Westerly Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

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 August 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

Westerly Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
22,381

Age

Under 5 Years:
3.9%
5 - 17:
13.4%
18 - 24:
7.9%
25 - 34:
12.1%
35 - 54:
25.3%
55 - 64:
16.1%
Over 65 Years:
21.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.3%
4.3%
High School Graduates
92.4%
92.4%
College Graduated
34.8%
34.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Westerly
$40,999
$40,999
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Westerly
$70,784
$70,784
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
9.8%

Employment Industries in Westerly

 
Healthcare
16.0%
16.0%
Manufacturing
14.4%
14.4%
Retail
10.5%
10.5%
Accommodation
9.3%
9.3%
Education
8.7%
8.7%
Construction
7.0%
7.0%
Arts
6.6%
6.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.3%
5.3%
Finance
4.2%
4.2%
Other
3.9%
3.9%
Administration
3.0%
3.0%
Wholesale
2.6%
2.6%
Public Service
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
90.8%
90.8%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
3.2%
3.2%
Asian
2.2%
2.2%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.8%
1.8%
Black or African American
1.6%
1.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.5%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
27.5%
27.5%
Irish
24.1%
24.1%
English
14.8%
14.8%
German
8.7%
8.7%
French
6.4%
6.4%
Polish
5.0%
5.0%
French Canadian
4.4%
4.4%
Portuguese
4.2%
4.2%
Scottish
2.8%
2.8%
Swedish
1.5%
1.5%
Russian
1.2%
1.2%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
Albanian
0.9%
0.9%
Cape Verdean
0.8%
0.8%
Greek
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Lithuanian
0.6%
0.6%
Austrian
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.6%
0.6%
European
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
91.7%
91.7%
Polish
5.6%
5.6%
Italian
2.6%
2.6%
Spanish
1.8%
1.8%
Chinese
1.6%
1.6%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
Portuguese
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Westerly Residents:
6.3%