Warren, RI

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Living in Warren

Warren 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 10,429 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Warren is the 28th largest community in Rhode Island. Much of the housing stock in Warren was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Housing costs in Warren 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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Warren is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Warren is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warren who work in office and administrative support (10.74%), sales jobs (10.14%), and management occupations (8.66%).

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

Warren 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.

The citizens of Warren are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.24% of adults in Warren have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Warren in 2018 was $35,771, which is lower middle income relative to Rhode Island, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,084 for a family of four. However, Warren contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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