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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Rhode Island 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score57
  • Central Falls, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,366
  • I'm am coming to you straight from Central Falls, Rhode Island and I feel as though I should tell you about what it's like. From Fight 2 Fitness to El Paisa and everywhere in between, you will find…[read more]
64
  • 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…[read more]
62
  • 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…[read more]
61
  • Providence, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 178,851
  • Providence is okay :| you could see good downtown but Providence is a sleepy ton compared to other cities in America and yeah that's all I have to…[read more]
76
  • 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…[read more]
77
  • Valley Falls, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,116
  • I adore Valley Falls, RI, it's a great place to raise a family. The people are friendly, kids play in the street while parents gather outside to talk. Neighbors look out for one another here. Valley…[read more]
72
  • Warwick, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 81,881
  • As a resident of Warwick, it is pretty trash and there is nothing to do here. Worst zip code to live in is 02888, it is the border of Cranston and is the busiest. Drug deals happen a lot due to it being…[read more]
78
  • 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…[read more]
58
  • Tiverton, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,486
77
  • Cumberland Hill, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,014
71
  • Greenville, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,425
68
  • Westerly, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,632
  • Living in Westerly, Rhode Island has been a dream come true for my family. This is the best environment ever to raise my children in. With a population of just over 22,000, this is an area in which your…[read more]
78
  • Wakefield-Peacedale, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,904
78
  • Newport East, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,042
  • In some ways, living in Newport East, RI, feels like being on vacation everyday. The area has lots of beaches and touristy attractions, that are lots of fun in the summer. In the winter months, it's…[read more]
66
  • Kingston, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,891
68
  • Newport, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,570
  • When I lived in Newport, Rhode Island I felt it was culturally and historically enriching. I've strolled on the Cliff Walk by the beautiful old mansions and listened to a band at a jazz bar on Thames…[read more]

Finding an affordable place to live in Rhode Island is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in Rhode Island that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Rhode Island. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Rhode Island.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Rhode Island with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Rhode Island, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in Rhode Island, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.