Barrington, Rhode Island

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Population in July 2007: 16,572.
Males: 8,076  (48.7%)
Females: 8,496  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Rhode Island median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 02806.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $103,878 (it was $74,591 in 2000)
Barrington:

$103,878
RI:

$55,902

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $53,137 (it was $35,881 in 2000)

Barrington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $388,925 (it was $198,600 in 2000)
Barrington:

$388,925
RI:

$232,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $400,036; Detached houses: $405,155; Townhouses or other attached units: $399,277; In 2-unit structures: $342,097; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $218,927; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $382,218
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  • Races in Barrington, RI (2000)

    Barrington races chart
    • 16,09295.7%White alone
    • 2961.8%Asian alone
    • 1771.1%Hispanic
    • 1110.7%Black alone
    • 1150.7%Two or more races
    • 170.1%American Indian alone
    • 110.07%Other race alone

Races in Barrington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Barrington: 115.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (23.9%), English (21.3%), Italian (19.5%), German (10.0%), Portuguese (7.7%), French (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1770

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 8.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,969 people per square mile   (low).

Barrington,RI real estate house value index trend

Barrington, Rhode Island map

For population 25 years and over in Barrington:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barrington CDP:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

945 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.6% North America).

This place:

5.6%
Rhode Island:

11.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Barrington CDP:  2.1% ($4,200)
Rhode Island:  1.9% ($2,507)
Barrington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (5.3 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (41.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (146.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Warren, RI (1.7 miles ), East Providence, RI (2.1 miles ), Bristol, RI (2.2 miles ), Warwick, RI (2.3 miles ), Swansea, MA (2.3 miles ), Ocean Grove, MA (2.4 miles ), Seekonk, MA (2.6 miles ), Rehoboth, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $251,100
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $289,800
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $270,400
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $401,000
  • 2008: 59 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $318,500
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $325,400
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $342,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 71.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,338 (-25.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,579 (20.2%)


Crime rates in Barrington by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 4712311011211
per 100,000 23.341.05.911.918.06.16.10.06.16.112.36.16.1
Robberies 2201010020310
per 100,000 11.711.70.06.00.06.10.00.012.30.018.46.10.0
Assaults 5661111227113
per 100,000 29.135.135.56.06.06.16.112.212.343.06.16.118.3
Burglaries 86536026343536384041304939
per 100,000 501.1310.2355.0155.1204.5213.2221.2232.4245.8251.7184.4300.9238.5
Thefts 268206219169197207181172156137146162164
per 100,000 1,561.61,205.61,295.91,007.91,185.11,261.11,112.31,051.8958.5841.0897.5994.71,003.0
Auto thefts 45125772473337
per 100,000 23.329.371.029.842.142.612.324.543.018.418.418.442.8
Arson 16686343032111
per 100,000 93.235.147.335.818.024.418.40.018.412.36.16.16.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 137.1124.4101.471.186.982.672.367.675.471.372.075.774.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Barrington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 31 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Rhode Island average:

2.37
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Rhode Island:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Barrington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Barrington, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Barrington-area historical tornado activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.8 miles away from the Barrington place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barrington-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 216.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from Barrington center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 225.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from Barrington center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barrington topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward F. Welch, Jr. - Navy admiral, Demetris Nichols - College basketball player (Syracuse Orange), Mark McAndrew - College basketball player (Brown Bears), Winfield Parks - Photographer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Barrington:

  • GRACE BARKER NURSING CENTER INC. (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WARREN, RI)
  • WARREN SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WARREN, RI)
  • CRESTWOOD NURSING AND CONV HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WARREN, RI)
  • CULTURED CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SWANSEA, MA)
  • AVALON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WARWICK, RI)
  • ORCHARD VIEW MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • OPTION CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI)

Amtrak station near Barrington:

  • 8 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barrington:

  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 8 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 10,898)
  • Brown University (about 8 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 8 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Roger Williams University (about 8 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 9 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Providence College (about 10 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Rhode Island College (about 11 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)

Public high school in Barrington:

Private high schools in Barrington:

  • ST ANDREWS SCHOOL (Students: 218, Location: 63 FEDERAL RD, Grades: 3-12)
  • BARRINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 201, Location: 9 OLD COUNTY RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Barrington:

Private elementary/middle school in Barrington:

  • ST LUKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 226, Location: 10 WALDRON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Barrington:

  • BARRINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,836,309; Location: 281 COUNTY ROAD; 136,792 books; 3,745 audio materials; 6,519 video materials; 301 local licensed databases; 54 state licensed databases; 205 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Barrington: Walkers Farm (A), Nayatt Landing (B), Kelleys Ferry (C), Rhode Island Country Club (D), Barrington Yacht Club (E), Hampden Meadows Volunteer Fire Company (F), Barrington Community Center (G), Barrington Preservation Society Museum (H), Barrington Town Hall (I), Barrington Public Library (J), Belton Court (K), Barrington Police Department (L), Barrington Fire Department (M), Barrington Early Childhood Center (N), Nyatt Hall (O), Zion Bible Institute Library (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Barrington include: Barrington Baptist Church (A), Barrington Congregational Church (B), Barrington Presbyterian Church (C), Barrington United Methodist Church (D), Carmelite Monastery (E), Chapin Memorial Chapel (F), Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Mathews Episcopal Church (H), Saint Lukes Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Princes Hill Cemetery (1), Tyler Point Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Prince Pond (A), Echo Lake (B), Volpes Pond (C), Brickyard Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Annawomscutt Brook (A), Mussachuck Creek (B), Barrington River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Barrington include: Peck Center Playground (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2), Sowans Playground (3), Barrington Civic Center Historic District (4), Haines Memorial State Park (5), Osamequin Nature Trails and Bird Sanctuary (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Barrington Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bristol County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 116. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

116
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.223. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.223
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.87. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.87
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.608. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.608
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0160. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0160
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Rhode Island:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.4%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.4%

People in group quarters in Barrington in 2000:

  • 376 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Barrington (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Peck Corners Branch at 965 County Road, branch established on 1957/04/26; Barrington Branch at 184 County Road, branch established on 1953/07/10. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • BankNewport: Barrington Branch at 326 Country Road, branch established on 1969/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,098.1 mil, Deposits: $885.1 mil, headquarters in Newport, RI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Oceanpoint Financial Partners, Mhc
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Barrington Branch at 262 County Road, branch established on 2005/09/12. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Barrington Branch at 257 County Road, branch established on 1970/08/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Barrington Ri, 231 County Road Store Branch at 231 County Road, branch established on 2010/11/12. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Barrington Branch at 272 County Road, branch established on 1971/05/13. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Rhode Island average:

14.0

Barrington travel time to work - commute Barrington mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Barrington CDP (based on Bristol County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic37,4769
Mainline Protestant3,47111
Other4812
Evangelical Protestant1983
None8,249-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Bristol County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Bristol County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Bristol County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

11.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

18.9%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

16.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Barrington:

58.6%
Rhode Island:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

59.3%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
Rhode Island:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.0%
Rhode Island:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Barrington:

6.7%
Rhode Island:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Barrington:

7.0
Rhode Island:

6.8

Overweight people:
Barrington:

34.3%
Rhode Island:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

63.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.0%
Rhode Island:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Barrington, RI Residents

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Rhode Island average:

4.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Providence County, RI  1.72% ($58,130 average AGI)
from Newport County, RI  0.84% ($37,166)
from Bristol County, MA  0.60% ($49,134)


6.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Rhode Island average:

5.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Providence County, RI  1.79% ($39,748 average AGI)
to Newport County, RI  0.68% ($44,281)
to Bristol County, MA  0.57% ($48,570)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barrington:

  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5 kW; WARWICK, RI; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barrington:

  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Barrington:

  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Barrington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 31m102ftTotal length
  • $27,779,000Total costs
  • 54,700Total average daily traffic
  • 2,774Total average daily truck traffic
  • 62,019Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Barrington)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Barrington, RI)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Striper Marina 26 Tyler Point Rd (Lat: 41.734833 Lon: -71.290611), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WHG854
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/1997, Expiration Date: 05/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2002Registrant: Bristol County Striper Of Rhode Island Inc, 312 Wood Ave, Woonsocket, RI 02895
  • In Shop 101 Narragansett Ave (Lat: 41.753167 Lon: -71.352278), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQZ268, Licensee ID: L00001283
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 4.15040 MHzGrant Date: 12/07/1999, Expiration Date: 12/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2005Registrant: Custom Navigation Systems Inc, 101 Narragansett Ave, Barrington, RI 02806

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Barrington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Barrington)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED45$259,658112$319,949700$289,02240$134,78921$286,274
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$260,0006$259,94849$294,3153$78,6671$400,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$264,55414$409,259118$312,08810$206,1824$190,235
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$345,32210$235,87988$313,8446$195,3126$184,833
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$022$326,7981$10,0002$247,500

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0302.00, 0303.00, 0304.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$313,96914$328,136
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$329,7605$318,784
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$377,2303$347,630
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$284,9324$342,975
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$333,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0302.00, 0303.00, 0304.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Barrington and their reported violations in the past:

CONE RIDGE APTS (Serves NH, Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-15-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (41%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Barrington, RI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Shaw's1
Ann Taylor1Staples1
CVS1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1Talbots1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS2
Rite Aid1YMCA1

Barrington compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Barrington on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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