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poll: Central Falls #39: RI’s Best Communities 2013

Monday, June 17, 2013

 

What’s The Best Thing About Central Falls?


At one time called Chocolate Mill because of a chocolate factory located in its center, Central Falls is the most densely populated city in Rhode Island. Emerging from municipal bankruptcy, Central Falls has struggled to bring up its standard of living for many immigrants who call it home but looks to the future with optimism.   

Central Falls by the numbers

Established: 1730
Population: 19,376
Median household income: $32,759
Median housing price: $76,001

2013 Best Communities rankings

Overall ranking: 39
Affordability ranking: 5
Education ranking: 39
Economic Condition ranking: 37
Safety ranking: 33
Arts & Culture ranking: 39

Famous residents:

Lincoln Carter Almond, governor
Michael Breault, game designer, editor and author
Francis Condon, congressman
Viola Davis, actress
Carl Russell Fish, historian
Roland Hemond, baseball executive
Jack McGee, aviator
Glyn O'Malley, playwright
Charles Risk, congressman
John Robitaille, politician
Michelle Siwy, Fashion Designer 

 

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