Rhode Island relocation resources
See our Rhode Island relocation guide and use it to move quickly and easily to the Ocean State and enjoy your time by the sea. You will find state information, moving companies, Realtors, school information, motor vehicle, and drivers license information to get your license changed.
Rhode Island is not actually an island, however the Ocean State boasts that every home in RI is less than 30 minutes from the water, which makes this tiny little chop of land a popular destination for beach goers and fisherman. Rhode Island played a key role in American Independence: first in armed rebellion with the burning of the Gaspee, first to propose the Contintental Congress, first to elect delegates to the Contintental Congress and first to commit a standing army in the war. Unfortunately, over the years, RI has suffered a loss of political prestige because of the appearance of corruption and ties to organized crime, but now is acknowledged to be a graft free zone. Johnson & Wales University headquartered in Providence is America's premier culinary and hospitality education instution.
The State of Rhode Island website is a great resource for moving help, business information, education resources, tax guides, employment and more.
Things to DO:
Don't wait until the last minute to have your mail forwarded. The United postal service allows you to change your address online. It is easy to use and helps make sure no mail gets lost in the transition.
Get a professional estimate of the task before you start packing and transporting your own household items. Vanlines.com has done a great job at finding a company easy. They have put a list of moving companies in Rhode Island allowing you to get a free quote.
Get your Rhode Island Driver License. The state of Rhode Island Department of Safety has made learning the requirements and changing your license easy.
Browse through Rhode Island real estate online and see community information, recreation, housing, homes for sale, condos and lofts.
Being able to compare schools in Rhode Island and class room sizes really matter when you are a parent. Great Schools.net wants parents to look at their new school district closely. Use their guides to get the data to make a good decision.
Rhode Island Home Price Appreciation (Average Annual Rate)
Rhode Island Vs. National Average
1 Year Rhode Island 10.4% National Average 8.6%
3 Years Rhode Island 8.3% National Average 7.4%
5 Years Rhode Island 5.8% National Average 6.1%
10 Years Rhode Island 2.5% National Average 4.3%
10 Largest Cities in Rhode Island:
1. Providence 173,618
2. Warwick 85,808
3. Cranston 79,269
4. Pawtucket 72,958
5. East Providence 48,688
6. Woonsocket 43,224
7. Coventry 33,668
8. North Providence 32,411
9. Cumberland 31,840
10. West Warwick 29,581