Coventry is a medium-sized town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 34,988 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Coventry is the seventh largest community in Rhode Island.
Coventry is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Coventry is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coventry who work in office and administrative support (15.67%), sales jobs (9.58%), and management occupations (8.54%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Coventry has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Coventry has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Coventry than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Coventry may be for you.
The percentage of people in Coventry who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.75% of adults in Coventry have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Coventry in 2010 was $32,609, which is lower middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,436 for a family of four. However, Coventry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Coventry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coventry residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Coventry include Italian, French , English, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Coventry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and French.