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.
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 (15.83%), sales jobs (8.72%), and management occupations (8.71%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Coventry is worth considering.
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: 25.20% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Coventry in 2010 was $31,770, 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 $127,080 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.