Reservoir, Providence, Rhode Island

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Reservoir is a neighborhood in southwest Providence, Rhode Island. It is bounded to the north and east by the Amtrak Northeast Corridor railroad tracks, and to the west and south by the municipal boundary with Cranston. The population of the neighborhood, as of 2000, was 2,963.

The neighborhood is 40.5% Non-Hispanic White, 15.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 16.6% African-American, and 22.6% Hispanic. The median household income is $39,769, and the median family income is $41,202. 10.4% of families live below the poverty line.[1]


At the municipal level, all of Reservoir is within Ward 8.[2] Wilbur Jennings, a Democrat, represents Ward 8 in the Providence City Council. He was first elected in 2010.[3]


  1. ^ "Reservoir". Retrieved 2016-07-29.
  2. ^ "Ward 8 Map" (PDF). City of Providence. Retrieved 2017-02-15.
  3. ^ "Councilman Wilbur W. Jennings, Jr". City of Providence. Retrieved 2017-02-15.