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Living in Providence

Providence has an average Walk Score of 79 with 178,042 residents.

Providence has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Providence neighborhoods are Downtown, Federal Hill and Fox Point.

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Walk Score of Providence, RI

Providence is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Prospect Terrace Park in Providence

Prospect Terrace Park

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India Point Park

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Providence.

Providence Apartments for Rent

Providence Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 94 75 87 4,581
2 Federal Hill 92 60 84 7,700
3 Fox Point 92 51 89 4,325
4 College Hill 88 67 83 9,841
5 Wayland 87 42 91 3,184
6 Valley 85 42 70 4,709
7 Upper South Providence 83 57 69 4,780
8 West End Providence 83 51 73 16,026
9 Lower South Providence 83 47 59 6,054
10 Smith Hill 83 56 79 5,964
11 Elmwood 82 48 62 10,773
12 Silver Lake 80 42 66 12,055
13 Olneyville 79 45 73 6,169
14 Wanskuck 79 41 57 12,098
15 Mt. Hope 78 53 67 5,544
16 Hope 76 45 72 3,274
17 Charles 76 39 52 6,693
18 Hartford 75 40 64 7,169
19 Mount Pleasant 72 43 55 11,072
20 Elmhurst 72 41 58 11,237
21 Reservoir 72 37 52 3,892
22 Washington Park 69 44 58 8,666
23 Blackstone 68 39 80 7,081
24 South Elmwood 58 38 50 1,809
25 Manton 50 41 47 3,612

Eating & Drinking

There are about 767 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Providence.

People in Providence can walk to an average of 4 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Wickenden Pub in Providence

Wickenden Pub

Photo of Teas and Javas in Providence

Teas and Javas

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thumbnail for Prospect Terrace ParkThis iconic statue is right at the heart of prospect terrace park. You could see all of downtown from this park.

Poopy Acosta
on Prospect Terrace Park

Transit Score of Providence, RI

Providence has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Providence apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Providence has some public transportation and about 73 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Providence on public transit.

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Providence has about 35 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Providence, RI

Providence is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST in Providence

EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST

Photo of EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST in Providence

EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST

Photo of Brown University In Providence in Providence

Brown University In Providence

Photo of Round Again Records in Providence

Round Again Records

Photo of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Providence

Our Lady of the Rosary Church

Photo of Curiosities in Providence

Curiosities

thumbnail for India Point ParkThe gem of this neighborhood is definitely India Point Park! You can find people both young and old here all day everyday. Enjoy jogging, a picnic, fishing, etc here.

Michael Damaso
on India Point Park

Photo of Red Bridge Antiques in Providence

Red Bridge Antiques

Photo of E Bay Bicycle Path in Providence

E Bay Bicycle Path

Photo of Downtown Providence Farmers' Market in Providence

Downtown Providence Farmers' Market

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Avon Cinema

thumbnail for Wickenden PubLooking for a great brew? Make sure to check out Wickenden Pub. This local institution has a great selection of beers!

Michael Damaso
on Wickenden Pub

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Photo of Prospect Terrace Park in Providence

Prospect Terrace Park

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Snub's

Photo of ATWELLS FAR SIDE AMERICA in Providence

ATWELLS FAR SIDE AMERICA

thumbnail for EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE STSinking boat in the park of downtown. Very unique

Poopy Acosta
on EXCHANGE TERRACE FAR SIDE EXCHANGE ST

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