Foster, RI

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640 Vital Statistics. 25 Condition Alerts found.

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Foster Profile


Overview

Foster is a very small town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 4,698 people and just one neighborhood, Foster is the 37th largest community in Rhode Island.

Occupations and Workforce

Foster is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Foster is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Foster who work in management occupations (11.52%), teaching (11.21%), and office and administrative support (10.70%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Foster is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Foster a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Foster has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Foster’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Foster, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.56 minutes every day commuting to work.

Foster Demographics

In terms of college education, Foster is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.09% of adults in Foster have a college degree.

The per capita income in Foster in 2010 was $36,184, which is upper middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,736 for a family of four. However, Foster contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Foster home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Foster residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Foster include Irish, French , Italian, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Foster is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Portuguese.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Foster, RI HOMES

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TYPE OF Foster, RI HOMES

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SIZE OF Foster, RI HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Foster 0.101011101001110
Rhode Island 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Foster 0.101011101001110
Rhode Island 18.97
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Foster 0.101011101001110
Rhode Island 46

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

FOSTER-GLOCESTER


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Rhode Island

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Better than of RI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to RI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ponaganset High School
137 Anan Wade Road
North Scituate, RI, 02857
09-12
Ponaganset Middle School
7 Rustic Hill Road
North Scituate, RI, 02857
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.1% 46.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.2% 40.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.9% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

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FOSTER


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Rhode Island

(10 is best)

Better than of RI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to RI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Capt. Isaac Paine El. School
160 Foster Center Road
Foster, RI, 02825
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.5% 46.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.5% 40.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.0% 5.3%

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