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Reservoir

The area known as the Reservoir Triangle is primarily a residential neighborhood located in the southwestern quadrant of Providence, bounded by the city of Cranston on the west, Narragansett Avenue to the east, and Sinclair Avenue to the south. This section of Providence was also part of the area settled by Roger Williams and his followers after he purchased it from the Narragansett Native Americans who originally occupied it. It became home over the years to many of the same industries throughout the city, including textiles and paper. A reservoir built there in the 1870s was the city's first major engineering project that became an impetus for many residents and businesses to come to the area. Reservoir Avenue, which came from that reservoir, is the center of the triangle area.

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 4.2% 13 Middle
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 71.4% 12 Middle
Age of Housing Housing 95.6% 25 Bottom
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing 7.1% 5 Top
Business Retention Economic Health -0.0% 1 Top
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety 27.2% 3 Top
Commute Mode Share Transportation 19.6% 23 Bottom
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 57.4% 7 Top
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 32.2% 6 Top
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics 100.0% 15 Middle
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 66.9% 15 Middle
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 19.7% 21 Bottom
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 55.2% 13 Middle
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 8.3% 14 Middle
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 8.0% 11 Middle
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 22.6 9 Middle
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 7.1 8 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 99.8 21 Bottom
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 2.7% 24 Bottom
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 1.7% 20 Bottom
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards -% - Data N/A
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 0.6 programs enrolled in per 100 households 7 Top
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 46.2% 24 Bottom
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 84.9% 3 Top
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 20.7% 21 Bottom
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities 32.4% 5 Top
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 65.8% 21 Bottom
Transit Accessibility Transportation 122.2 17 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 22.3 14 Middle
Tree Cover Natural Areas 15.7% 17 Middle
Vacancy Rates Housing 14.0% 13 Middle
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 2 5 Top
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 55.8% 5 Top
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 70 18 Bottom

Demographic and Contextual Indicators

Neighborhood City Wide
Concentrated Poverty 12.0% 29%
Income Inequality 0.3 0.50
Life Expectancy - 78.8
Population 3,064 178,042
Racial and Ethnic Diversity 1.5 1.44
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