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Cranston Jobs Overview

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15,250
Job Openings
5%
Unemployment Rate
$49,890
Median Base Salary
81k
Population

Cranston has the 313th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Cranston is part of the Providence metro area. Unemployment in the Providence area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Providence has the 41st largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Cranston is below average at $49,890, and the median cost of a home in Cranston is $217,100, which is above the national average. 29% of workers in Cranston hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 87% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Cranston. 76% of Cranston workers drive to work alone, 4% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Cranston spend an average of 21 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.