Chepachet, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 1,675.
Males: 888  (53.0%)
Females: 787  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Rhode Island median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 02814, 02859.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,994
Chepachet:

$62,994
RI:

$71,169

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,399

Chepachet CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $256,000
Chepachet:

$256,000
RI:

$283,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $249,821; detached houses: $355,105; mobile homes: $63,205

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,095.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chepachet: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.6%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Chepachet, RI (2010)
    • 1,61396.3%White alone
    • 291.7%Hispanic
    • 140.8%Asian alone
    • 140.8%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Other race alone
    • 10.06%Black alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Chepachet, Rhode Island as of March 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chepachet is 312 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (27.3%), Italian (15.0%), French (9.2%), Irish (8.7%), French Canadian (5.9%), Portuguese (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 430 feet

30 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.0%
Rhode Island:

13.6%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Providence, RI (14.3 miles , pop. 173,618).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (41.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (136.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Glocester, RI (1.4 miles ),
Pascoag, RI (1.8 miles ),
Harrisville, RI (1.9 miles ),
Burrillville, RI (1.9 miles ),
Harmony, RI (2.1 miles ),
Greenville, RI (2.6 miles ),
Smithfield, RI (2.7 miles ),
North Smithfield, RI (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.91 N, Longitude: 71.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Distribution of median household income in Chepachet, RI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chepachet, RI in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.6%
Rhode Island:

7.0%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.7. This is about average.

City:

73.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.226. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.226
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.358. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.85
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0161. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0161
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Chepachet-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Chepachet 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 18.3 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chepachet-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Rhode Island state average. It is 73% 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 195.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 206.6 miles away from Chepachet 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) earthquake occurred 205.6 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 109.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 127.3 miles away from Chepachet 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 206.9 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 Providence County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Chepachet:

  • PINE GROVE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASCOAG, RI)
  • BAYBERRY COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PASCOAG, RI)
  • OVERLOOK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PASCOAG, RI)
  • NICOLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PASCOAG, RI)
  • HARRIS MANOR (QGHS LLC) (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORTH SCITUATE, RI)
  • GREENVILLE SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GREENVILLE, RI)
  • HEBERT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SMITHFIELD, RI)

Amtrak station near Chepachet:

  • 15 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 Chepachet:

  • Bryant University (about 7 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,440)
  • Rhode Island College (about 12 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Providence College (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 15 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 15 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Brown University (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 18 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)

Private high school in Chepachet:

  • HARMONY HILL SCHOOL (Students: 62, Location: 63 HARMONY HILL RD, Grades: 3-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle school in Chepachet:

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Notable locations in Chepachet: Glocester Town Hall (A), The Learning Place (B), Glocester Police Department (C), Glocester Manton Free Public Library (D), Chepachet Fire Department (E), Chepachet Barracks (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chepachet include: Chepachet Union Church (A), Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chepachet Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Spring Grove Pond (A), Steeres Pond (B), New Pond (C), Spring Grove Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sucker Brook (A), Stingo Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Glocester Motor Inn (2392 Putnam Pike).

Providence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

WEST GLOCESTER ELEM. SCHOOL (FORMERLY GL (Address: 1145 PUTNAM PIKE , Population served: 541, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2012), St Boil Water Order (OCT-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2012)
EZ MART #4 (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2012), St Boil Water Order (JUL-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
PULASKI MEM PARK-BEACH AREA-DEM DIV. FOR (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FOGARTY MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Address: 1145 PUTNAM PIKE , Population served: 427, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2010)
HOWARDS COUNTRY CHOWDER SHACK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2008), St Boil Water Order (JUL-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-02-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-23-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OAKLEAF CAMPGROUND (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOTHER OF HOPE CAMP (#2) (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ECHO LAKE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chepachet that have no violations reported:

  • HARMONY HILL SCHOOL, INC. (Population served: 199, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GLOCESTER TOWN HALL/SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIO (Population served: 170, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHEPACHET UNION CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PURPLE CAT RESTAURANT, INC. (Population served: 121, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET COVE RECREATION AREA (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DINOS PARK & SHOP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GLOCESTER MOTOR INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Chepachet (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Chepachet Branch at 21 Money Hill Rd., branch established on 1971/05/05. 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

For population 15 years and over in Chepachet:

Marital status in Chepachet, RI
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Chepachet:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Rhode Island average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Chepachet
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chepachet, RI (based on Providence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic276,01198
Mainline Protestant27,143111
Evangelical Protestant16,895134
Other13,89648
Orthodox7,32510
Black Protestant7129
None284,685-
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: 129
Providence County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Providence County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Providence County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 499
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Providence County:

