Warwick, RI

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Living in Warwick

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.

Warwick is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Warwick is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Warwick area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The 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.

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.