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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With 32,686 people, 13,718 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $266,983, North Providence real estate values are some of the lowest in Rhode Island, although compared to real estate around the nation, North Providence homes are still considered rather expensive.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in North Providence, accounting for 45.99% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in North Providence include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 30.63%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 17.17%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 5.99%).
People in North Providence primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. North Providence has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.
There is a lot of housing in North Providence built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in North Providence built between 1940-1969 ( 35.13%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 13.70%). There's also some housing in North Providence built between 2000 and later ( 4.70%).
Appreciation rates for homes in North Providence have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 33.99%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average North Providence house appreciation rate of 2.97%.
Appreciation rates are so strong in North Providence that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, North Providence real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, North Providence appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.44%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 72.91% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in North Providence. North Providence appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.60%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.80%.
Relative to Rhode Island, our data show that North Providence's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Rhode Island.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within North Providence differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in North Providence - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best North Providence real estate investment or home purchase decisions.