Everything You Need to Know About the City of Cranston Rhode Island

In 2017, Cranston, RI had a population of 81k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $64,282 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cranston, RI grew from 80,882 to 80,979, a 0.12 percent increase and its median household income grew from $61,646 dollars to $64,282 dollars, a 4.28 percent increase.

The population of Cranston, RI is 71.9 percent White Alone, 13.9 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 5.58 percent Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Cranston, RI speak a non-English language, and 94.5 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cranston, Rhode Island are Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston (96 degrees awarded in 2017), Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island (78 degrees), and MKG Beauty & Business (76 degrees).

The median property value in Cranston, RI is $219,900 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 66.1 percent. Most people in Cranston, RI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Cranston, RI is 2 cars per household.


Education in Cranston

In 2017, universities in Cranston, RI awarded 250 degrees. The student population of Cranston, RI is skewed towards women, with 22 male students and 451 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cranston, RI are White (158 and 63.2 percent), followed by Unknown (65 and 26 percent), Hispanic or Latino (11 and 4.4 percent), and Black or African American (6 and 2.4 percent).

The largest universities in Cranston, RI by the number of degrees awarded are Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Cranston (96 and 38.4 percent), Paul Mitchell the School-Rhode Island (78 and 31.2 percent), and MKG Beauty & Business (76 and 30.4 percent).

The most popular majors in Cranston, RI are General Cosmetology (194 and 77.6 percent), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (29 and 11.6 percent), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (23 and 9.2 percent).

The median tuition costs in Cranston, RI are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Cranston

The economy of Cranston, RI employs 39.3k people and Cranston has an unemployment rate of 4.0 percent. Cranston has seen the job market increase by 1.5 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.2 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Cranston, RI are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,519 people), Manufacturing (4,441 people), and Retail Trade (5,073 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($67,917 dollars), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,615 dollars), and Finance & Insurance ($55,921 dollars).

Households in Cranston, RI have a median annual income of $64,282 dollars, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,646 dollars in 2016, which represents a 4.28 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Cranston

– The Sales Tax Rate for Cranston is 7.0 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Cranston is 3.8 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Cranston

– The average earnings of a Cranston resident are $29,878 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Cranston resident is $58,684 dollars a year.