24.0%
Rhode Island:

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

16.9%
State:

16.3%

4.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Rhode Island average:

5.34%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,084 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.05%
Rhode Island average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, RI  0.76% ($49,544 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.40% ($56,129)
from Washington County, RI  0.22% ($58,127)


5.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.77%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($538 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.05%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, RI  0.98% ($53,571 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.44% ($58,774)
to Washington County, RI  0.26% ($71,775)

Businesses in Chepachet, RI

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chepachet:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chepachet:

  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMF (88.7 FM; SMITHFIELD, RI; Owner: BRYANT COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMIN.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Chepachet:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, 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.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

Chepachet fatal accident list:

Jul 10, 1989 04:04 PM, Douglas Ho, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 28, 1986 08:20 PM, 44, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 1984 03:20 PM, Snake Hill, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 12, 1981 11:45 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1980 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1976 05:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1975 05:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chepachet)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Durfee Hill 4 Mi Wsw (Lat: 41.893722 Lon: -71.743111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 78 m, Call Sign: KNNS251,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.650 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2002, Expiration Date: 05/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2011, Certifier: William Yee, Registrant: Spectra Energy, 5400 Westheimer Ct. Rm # Wo3e65, Houston, TX 77056-5310, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Fax: (713) 386-4185, Email:
  • Dufree Hill 4 Mi Wsw (Lat: 41.893722 Lon: -71.743111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 0 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WPIV890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.0200 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 11/08/2025, Certifier: Bill Yee, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 8932 Suite D Milford Haven Court, Lorton, VA 22079, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Email:
  • Lat: 41.883750 Lon: -71.590389, Call Sign: WRJV562,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2020, Expiration Date: 11/03/2030, Certifier: Ralph Simonelli, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Rustic Hill, Rustic Hill Rd (Lat: 41.867361 Lon: -71.679194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQXB662,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19460.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2016, Expiration Date: 01/22/2026, Certifier: Bill Flynn, Registrant: Marcus Radio, Manchester, CT 06042, Phone: (860) 646-1839, Fax: (860) 649-8492, Email:
  • Glocester PD, 162 Chopmist Hill Rd (Lat: 41.895944 Lon: -71.667778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQXB663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2016, Expiration Date: 01/22/2026, Certifier: Bill Flynn, Registrant: Marcus Radio, Manchester, CT 06042, Phone: (860) 646-1839, Fax: (860) 649-8492, Email:
  • Chepachet Twr, 1382 Putnam Pike Rd (Lat: 41.915694 Lon: -71.685944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQXD798,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2016, Expiration Date: 02/08/2026, Certifier: Bill Flynn, Registrant: Marcus Radio, Manchester, CT 06042, Phone: (860) 646-1839, Fax: (860) 649-8492, Email:
  • STATION, Durfee Hill 4 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 41.893694 Lon: -71.743111), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WAJ79, Licensee ID: L00007810,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/2018, Expiration Date: 11/03/2028, Registrant: Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC
  • STATION, Putnam Pike State Police Barracks (Lat: 41.910083 Lon: -71.669222), Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WJB64,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6790.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022, Registrant: Rhode Island State Police, 311 Danielson Pike, N. Scituate, RI 02857, Phone: (401) 444-1185, Fax: (401) 444-1186, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chepachet)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4243L , Serial Number: 17254312, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 10/30/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Hannington J Buyinza, 71 Parker St, Chepachet, RI 02814, Other Owners: Michaele Richter
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44192 , Serial Number: 28-7405226, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2002
    Registrant (Individual): George O Jr Steere, Po Box 669, Chepachet, RI 02814
  • Aircraft: LEN KORNELSON/ALPHA RAF 2000 GTX-SE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 720JJ , Serial Number: H2-96-7-227, Certificate Issue Date: 11/30/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Paul R Jalette, 50 Jackson Schoolhouse Rd, Chepachet, RI 02814
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/23/2018

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of fire incidents - 54 took place in 2018, and the least - 4 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Chepachet, RI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.0%), and Outside Fires (23.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chepachet, RI
    • 12255.0%Structure Fires
    • 5123.0%Outside Fires
    • 3114.0%Other
    • 188.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chepachet, RI
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chepachet, RI
  • 67.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.3%Wood
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 1.6%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chepachet, RI
  • 96.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Electricity


Chepachet compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

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  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
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  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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