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Places With The Best Housing In Rhode Island 2021

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score72
  • Warwick, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 81,881
  • Dont listen to the kid above my post. Warwick has little *serious* crime (drugs another story but this is 2020 america drugs are everywhere). Crime is actually the ONLY thing in warwick you dont have to…[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]
64
  • 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]
75
  • 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]
59
  • Woonsocket, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,272
  • I would NEVER recommend this place to anyone. It's disgusting here. Trust me. Lived here for a few years, and escaped a few years ago. Won't even visit if someone paid me! Worst place to consider…[read more]
77
  • Cumberland Hill, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,014
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]
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]
69
  • 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]
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]
71
  • Greenville, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,425
56
  • 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]
67
  • Kingston, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,891
79
  • Wakefield-Peacedale, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,904
59
  • Tiverton, RI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,486
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]

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.