Coventry is a medium-sized town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 34,698 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Coventry is the seventh largest community in Rhode Island.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Coventry is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (15.62%), sales jobs (9.97%), and management occupations (7.69%).
Also of interest is that Coventry has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Coventry is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.41% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Coventry in 2010 was $34,608, 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 $138,432 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Coventry include Irish, Italian, French, English, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Coventry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.