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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.

Warwick, RI 02889

$900 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

28

East Providence, RI 02915

$920 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

East Providence, RI (Riverside)


$920 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Warwick, RI 02886

$825 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

66

North Providence, RI 02904

$900 and up

Loft-3 Beds1-2 Baths

North Providence, RI (Greystone)


$900 and up

Loft-3 Beds1-2 Baths
77
6

Warwick, RI 02886

$825 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Warwick, RI (Arctic Hill)

(6)

$825 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

North Providence, RI 02911

$1,075 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

North Providence, RI (Greystone)


$1,075 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Rumford, RI 02916

$1,025 and up

Loft-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Rumford, RI (Rumford)


$1,025 and up

Loft-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Warwick, RI 02886

$925 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

4

Pawtucket, RI 02860

Contact for Pricing

Studio-3 Beds1 Bath

Pawtucket, RI (Quality Hill)


Contact for Pricing

Studio-3 Beds1 Bath
25
12

Pawtucket, RI 02861

Contact for Pricing

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Pawtucket, RI (Darlington)

(12)

Contact for Pricing

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

West Warwick, RI 02893

$985 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Coventry, RI 02816

$1,270 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Coventry, RI (Anthony)


$1,270 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
15

West Warwick, RI 02893

$1,365 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

West Warwick, RI (Crompton)


$1,365 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
16

East Greenwich, RI 02818

$785 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

East Greenwich, RI (Glenwood)


$785 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
2

Warren, RI 02885

$800 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Warren, RI (South Warren-Metacom)

(2)

$800 and up

1-2 Beds1 Bath
17

Providence, RI 02907

$890 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Providence, RI (West End Providence)


$890 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
7

Providence, RI 02903

$630 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Providence, RI (Downtown)


$630 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
33

Attleboro, MA 02703

$1,350 and up

3 Beds1-2 Baths

Attleboro, MA (South Attleboro Village)


$1,350 and up

3 Beds1-2 Baths