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Population in 2010: 9,746. Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 

Males: 4,926  (50.5%)
Females: 4,820  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  44.7 years
Rhode Island median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 02814.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $74,896 (it was $57,537 in 2000)
Glocester:

$74,896
RI:

$54,554
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,649

Glocester town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $252,365 (it was $148,500 in 2000)
Glocester:

$252,365
RI:

$234,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $345,280; Detached houses: $352,928; Townhouses or other attached units: $605,029; In 2-unit structures: $373,174; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,893; Mobile homes: $48,276

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Glocester races chart
  • White alone - 9,412 (96.6%)
  • Hispanic - 132 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 89 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 61 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 28 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Glocester: 290.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: English (23.5%), Irish (23.2%), French (19.2%), Italian (17.3%), French Canadian (10.7%), Polish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1731

Land area: 54.8 square miles.

Population density: 178 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Glocester:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glocester town:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

162 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Rhode Island:  12.5%



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Glocester, Rhode Island as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Glocester to the number of sex offenders is 5,276 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Glocester town:  2.0% ($2,977)
Rhode Island:  1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Providence, RI (14.6 miles , pop. 173,618).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (42.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (141.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Chepachet, RI (1.4 miles ), Pascoag, RI (2.2 miles ), Harmony, RI (2.2 miles ), Burrillville, RI (2.3 miles ), Harrisville, RI (2.3 miles ), Foster, RI (2.6 miles ), Greenville, RI (2.7 miles ), Foster Center, RI (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 1998: 47 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2003: 50 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2004: 53 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $163,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.89 N, Longitude: 71.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Glocester household income distribution Glocester home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Glocester by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.09.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100010102010
per 100,000 10.00.00.00.09.50.09.50.018.90.010.30.0
Robberies 000100001100
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.50.00.00.00.09.49.40.00.0
Assaults 1115335171626
per 100,000 10.0108.448.328.528.547.59.566.59.456.620.561.6
Burglaries 18251522172291511131312
per 100,000 179.1246.3145.0209.2161.8209.285.7142.5103.9122.6133.6123.2
Thefts 665347393644444548353624
per 100,000 656.8522.1454.3370.9342.6418.3419.1427.4453.6330.1369.8246.5
Auto thefts 154163541456
per 100,000 10.049.338.79.557.128.547.638.09.437.751.461.6
Arson 143111221110
per 100,000 10.039.429.09.59.59.519.119.09.49.410.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 51.365.942.540.164.144.637.344.947.640.342.037.0

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Crime rate in Glocester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Rhode Island average:

2.34
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Rhode Island:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +734 (+8.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Glocester-area historical tornado activity is above Rhode Island state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Glocester town 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 19.7 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glocester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 43.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 42.3 miles away from Glocester center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from Glocester center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Providence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Glocester:

  • PINE GROVE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PASCOAG, RI)
  • BAYBERRY COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PASCOAG, RI)
  • HARRIS MANOR (QGHS LLC) (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NORTH SCITUATE, RI)

Political contributions by individuals in Glocester, RI

located in Glocester:

Amtrak station near Glocester:

  • 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.

Local government website: www.glocesterri.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glocester:

  • Bryant University (about 10 miles; Smithfield, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,313)
  • Rhode Island College (about 13 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 6,111)
  • Providence College (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • Johnson & Wales University (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 9,672)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Brown University (about 16 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 17 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 6,663)

Libraries in Glocester:

