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 81,699 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 (15.39%), sales jobs (12.67%), and management occupations (9.77%).
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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, Warwick is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.31% of adults in Warwick have a college degree.
The per capita income in Warwick in 2010 was $33,889, which is middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,556 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.