Resident may refer to:

  • Resident, a person who maintains residency (domicile) in a given place
  • Resident, a person who has tax residence in a country or jurisdiction
  • Resident, a patient at a long-term care facility
  • Resident module, a program that stays in memory throughout the lifetime of a computing session
  • Resident bird, a bird that does not migrate
  • Resident (medicine), a stage of postgraduate medical training
  • Resident (pharmacy), a stage of postgraduate pharmaceutical training
  • Resident (Second Life), a member of the Second Life community
  • Resident spy, a spy who operates in a foreign country
  • Resident (title), the title of certain colonial and/or diplomatic officials who represented their state with diplomatic status, with low rank in the West, or in a protectorate or colonial entity;
in the arts
  • The Resident, a countercultural online video show in the United States
  • The Residents, an American avant garde music and visual arts group
  • Resident (magazine), an Austrian music magazine
  • The Resident, a 2011 film starring Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Christopher Lee