  • HARMONY LIBRARY (Operating income: $226,929; Location: 195 PUTNAM PIKE; 44,120 books; 1,478 audio materials; 3,063 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 4 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)
  • GLOCESTER MANTON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $188,102; Location: 1137 PUTNAM PIKE; 28,706 books; 732 audio materials; 1,476 video materials; 8 state licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Glocester: Gloucester Country Club (A), Cherry Valley Beach (B), Camp Shepard (C), Barden Orchards (D), Knight Farm (E), Snowhurst Farms (F), White Oak Farm (G), Melody Hill Golf Course (H), Glocester Town Hall (I), West Glocester Fire Department Station 1 (J), West Glocester Fire Department Station 2 (K), The Learning Place (L), Northwest Health Center (M), Harmony Library (N), Harmony Fire Department (O), Glocester Police Department (P), Glocester Manton Free Public Library (Q), Chepachet Fire Department (R), Chepachet Barracks (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Glocester include: Pine Tree Chapel (A), Chepachet Union Church (B), Harmony Chapel (C), Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chepachet Cemetery (1), Harmony Cemetery (2), Hawkins Cemetery (3), Irons Cemetery (4), Steere Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Peckham Pond (A), Whites Pond (B), Williams Pond (C), Grist Mill Pond (D), Tepee Pond (E), Lake Washington (F), Spring Grove Pond (G), Pascoag Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Allan Richard Brook (A), Peckham Brook (B), Paquantuck Brook (C), Brandy Brook (D), Sucker Brook (E), Stingo Brook (F), Saunders Brook (G), Hunt Brook (H), Mowry Paine Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Glocester include: Heritage Park (1), Durfee Hill Management Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Providence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 CO  SO2 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.6. This is better than average.
City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.31. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.31
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4

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

AGIOS INC DBA THE GENTLEMAN FARMER REST. (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-25-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-1999), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-1999)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-1999), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Rhode Island:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

11.9%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

5.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Glocester, RI

7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Glocester compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Median house value below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (82%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Glocester town (based on Providence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.60%
Here63.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchJewishUnited Church of Christ
Adherents81.9%3.5%2.9%2.7%1.4%
Congregations28.2%11.0%9.3%3.5%5.8%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaAssemblies of GodArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.0%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.6%
Congregations3.5%0.6%4.7%0.3%33.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

4.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Rhode Island average:

5.39%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.18%
Rhode Island average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kent County, RI  0.82% ($40,023 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.45% ($43,081)
from Washington County, RI  0.23% ($16,206)


5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Rhode Island average:

6.42%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.06%
Rhode Island average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, RI  0.96% ($46,126 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.47% ($52,356)
to Washington County, RI  0.25% ($57,695)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glocester:

  • 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)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WINY (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUTNAM, CT; Owner: OSBREY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glocester:

  • 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)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWFX (100.1 FM; SOUTHBRIDGE, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WBVC (91.1 FM; POMFRET, CT; Owner: POMFRET SCHOOL)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Glocester:

  • 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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Glocester, Rhode Island:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
Rhode Island average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 45
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 250
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Glocester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $875,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,816
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,568
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 18,949


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Snake Hill Rd Across From Pole 245 (Lat: 41.869278 Lon: -71.689500), Call Sign: KDH299
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.9600 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/22/2021
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Police Station 162 Chopmist Hill Road (Lat: 41.595833 Lon: -71.668333), Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWB539
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.4800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2012, Expiration Date: 10/04/2022, Certifier: Stuart D Pearson
    Registrant: Harmony Fire District, 194 Putnam Pike, Harmony, RI 02829, Phone: (401) 949-1188, Fax: (401) 949-1210, Email:
  • GW MGT AREA, George Wash Mgmt Area Burrillville (Lat: 41.922222 Lon: -71.770833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.2 m, Call Sign: WPWE336
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.6200 MHz, 31.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2002, Expiration Date: 10/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2012, Certifier: Thomas G Bourn
    Registrant: Fcca, 4045 Jockey Street, Charlton, NY 12019, Phone: (518) 399-6755, Fax: (518) 399-6755, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA1UNQ, Licensee ID: L00917042
    Grant Date: 12/08/2004, Expiration Date: 01/31/2015
    Registrant: Richard A Calkins, 76 Cherry Valley Rd, Glocester, RI 02814


Businesses in Glocester, RI

  • CVS: 1


Glocester on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Dwaine Emerich (3)
  • Dwaine F. Emerich (3)
  • Abdalla Rifai (2)
  • Paul A. Bucci (1)
  • Paul Anthony Bucci (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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