Cranston, Rhode Island Population 2018

Cranston, Rhode Island's estimated population is 81,202 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Cranston, Rhode Island is the 2nd largest city in Rhode Island based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2861.20 people/mi² (1104.71 people/km²), with a household density of 445.08 people/km² (1152.77 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 40.8 years, 39 years for males, and 42.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 32,716 households in the city, with an average size of 2.52 people per household. The vacancy rate was 7%, with a median rent of $988/month. The median house has 5.6 rooms, and has a value of $212,200.

The median income for households in Cranston, Rhode Island is $61,646, while the mean household income is $77,468. The per capita income is $30,553, and 6.9% of families and 10.3% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 15.9% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 9.3% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201781,2021370.17%
201681,065140.02%
201581,051880.11%
201480,9633120.39%
201380,651-5-0.01%
201280,6561450.18%
201180,511660.08%
201080,4451,1761.48%
200079,2693,2094.22%
199076,0604,0685.65%
198071,992-2,295-3.09%
197074,2877,61111.41%
196066,67611,61621.10%
195055,0607,97516.94%
194047,0854,1749.73%
193042,91113,50445.92%
192029,4078,30039.32%
191021,1077,76458.19%
190013,3435,24464.75%
18908,0992,15936.35%
18805,9401,11823.19%
18704,822-2,678-35.71%
18607,5003,18973.97%
18504,3110.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White66,169
Asian4,574
Black or African American4,223
Some Other Race3,053
Two or More Races2,565
American Indian and Alaska Native235
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander63

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cranston Ri Population Pyramid 2018

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Cranston Ri Median Age

40.8


Total

39


Male

42.7


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 65,368 adults in Cranston Ri.

Cranston Ri Age Dependency

55.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cranston Ri Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.6
Houses Without Mortgage
5,928
Houses With Mortgage
14,132
Vacancy Rate
7
Median Rent
988
Median Home Value
212,200
Renter-Occupied Units
10,381
Owner-Occupied Units
20,060
Total Housing Units
32,716

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Cranston Ri for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.9% and the labor force participation rate is 63.8%.

Cranston Ri Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.52
Average Family Size
3.18
Total Households
30441
Married Couple Households
13902
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1427
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4153
Non Family Households
10959
Total Families
19482
Households With Own Children
8035
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.1
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.8

Cranston Ri Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,663
$10,000 to $14,999
1,411
$15,000 to $24,999
2,808
$25,000 to $34,999
2,779
$35,000 to $49,999
3,914
$50,000 to $74,999
5,491
$75,000 to $99,999
4,381
$100,000 to $149,999
4,778
$150,000 to $199,999
1,869
Over $200,000
1,347

Cranston Ri Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Cranston Ri

Rhode Island

$61,646

$58,387

$77,468

$79,024

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Cranston Ri Education Data

Cranston Ri Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,8364.95%
9th to 12th Grade
3,3955.92%
High School Graduate
17,89931.23%
Some College
10,36418.09%
Associates Degree
5,2569.17%
Bachelors Degree
10,68618.65%
Graduate Degree
6,87111.99%