East Providence, RI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 21,309 housing units in East Providence. This represents a 2.4% growth from 20,808 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 21,309 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in East Providence is about 59%. East Providence's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.7%. Average household size is 2.33 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in East Providence were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.20%
One Bedroom17.60%
Two Bedrooms34.40%
Three Bedrooms34.80%
Four Bedrooms9.30%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$117,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$130,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.87
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$530

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage8.20%
Home Equity Loan9.30%
Simple Mortgage46.20%
Debt Free35.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20%