with a small town look and feel. When I visited it was due to a scheduling mix up and I flew into T.F. Green Airport. I had some time to kill so I decided to wander around
64
  • East Providence, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 47,260
  • I have been a career-oriented, constant mover. From apartments in mega-cities to cabins in the woods, "been there, done that". Living in East Providence was a very pleasant experience. Rhode Island is
61
  • Pawtucket, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 71,389
  • My experiences with Pawtucket, Rhode Island have always revolved around visiting the small city in order to catch the Pawtucket Red Sox play ball. It was an economical way to watch some good sports
58
  • Providence, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 178,851
  • I lived in the city of Providence, RI for four years. Providence has a unique culture that draws some of its best elements from being a seaside port, a historical landmark and Boston's southward
49
  • Woonsocket, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,272
  • What is not there to like about Rhode Island. Though the state may be small, there is a strong sense of community within the state. I was originally from New York City. 5 years ago I moved from the city
57
  • Central Falls, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,366

Housing is one of the most important factors when deciding where to live in Rhode Island. Housing prices continue to rise, but there are still some deals to be had. When searching for a new home, you want to ensure that home prices in that area are appreciating, but you also need to ensure that the home prices will fit within you budget. AreaVibes used science and data to create a list of the best cities in Rhode Island to buy a new home with a population over 5,000 people.

The cities listed above have been chosen as the best places to buy a new home in Rhode Island as they have seen high appreciation rates combined with a solid income to home price affordability ratio. High appreciation rates are a good indicator that the home will continue to increase in value, while the affordability ratio ensure that homes in that area are affordable based on the median household income to home price ratio.

To further narrow your search results for the best places to purchase a new home in Rhode Island, you can use the filters. Start by selecting cities and/or neighborhoods, city size based on population, categories (amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment and weather) as well as home/rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your budget.