Cranston , Providence County, Rhode Island

City in Rhode Island

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Cranston is a city located in the county of Providence in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. In the 2010 census it had a population of 80,387 inhabitants and a population density of 1,037 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 81,456 inhabitants.

The city was created 267 years ago in 1753.

The city has a total area of 29.94 square miles (77.55 km2).

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Cranston, RI Quick Facts

Population : 81,456 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island
County : Providence County
Postal code : 02920
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 77.55 km2
Altitude : 62 feet / 19 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1754 (267 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 11:20:36 (11th April 2021)
Zip Code : 02910
Density : 1,050 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.31% (2010-2019)

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Cranston, RI has 5 neighbors .

  • Warwick city in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
  • West Warwick town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
  • Scituate
  • Johnston
  • Reservoir Triangle

Year Population Method
2010 80,387 census
2011 80,881 estimation process
2012 81,066 estimation process
2013 81,033 estimation process
2014 81,248 estimation process
2015 81,306 estimation process
2016 81,221 estimation process
2017 81,022 estimation process
2018 81,335 estimation process
2019 81,456 estimation process

The population of Cranston increased by 1.31% in 9 years.

Cranston, RI zip code is 02910. County name: Providence, County fips: 44007

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People born in Cranston, RI (67)

Many people were born here, including film director, screenwriter and producer Robert Aldrich, Fashion influencer Olivia Culpo, governor and senator for Rhode Island, United States of America William Sprague, you can see a list of people who born in Cranston, RI.

Other cities in Providence County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Providence County , RI.

City Name Population Title
Providence 179,883 City in and state capital of Rhode Island, United States; county seat of Providence County
Pawtucket 72,117 City in Rhode Island
East Providence 47,618 City in Rhode Island
Woonsocket 41,751 City in Rhode Island
Cumberland 35,263 Town of the United States
North Providence 32,686 Town in Rhode Island, United States
Smithfield 21,897 County seat of Johnston County, North Carolina
Central Falls 19,568 City in Rhode Island
North Smithfield 12,582 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Foster 4,745 Town in Providence County, Rhode Island

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