& Home Moving Rhode Island
on the west by Connecticut and north and east by Massachusetts,
"Little Rhody" is home to a little more than a million people, a smaller number than comprises a good number of U.S
Once a national leader in textile manufacturing, abandoned mills are now being taken over for low-cost housing or gentrified
condos as the state turns to health care services as its major industry.
Island's high tax rates are generally considered to inhibit new business growth, although a number of major corporations
have headquarters here, among them Hasbro Toys and CVS Pharmacies.
Rhode Island tourism is another important industry, with visitors drawn each year
to Rhode Island's beach front, walks & mansion tours in historic Newport, and a variety of urban attractions found
in its largest city, Providence.
Rhode Island quality-of-life statistics
Island Census Data)
Major cities: Providence (capital) Cranston, Pawtucket,
Population : 1,067,610
White : 88.9%
Black, African American : 6.2%
Hispanic : 10.7%
High school graduates : 78%
Bachelor's degree or higher : 25.6%
Average household income: $47,037
of Living: Sperling's
Best Places - Rhode Island - Compared to the rest of
the country, Rhode Island's cost of living is 10.41% higher
than the U.S. average.
Personal Income Taxes: Rhode Island collects taxes from individuals in over five income brackets ranging from 3.75 percent to 9.9 percent depending on income and marital status. Residents must file taxes by April 15 each year using form RI-1040.
& Real Estate Overview : also see Zillow - Rhode Island Real Estate
Home ownership rate : 60%
Average home price : $272,800
Average travel time to work : 22.5 minutes
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Island Department of Education
: Warm and humid in the summer, and cold in winter like
many of its New England states neighbors, Rhode Island is
also subject to winter nor'easters which can batter the
state with record-breaking snowfalls.
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Island crime rates & statistics
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Island Taxes | Rhode
Island Eviction Laws
about relocating to Rhode Island around the Web:
to Rhode Island - Helpful links from the official Rhode Island government
portal with information on real estate and apartment rentals,
schools & hospitals, public transportation, related maps,
and complete relocation packet available in pdf format.
Providence Relocation Info - Check out information on neighborhood profiles, and related resources on car & voter
registration, city utilities.
to Warwick.com - The city's economic development portal
offering information on quality of life & demographics,
housing, health care & schools, utilities & transportation.
Island real estate, apartments & job classifieds:
: Providence Journal
: Newport Daily News
: Warwick Beacon