100 Biggest Cities In Rhode Island For 2022

Using the latest Census data, we detail the 100 biggest cities in Rhode Island. You can all see a comprehensive list of all 26 cities and places in Rhode Island.

We all love the biggest cities that the Ocean State has to offer. You know the places like Providence and Cranston which make all the headlines.

But there are a bunch of other great large cities in Rhode Island that don't get as much love.

We're going to change that right now.

Using the most recent Census data, we can tell you about all the places in Rhode Island with a focus on the biggest. We update the data each year and this is our fourth time doing this.

You can click here to see a full table of the full of the 100 biggest cities in Rhode Island, along with every other place over 1,000 people big. It is sortable by clicking on the headers.

Read on below to see more on the biggest cities. Or for more reading on places to live in Rhode Island, check out:

The 10 Biggest Cities In Rhode Island

Providence, RI
Overall SnackAbility
5
/10

Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Population: 179,472
Population 2010: 178,286
Growth: 0.7%
More on Providence: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Cranston, RI
Overall SnackAbility
8.5
/10

Rank Last Year: 3 (Up 1)
Population: 81,252
Population 2010: 80,580
Growth: 0.8%
More on Cranston: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Warwick, RI
Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility
9
/10

Rank Last Year: 2 (Down 1)
Population: 81,043
Population 2010: 83,676
Growth: -3.1%
More on Warwick: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Pawtucket, RI
Overall SnackAbility
6
/10

Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
Population: 71,821
Population 2010: 71,662
Growth: 0.2%
More on Pawtucket: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

East Providence, RI
Overall SnackAbility
8.5
/10

Rank Last Year: 5 (No Change)
Population: 47,442
Population 2010: 47,491
Growth: -0.1%
More on East Providence: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Woonsocket, RI
Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility
5
/10

Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Population: 41,616
Population 2010: 41,682
Growth: -0.2%
More on Woonsocket: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Newport, RI
Overall SnackAbility
8
/10

Rank Last Year: 7 (No Change)
Population: 24,697
Population 2010: 24,957
Growth: -1.0%
More on Newport: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Central Falls, RI
Overall SnackAbility
4
/10

Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Population: 19,437
Population 2010: 19,391
Growth: 0.2%
More on Central Falls: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Westerly, RI
Overall SnackAbility
6
/10

Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Population: 17,842
Population 2010: 17,552
Growth: 1.7%
More on Westerly: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Valley Falls, RI
Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility
6
/10

Rank Last Year: 10 (No Change)
Population: 11,548
Population 2010: 11,518
Growth: 0.3%
More on Valley Falls: Homes For Sale | Data

How We Determined The Largest Cities In Rhode Island

We've been ranking and dissecting cities in the Ocean State for over 4 years now -- making this actually the fourth time we've run the numbers. We always use the best data, the US Census. In this case, that means we are using the 2013-2017 American Community Survey.

It what is probably the most simple analysis we run each year, we ranked every place in Rhode Island from biggest to smallest. The biggest city this year? That would be Providence.

The smallest? Greene, although there are places smaller than 1,000 people not listed here, so keep that in mind as we take a look at the top ten.

Now on to numbers 11-100 Biggest in Rhode Island

We hope that you find the big city, or really any city, that's right for you. Below is a list of the rest of the biggest cities along with every other place in Rhode Island.

Have fun snacking around in the Ocean State!

For more reading on Rhode Island, check out:

Detailed List Of The Biggest Cities In Rhode Island

Rank City Current Population 2010 Growth
1 Providence 179,472 178,286 0.7%
2 Cranston 81,252 80,580 0.8%
3 Warwick 81,043 83,676 -3.1%
4 Pawtucket 71,821 71,662 0.2%
5 East Providence 47,442 47,491 -0.1%
6 Woonsocket 41,616 41,682 -0.2%
7 Newport 24,697 24,957 -1.0%
8 Central Falls 19,437 19,391 0.2%
9 Westerly 17,842 17,552 1.7%
10 Valley Falls 11,548 11,518 0.3%
11 Newport East 11,289 11,637 -3.0%
12 Wakefield-Peacedale 9,504 9,021 5.4%
13 Greenville 9,114 8,767 4.0%
14 Cumberland Hill 8,515 7,820 8.9%
15 Tiverton 7,996 7,296 9.6%
16 Kingston 6,407 6,126 4.6%
17 Pascoag 4,911 4,234 16.0%
18 Narragansett Pier 3,487 3,489 -0.1%
19 Hope Valley 1,888 1,588 18.9%
20 Melville 1,877 2,005 -6.4%
21 Chepachet 1,673 1,483 12.8%
22 Ashaway 1,444 1,642 -12.1%
23 Harrisville 1,284 2,153 -40.4%
24 Bradford 1,265 1,700 -25.6%
25 Harmony 1,195 1,425 -16.1%
26 Greene 1,016 925 9.8%

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