Here Are The 10 Richest Cities In Rhode Island
Did you ever wonder what the most affluent towns in Rhode Island are? We’ve got a list of the 10 richest towns in Rhode Island based on the most recent U.S. Census Bureau information. There have been some movers and shakers since we last ran this list. The richest town in Rhode Island has kept its top spot, but there are some new towns on the list.
So there you have it, a list of the 10 wealthiest towns in Rhode Island. Did you expect East Greenwich to remain the richest town in Rhode Island again? Did any of these surprise you?
Just because these ten towns topped the list doesn’t mean the rest of Rhode Island is a bunch of slouches. Check out a few small towns in Rhode Island that are downright delightful. (Some of them are even on this list, they are really doing quite well for themselves)
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What is the nicest part of Rhode Island?
The nicest part of Rhode Island is often considered the scenic coastal areas scattered throughout the many bays, including Narragansett Bay, and the towns around its more than 30 islands, the largest being Aquidneck Island. Some of the parts of Rhode Island can be found in these charming cities and natural features:
- Mount Hope
- South Kingstown
- College Hill
- Narragansett Pier
- Fox Point
- Block Island
Where is millionaire row in Rhode Island?
Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island, is sometimes referred to as millionaire row for its 2-mile expanse of historic stately mansions tucked away safe behind wrought-iron gates. These Gilded Age mansions as they are called, were built around the turn of the 20th century by affluent families who made Rhode Island the location of their summer homes. Bellevue Avenue, the original Rhode Island "rich area", was named a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
What is the safest place to live in RI?
Narragansett tops the list of the safest places to live in Rhode Island. Not far behind is East Greenwich. Perhaps not much of a surprise as these are always among the most affluent areas as well, with East Greenwich holding the top spot for a number of years. Scituate comes in a distant third on the safety index, but it still remains quite safe in comparison to the national average.