North Kingstown, RI
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Living in North Kingstown


North Kingstown 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 26,323 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, North Kingstown is the 13th largest community in Rhode Island.

Housing costs in North Kingstown are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Rhode Island.

North Kingstown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, North Kingstown is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Kingstown who work in management occupations (14.57%), sales jobs (8.71%), and teaching (8.48%).

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

Because of many things, North Kingstown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making North Kingstown 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, North Kingstown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, North Kingstown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One of the nice things about North Kingstown is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in North Kingstown. 51.37% 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 North Kingstown in 2018 was $47,120, which is wealthy relative to Rhode Island and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,480 for a family of four. However, North Kingstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call North Kingstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Kingstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Kingstown include Irish, English, Italian, French, and German.

The most common language spoken in North Kingstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.