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The Wayland neighborhood of Providence, located in the east side of Providence is home to some of the most architecturally significant and historic homes in the city, as well as Blackstone Park. Wayland Square is one of the commercial centers of the area, known for its retail shopping and dining establishments. Wayland is also home to the Red Bridge, which was the first bridge over the Seekonk River built in the early twentieth century. Streets that run through Wayland include Medway, Waterman and Angell Streets.

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 16.2% 5 Top
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 98.2% 1 Top
Age of Housing Housing 91.9% 23 Bottom
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing 8.3% 7 Top
Business Retention Economic Health -0.4% 19 Bottom
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety 39.2% 23 Bottom
Commute Mode Share Transportation 43.1% 4 Top
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 66.8% 2 Top
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 43.7% 15 Middle
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics 33.3% 2 Top
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 54.4% 22 Bottom
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 17.7% 13 Middle
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 59.2% 1 Top
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 6.2% 8 Top
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 5.8% 4 Top
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 27 10 Middle
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 3.9 2 Top
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 119 16 Middle
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 89.1% 2 Top
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 0.1 programs enrolled in per 100 households 1 Top
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 60.7% 2 Top
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 69.8% 22 Bottom
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 61.3% 1 Top
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 30.0% 13 Middle
Transit Accessibility Transportation 121.4 18 Bottom
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 18.4 2 Top
Tree Cover Natural Areas 31.7% 4 Top
Vacancy Rates Housing 8.3% 2 Top
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 0.8 1 Top
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 54.7% 8 Top
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics 84 7 Top

Demographic and Contextual Indicators

Neighborhood City Wide
Concentrated Poverty 21.1% 29%
Income Inequality 0.6 0.50
Life Expectancy - 78.8
Population 7,518 178,042
Racial and Ethnic Diversity 0.7 1.44
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