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Providence Apartments
Last updated February 27 2024 at 1:28 AM

Providence, RI
116 Apartments for Rent

Providence Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 179,883
Population Density: 9,773.3 people/sq mile
Median Age: 33
Percentage of Family Households: 55%
Median Annual Income: $60,970 / year
Median Rent: $1,218 / month

What locals are saying

Providence, Rhode Island.

Providence is the capitol of Rhode Island and was one of the first cities ever established in the US

Providence Demographics


How diverse is Providence?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Providence is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Providence are Hispanic Or Latino (44.6%), White (32.9%), Black Or African American (9.7%), Asian (6.8%), Two Or More (4.1%), Other (1.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.7%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Providence residents?

The median age in Providence is 33 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Providence?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Providence is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Providence are Hispanic Or Latino (44.6%), White (32.9%), Black Or African American (9.7%), Asian (6.8%), Two Or More (4.1%), Other (1.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.7%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Providence residents?

The median age in Providence is 33 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Providence Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Providence is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Providence is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Providence is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Providence


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Reservoir Avenue School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
293 Students
4 Reviews
293
Students
4 Reviews
6 /10
Pleasant View School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
455 Students
21 Reviews
455
Students
21 Reviews
6 /10
William D'abate Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
400 Students
1 Reviews
400
Students
1 Reviews

Middle Schools

5 /10
Times2 Academy
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
726 Students
11 Reviews
726
Students
11 Reviews
5 /10
Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts
Charter
7-12
Charter
7-12
212 Students
4 Reviews
212
Students
4 Reviews
4 /10
Nathanael Greene Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,006 Students
4 Reviews
1,006
Students
4 Reviews

High Schools

9 /10
Classical High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,126 Students
17 Reviews
1,126
Students
17 Reviews
5 /10
Times2 Academy
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
726 Students
11 Reviews
726
Students
11 Reviews
5 /10
Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts
Charter
7-12
Charter
7-12
212 Students
4 Reviews
212
Students
4 Reviews

What Renters Say about Providence


Apartment List has released the results for Providence from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Providence renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "Interestingly, ratings for Providence vary widely across categories such as affordability and career opportunities."
60%
Commute Time
58%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
55%
Social Life
50%
Public Transit
48%
Pet Friendliness
38%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
38%
Dating
37%
Weather
31%
Affordability
28%
Safety and Crime Rate
27%
Quality of Schools
13%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in Providence, Rhode Island

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Providence is $2,360, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,657. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Providence, RI


Searching for an apartment for rent in Providence, RI? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 116 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Providence. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Providence is $1,969 for a studio, $2,360 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,657 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Providence apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Providence, RI apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Providence?

In Providence, the average rent is $1,969 for a studio, $2,360 for a 1-bedroom, $2,657 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,536 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Providence, check out our monthly Providence Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Providence?

You can filter cheap apartments in Providence by price: under $1,000, under $900.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Providence?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Providence apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Providence?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Providence.

How can I find off-campus housing in Providence?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Providence. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Northeastern University, and Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network.