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East Greenwich, RI
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Living in East Greenwich



East Greenwich is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 14,573 people and three constituent neighborhoods, East Greenwich is the 26th largest community in Rhode Island.

East Greenwich home prices are not only among the most expensive in Rhode Island, but East Greenwich real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that East Greenwich has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in East Greenwich telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.67% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

East Greenwich is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, East Greenwich’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

East Greenwich is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to East Greenwich, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. East Greenwich is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 63.35% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in East Greenwich in 2018 was $71,096, which is wealthy relative to Rhode Island and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $284,384 for a family of four.

East Greenwich is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call East Greenwich home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Greenwich residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Greenwich include Irish, Italian, English, German, and French.

The most common language spoken in East Greenwich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.


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