Cranston is a city located in Providence County Rhode Island. With a 2020 population of 81,698, it is the 2nd largest city in Rhode Island (after Providence) and the 430th largest city in the United States . Cranston is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 1.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,387 in 2010. Cranston reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 30 miles, Cranston has a population density of 2,882 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cranston is $85,968 with a poverty rate of 8.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,070 per month, and the median house value is $243,500. The median age in Cranston is 40 years, 38.6 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.