Warwick is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 81,579 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Warwick is the second largest community in Rhode Island.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Warwick is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Warwick is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warwick who work in office and administrative support (14.62%), sales jobs (11.52%), and management occupations (11.22%).
Also of interest is that Warwick has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Warwick 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Warwick use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Warwick‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The overall education level of Warwick citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.47% of adults in Warwick have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Warwick in 2010 was $35,751, which is middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,004 for a family of four. However, Warwick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Warwick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Warwick residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Warwick include Italian, English, French , and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Warwick is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.