|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Cranston is 82,566. Cranston, Rhode Island is the 424th largest city in the US.
Cranston is located entirely in Providence County.
The peak population of Cranston was in 2020, when its population was 82,833. In 2020, Cranston was the 425th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 424th largest city in the US. Cranston is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Cranston has grown 3.9% since the 2000. Cranston, Rhode Island's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Cranston has a population density of 2,836.6 people per square mile. Cranston has the 9th highest population density in Rhode Island.
|419||Farmington Hills, Michigan||83,292||1.5%|
|422||Buena Park, California||83,011||6.3%|
|423||Warwick, Rhode Island||83,011||-3.4%|
|424||Cranston, Rhode Island||82,566||3.9%|
|427||Johns Creek, Georgia||82,065||35.3%|
|429||Redwood City, California||81,643||8.2%|
|430||New Rochelle, New York||81,587||12.8%|
The total voting age population of Cranston, Rhode Island, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 61,507. The voting age population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.0% of the residents of Cranston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Cranston are 78.8% White, 6.3% Black, 6.2% Asian, 4.1% Two or more races, 3.9% Other, 0.5% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 15.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Cranston, 8.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.1%. On a per-household basis, 5.9% of families are below the poverty line in Cranston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.9% of Cranston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.9% of Cranston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 33.2% have a bachelor's degree and 13.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Cranston residents aged 5 and older, 23.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Cranston is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Cranston, 13.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Cranston is $72,017.
In Cranston, 67.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.6% of housing units in Cranston.
Of all the housing units in Cranston, 28.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Cranston, 5.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cranston is $1,070.
In Cranston, 85.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.