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Overview of Cranston

Cranston apartments for rent are located in Rhode Island's third-largest city. A thriving suburban community, Cranston has both a beautiful shoreline along Narrangansett Bay to the east and quiet farming communities to the west. With such a diverse and growing population, Cranston is a city where many Rhode Islanders relocate to take advantage of a tight-knit environment, and many apartments for rent in Cranston are located just minutes away from the larger city of Providence. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cranston has a population of about 80,000 people.

Living in Cranston

Searching for Cranston apartments for rent will connect you to the city's storied heritage, which dates back to 1638 when Roger Williams and 12 other proprietors acquired the Providence area from Native Americans. Cranston remained quiet until after the Civil War, when local politicians gerrymandered the city's boundaries to oust opposing parties four different times. Today, Cranston is a multi-ethnic community that embraces citizens from all walks of life. With a city slogan of "We're on the move!" Cranston is a place where innovation is at the forefront of local initiatives. Top attractions here include the Sprague mansion and Roger Williams Park Zoo.

Cranston Apartments and Cost of Living

In locations that are close to a metropolitan area, Cranston apartments for rent make great homes for those looking for affordable living conditions. According to City-Data, Cranston's cost of living index is four points lower than the national average. This, along with phenomenal local amenities, led AreaVibes to award the city an "Extremely Livable" livability score of 76. Here, residents of apartments for rent in Cranston can expect to pay about $3.83 for a gallon of gasoline, $2.51 for a gallon of milk, $1.65 for a loaf of bread and $2.25 for a dozen eggs.

Apartments in Cranston Work and Study

Whether you're seeking employment in the public or private sectors, you're sure to find opportunities near apartments in Cranston. The city's largest employers include the City of Cranston and the State of Rhode Island, as well as Citizens Bank. Although there are also several manufacturers and distributors in the community, Cranston's close proximity to Interstate 95 entices many local residents to commute to downtown Providence for work as well.

For residents seeking prestigious higher education, Cranston apartments are located near Brown University - the seventh-oldest higher learning institution in the United States. As an Ivy League school, Brown offers students a world-class education in an urban setting.

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Providence, RI 02904

From $935

1-3 Beds1 Bath

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12

West Warwick, RI 02893

From $1200

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

West Warwick, RI (River Point)

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From $1200

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Warwick, RI 02886

$1060 - $1470

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Warwick, RI (Apponaug)

(2)

$1060 - $1470

1-2 Beds1 Bath

North Providence, RI 02904

$1085 - $1590

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

North Providence, RI (Greystone)


$1085 - $1590

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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West Warwick, RI 02893

$1035 - $1240

1-2 Beds1 Bath

West Warwick, RI (Centreville)


$1035 - $1240

1-2 Beds1 Bath
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Warwick, RI 02818

From $1200

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Warwick, RI (Cowesett)


From $1200

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Coventry, RI 02816

$1025 - $1185

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Coventry, RI (Spring Lake)


$1025 - $1185

1-2 Beds1 Bath
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North Providence, RI 02904

Contact for Pricing

1-2 Beds1 Bath

North Providence, RI (Downtown)


Contact for Pricing

1-2 Beds1 Bath
12

Johnston, RI 02919

$1020 - $1395

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Johnston, RI (Thornton)

(12)

$1020 - $1395

1-2 Beds1 Bath
11

Providence, RI 02906

$5000

3 Beds3 Baths

Providence, RI (College Hill)


$5000

3 Beds3 Baths
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East Providence, RI 02914

From $1140

1-3 Beds1 Bath

East Providence, RI (Watchemocket)


From $1140

1-3 Beds1 Bath

East Providence, RI 02915

$725 - $950

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

East Providence, RI (Kent Heights)


$725 - $950

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
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East Providence, RI 02914

$850 - $1550

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

East Providence, RI (Watchemocket)

(2)

$850 - $1550

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Providence, RI 02906

$1500 - $6000

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths

Providence, RI (College Hill)


$1500 - $6000

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths
60

Providence, RI 02906

$1125 - $4400

1-6 Beds1-3 Baths

Providence, RI (Wayland)


$1125 - $4400

1-6 Beds1-3 Baths
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East Providence, RI 02915

$1135 - $1500

1-3 Beds1 Bath

East Providence, RI (Riverside)


$1135 - $1500

1-3 Beds1 Bath
13

Johnston, RI 02919

$1302 - $3921

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Johnston, RI (Hartford Avenue)


$1302 - $3921

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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4

North Providence, RI 02911

$775 - $1500

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

North Providence, RI (Fruit Hill)

(4)

$775 - $1500

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths