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Average Rent in Providence, RI

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Providence Studio - $1,437+10%
Providence 1 Bed - $2,075+1%
Providence 2 Beds - $2,800+17%

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Local Reviews

I like living in the city. I like the quality of people in the neighborhood. All these things make it a safe neighborhood to live in.

There is a commercial street near the community, with a lot of snacks, cinemas and many places selling special commodities. When I am free, I will go there with my family and buy something to eat.

Everyone is in their own little world nobody bothers nobody and I like that. That everybody respect everyone. That's all I have to said for now. Thank you very much.

I like going to restaurants with my family because we get to spend time with each other and eat good food.

I love the plethora of local businesses, especially eateries/restaurants, that are within walking distance. It's very close to Brown University, so it's very safe as a college town. We have close access to bike/running trails. No car needed to get arouns!

Generally nice environment. Younger town. Along with that corrupt taxation practices and mostly children dependent on rich parents who aren't present. encourages fantasy expectations on local government.

Demographics

Education

High School

11%

Associate's

12%

Bachelor's

35%

Master's

24%

Doctorate

18%

Family Size

2 people

67%

3 people

19%

4 people

12%

5 people

1%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

44%

50-100k

21%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

5%

200k+

22%

Age

0-10

1%

10-20

36%

20-45

47%

45-65

10%

65+

6%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in College Hill, Providence, RI

In Providence, RI, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,437 to $2,800. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in College Hill, Providence, RI is $1,437. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,075. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,800.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+10%

Changed from $1,306 to $1,437
1 Bed

+1%

Changed from $2,054 to $2,075
2 Beds

+17%

Changed from $2,393 to $2,800

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

0%

Compared to National Average

8%

The cost of living in College Hill, Providence, RI is 0% higher than the state average and 8% higher than the national average. College Hill, Providence, RI housing is 17.8% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 19.8% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 1.7% more in College Hill, Providence, RI than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 6.2% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in College Hill, Providence, RICompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
0%
17.8%
Utilities
0%
19.8%
Food
0%
1.7%
Transportation
0%
5.5%
Healthcare
0%
6.2%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$3,334-2%
Cambridge$3,299+17%
Chestnut Hill$3,160-9%
Jamaica Plain$2,900+2%
Brighton$2,811+41%
Brookline$2,575+3%
Somerville$2,555+19%
Dorchester$2,288--
Quincy$2,285-1%
Allston$2,275-1%
Roxbury$1,9000%
Newton$1,8500%
Providence$1,437+10%
Worcester$1,425-11%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Charlestown$5,169-6%
Boston$4,107-2%
Cambridge$3,816+1%
Roxbury$3,700+28%
Chestnut Hill$3,610+4%
Brighton$3,363+35%
Jamaica Plain$3,222+9%
Somerville$3,081-7%
South Boston$2,937+1%
Norwood$2,865-7%
Brookline$2,8250%
Newton$2,750-12%
Quincy$2,700-1%
Allston$2,675-24%
Dorchester$2,519--
Providence$2,075+1%
Worcester$1,8120%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$5,587+6%
Allston$4,925+9%
Cambridge$4,860-1%
Chestnut Hill$4,645-2%
Brighton$4,642+68%
Roxbury$4,145+2%
Jamaica Plain$3,950+4%
Somerville$3,702+16%
Brookline$3,6500%
Quincy$3,560+10%
Norwood$3,499+8%
South Boston$3,447-2%
Dorchester$3,199--
Newton$3,000-20%
Providence$2,800+17%
Worcester$2,179+9%

Compare Neighborhoods

West End Providence

$1,100

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Wanskuck

$1,200

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Olneyville

$1,400

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Providence, RI?

For renters in Providence seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are West End Providence, Wanskuck, and Olneyville, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,100, $1,200, and $1,400 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Silver Lake and Crompton, where the rents are $1,400 and $1,500, a favorable comparison to Providence's overall 1-bedroom average of $2,075.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Providence, RI?

In Providence, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown, Elmwood, and Fox Point. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown averages at $5,115, in Elmwood it averages $2,500, and in Fox Point, the average is $2,400. For additional high-end living options, Greystone offers 1-bedroom apartments at $2,150, and East Side at $2,000. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $2,075 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Providence, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Providence, RI?

In Providence, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Downtown, Smith Hill, and Valley. In Downtown, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $5,115. Smith Hill sees average rents of $1,750 for a 1-bedroom unit. Valley offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,917. For those seeking other popular areas, Jewelry District presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,625, and Federal Hill at $1,650. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $2,075 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Providence, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Mt. Hope$3,449+47%
Downcity District$2,4120%
Downtown$2,272-18%
Federal Hill$1,750--
West Side$1,750--
Fox Point$1,650+27%
East Side$1,337+3%
Wayland$1,2500%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Elmwood$2,500--
Fox Point$2,400+66%
Greystone$2,150+4%
East Side$2,000+3%
Wayland$2,0000%
Valley$1,917-4%
Washington Park$1,900--
Thornton$1,880+17%
North End$1,750--
Smith Hill$1,750--
Federal Hill$1,650-8%
West Side$1,650-8%
Jewelry District$1,625--
Mt. Hope$1,600--
Crompton$1,500-4%
Olneyville$1,400--
Silver Lake$1,400--
Wanskuck$1,200--
West End Providence$1,100-48%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Federal Hill$3,200+78%
Downtown$3,160-3%
Downcity District$3,160+8%
Smith Hill$2,975+86%
East Side$2,800+13%
Wayland$2,7250%
Blackstone$2,500-14%
West End Providence$2,400+7%
Valley$2,360+9%
Elmhurst$2,250-6%
Elmwood$2,200--
Thornton$2,090--
Greystone$2,075+4%
Fox Point$2,000--
Mt. Hope$1,900+6%
North End$1,850+16%
Charles$1,850+16%
West Side$1,8000%
Olneyville$1,800--
South Elmwood$1,800--
Crompton$1,750-4%
Manton$1,550--
Wanskuck$1,400-18%
Hartford$1,400--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

58%

15-30 Mins

25%

30-40 Mins

5%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

8%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9090

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 6 of 6 renters

Percentage: 6666

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Percentage: 6868

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 85% more restaurants than average
  3. 49% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

College Hill Providence has the right frame of mind for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 98% more fine art centers than average
  3. 88% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 81% more coffee shops than average
  3. 33% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in College Hill Providence.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 83% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 47% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

College Hill Providence is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 73% more daycares than average
  3. 18% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

College Hill Providence sits in the middle of the pack for theater.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 82% more theaters than average
  3. 73% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. 60% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in College Hill Providence doesn't tip the scales.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 82% more medical facilities than average
  3. 25% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in College Hill Providence.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in College Hill Providence.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. An average number of gyms
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

College Hill Providence could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 52% more pet facilities than average
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Area Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 6 of 6 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in College Hill Providence

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Providence, RI 0.7 miles$2,075$2,800
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Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
East Side 0.7 miles$2,000$2,800
Fox Point 0.7 miles$2,400$2,000
Federal Hill 1.5 miles$1,650$3,200
Wayland 0.9 miles$2,000$2,725
Downtown 0.7 miles$5,115$3,160
North End 2 miles$1,750$1,850
Blackstone 1.3 miles---$2,500
Mt. Hope 1 miles$1,600$1,900
Jewelry District 0.9 miles$1,625---
Downcity District 0.8 miles---$3,160