West Greenwich, RI

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West Greenwich Profile


Overview

West Greenwich is a somewhat small town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 6,387 people and just one neighborhood, West Greenwich is the 35th largest community in Rhode Island.

Housing costs in West Greenwich 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.

Occupations and Workforce

West Greenwich is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.11% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, West Greenwich is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Greenwich who work in sales jobs (10.81%), business and financial occupations (9.91%), and office and administrative support (9.46%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.33% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, West Greenwich is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making West Greenwich a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, West Greenwich has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, West Greenwich’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in West Greenwich, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.76 minutes every day commuting to work.

West Greenwich Demographics

The education level of West Greenwich ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in West Greenwich, 46.11% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in West Greenwich in 2018 was $46,008, which is upper middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $184,032 for a family of four.

The people who call West Greenwich home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Greenwich residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Greenwich include Irish, Italian, French, English, and German.

The most common language spoken in West Greenwich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF West Greenwich, RI HOMES

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TYPE OF West Greenwich, RI HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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    Rhode Island

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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West Greenwich VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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West Greenwich Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

Schools In This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to RI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School
930 Nooseneck Hill Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817
09-12
Exeter-West Greenwich Reg. Jr. School
930 Nooseneck Hill Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817
07-08
Mildred E. Lineham School
859 Nooseneck Hill Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817
PK-PK
The Greene School
94 John Potter Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

EXETER-WEST GREENWICH


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Rhode Island

(10 is best)

Better than of RI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 14.4% 47.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.4% 41.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 6.1%

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