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 10,511 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Warren is the 28th largest community in Rhode Island. Warren has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

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 management occupations (10.45%), office and administrative support (10.38%), and sales jobs (9.73%).

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.

One of the nice things about Warren 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.

The education level of Warren citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.16% of adults in Warren have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Warren in 2018 was $37,303, which is lower middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,212 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Warren include Portuguese, Italian, French, Irish, and English.

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