North Kingstown, RI

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North Kingstown, RI Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

North Kingstown Housing Market Information

With a population of 26,142, 10,271 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $456,671, real estate costs in North Kingstown are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive Rhode Island communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in North Kingstown, accounting for 70.01% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in North Kingstown include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.11%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.54%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.50%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in North Kingstown. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 73.81% of North Kingstown's homes, and 64.03% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in North Kingstown built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in North Kingstown built between 1940-1969 ( 31.11%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 17.87%). There's also some housing in North Kingstown built between 2000 and later ( 10.73%).

North Kingstown Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in North Kingstown's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.93% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in North Kingstown that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, North Kingstown real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, North Kingstown appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.27%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 76.60% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in North Kingstown. North Kingstown appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.18%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.00%.

Relative to Rhode Island, our data show that North Kingstown's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Rhode Island.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within North Kingstown differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in North Kingstown - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best North Kingstown real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

North Kingstown, RI HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,249,000 2.6
$937,001 - $1,249,000 2.2
$624,001 - $937,000 13.7
$499,001 - $624,000 11.7
$374,001 - $499,000 23.1
$250,001 - $374,000 31.4
$125,001 - $250,000 10.9
$62,001 - $125,000 0.3
$0 - $62,000 4.2

Very High for RI
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
8.76496350364964 20.5128205128205

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

North Kingstown Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q2 - 2018 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q3
84.27% 3.31%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,438 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 73.81
Renters 26.19
Vacant 7.97

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF North Kingstown HOMES
2000 or Newer 10.7
1970 - 1999 40.3
1940 - 1969 31.1
1939 or Older 17.9

Types of Homes

TYPE OF North Kingstown HOMES
Single-Family 70.0
Townhomes 6.5
Small Apt. Buildings 14.1
Apt. Complexes 7.5
Mobile Homes 1.8
Other 0.1

Home Size

SIZE OF North Kingstown HOMES
No Bedroom 2.07
1 Bedroom 9.25
2 Bedrooms 22.04
3 Bedrooms 42.58
4 Bedrooms 21.45
5 or more bedrooms 2.61