West Warwick, RI


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West Warwick is a medium-sized town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 28,852 people and six constituent neighborhoods, West Warwick is the 11th largest community in Rhode Island.

West Warwick is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Warwick is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Warwick who work in office and administrative support (17.56%), sales jobs (10.79%), and food service (7.90%).

The education level of West Warwick citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.77% of adults 25 and older in West Warwick have a college degree.

The per capita income in West Warwick in 2010 was $27,028, which is low income relative to Rhode Island, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,112 for a family of four. However, West Warwick contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

West Warwick is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call West Warwick home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Warwick residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in West Warwick include Irish, French , Portuguese, and English.

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