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Manton

The Manton neighborhood is located in the northwest quadrant of Providence. It is bordered by the towns of North Providence to the north, the town of Johnston to the west, and the neighborhoods of Mount Pleasant to the east, Olneyville to the southeast, and Hartford to the southwest. Manton was traditionally a farming area that became increasingly less rural. It was replaced by textile mills, which are along the Woonasquatucket River. When the textile mills closed in the 1970s, about one sixth of its residents moved out and housing prices fell.

Indicator Details

Indicatorssort descending Primary Domain Indicator Value Rank Tier
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health -% - Data N/A
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 0.0% 25 Bottom
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 59.8% 22 Bottom
Age of Housing Housing 75.7% 3 Top
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing 7.5% 6 Top
Business Retention Economic Health -0.0% 1 Top
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety 29.2% 8 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 33.8% 11 Middle
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 51.1% 18 Bottom
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 45.9% 18 Bottom
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics 100.0% 15 Middle
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 57.1% 20 Bottom
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 19.0% 19 Bottom
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 57.2% 4 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 9.5% 17 Middle
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 8.6% 15 Middle
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 17.3 4 Top
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics - - Data N/A
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 104.3 20 Bottom
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 23.2% 16 Middle
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 1.5 programs enrolled in per 100 households 22 Bottom
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 50.5% 19 Bottom
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 84.8% 4 Top
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities 24.6% 11 Middle
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Transit Accessibility Transportation 98.2 22 Bottom
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 22.4 15 Middle
Tree Cover Natural Areas 39.8% 2 Top
Vacancy Rates Housing 1.9% 1 Top
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 2.3 6 Top
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 50.5% 11 Middle
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 47 25 Bottom

Demographic and Contextual Indicators

Neighborhood City Wide
Concentrated Poverty 34.9% 29%
Income Inequality 0.5 0.50
Life Expectancy - 78.8
Population 5,654 178,042
Racial and Ethnic Diversity 1.3 1.44
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