Narragansett is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 15,605 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Narragansett is the 24th largest community in Rhode Island.
Narragansett home prices are not only among the most expensive in Rhode Island, but Narragansett real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Narragansett is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Narragansett is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Narragansett who work in sales jobs (13.71%), management occupations (12.18%), and teaching (12.01%).
Also of interest is that Narragansett has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Narragansett is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Narragansett enrolled in college, Narragansett has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Narragansett 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Narragansett. 60.54% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Narragansett in 2010 was $43,737, which is wealthy relative to Rhode Island and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $174,948 for a family of four. However, Narragansett contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Narragansett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Narragansett residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Narragansett include Italian, English, German, and French .
The most common language spoken in Narragansett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.