Johnston, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 28,769.
Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 13,633  (47.4%)
Females: 15,136  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Rhode Island median age:

42.3 years

Zip codes: 02919.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $74,185 (it was $43,514 in 2000)
Johnston:

$74,185
RI:

$71,169

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,076 (it was $21,440 in 2000)

Johnston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $271,934 (it was $129,700 in 2000)
Johnston:

$271,934
RI:

$283,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $280,630; detached houses: $294,447; townhouses or other attached units: $266,271; in 2-unit structures: $253,383; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $230,109; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,495; mobile homes: $45,962
March 2019 cost of living index in Johnston: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Johnston, RI (2010)
    • 25,57088.9%White alone
    • 1,6645.8%Hispanic
    • 5802.0%Asian alone
    • 5201.8%Black alone
    • 3411.2%Two or more races
    • 640.2%Other race alone
    • 270.09%American Indian alone
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Johnston, Rhode Island as of August 19, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Johnston is 1,598 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Johnston by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
2
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(13.8)
2
(7.0)
6
(21.0)
6
(21.0)
3
(10.5)
6
(20.9)
3
(10.4)
8
(27.5)
4
(13.7)
3
(10.3)
7
(23.9)
7
(23.8)
9
(30.7)
8
(27.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(27.7)
9
(31.5)
4
(14.0)
5
(17.5)
10
(34.9)
9
(31.3)
7
(24.4)
4
(13.8)
3
(10.3)
9
(30.8)
7
(23.9)
6
(20.4)
3
(10.2)
6
(20.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(76.0)
14
(49.0)
17
(59.6)
23
(80.4)
26
(90.8)
23
(80.0)
27
(93.9)
12
(41.3)
35
(119.8)
29
(99.2)
28
(95.5)
32
(108.9)
28
(95.5)
18
(61.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
94
(324.9)
106
(370.8)
94
(329.7)
121
(422.8)
125
(436.7)
150
(522.0)
109
(379.2)
119
(409.4)
82
(280.7)
83
(283.8)
64
(218.3)
73
(248.5)
58
(197.8)
62
(210.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
448
(1,549)
429
(1,501)
469
(1,645)
442
(1,545)
412
(1,439)
389
(1,354)
363
(1,263)
399
(1,373)
260
(889.9)
278
(950.5)
340
(1,160)
252
(857.9)
246
(839.1)
225
(764.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(259.2)
59
(206.4)
63
(220.9)
45
(157.2)
50
(174.7)
50
(174.0)
59
(205.3)
46
(158.2)
40
(136.9)
32
(109.4)
47
(160.3)
36
(122.6)
40
(136.4)
39
(132.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(20.7)
4
(14.0)
5
(17.5)
4
(14.0)
5
(17.5)
8
(27.8)
7
(24.4)
7
(24.1)
2
(6.8)
3
(10.3)
2
(6.8)
1
(3.4)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index140.0127.3139.5142.0139.2146.7134.9144.4104.2103.9126.7108.5105.196.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Johnston, RI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 79 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Rhode Island average:

2.38
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Ancestries: Italian (53.6%), Irish (15.4%), French (9.5%), English (7.5%), French Canadian (4.7%), Portuguese (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1759

Land area: 23.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,216 people per square mile   (low).

1,353 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

This town:

4.8%
Rhode Island:

11.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Johnston town:

2.1% ($2,748)
Rhode Island:

1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Providence, RI (3.8 miles , pop. 173,618).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (40.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (140.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

North Providence, RI (1.7 miles ),
Providence, RI (1.9 miles ),
Cranston, RI (2.1 miles ),
Greenville, RI (2.1 miles ),
Smithfield, RI (2.2 miles ),
Scituate, RI (2.6 miles ),
Harmony, RI (2.6 miles ),
Central Falls, RI (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 71.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Distribution of median household income in Johnston, RI in 2019

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 93 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2000: 81 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2001: 69 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2002: 67 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2009: 41 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2018: 16 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2019: 31 buildings, average cost: $182,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Johnston, RI residents
Average permit cost in Johnston, RI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
Rhode Island:

7.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Johnston, RI
Historical housing units in Johnston, RI

Population change in the 1990s: +1,788 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Johnston, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Johnston, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)

Average climate in Johnston, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 8.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.61
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.02. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.02
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0171. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Johnston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the Johnston 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 21.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Johnston-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 206.0 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 216.4 miles away from Johnston 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 215.5 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 115.9 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 129.7 miles away from Johnston 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 198.1 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 in Johnston:

  • BRIARCLIFFE MANOR (49 OLD POCASSET ROAD)
  • CHERRY HILL MANOR (2 CHERRY HILL ROAD)
  • MORGAN HEALTH CENTER (80 MORGAN AVENUE)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF JOHNSTON (1526 ATWOOD AVENUE)

Amtrak station near Johnston:

  • 5 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 Johnston:

  • Rhode Island College (about 2 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 7,189)
  • Providence College (about 4 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Brown University (about 5 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Bryant University (about 7 miles; Smithfield, RI; FT enrollment: 3,440)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 8 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)

Public high school in Johnston:

Private high school in Johnston:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 73, Location: 2119 HARTFORD AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Johnston:

Private elementary/middle school in Johnston:

  • ST ROCCO SCHOOL (Students: 293, Location: 931 ATWOOD AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Johnston

Library in Johnston:

  • MARIAN J. MOHR MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $689,124; Location: 1 MEMORIAL AVENUE; 65,449 books; 1,719 audio materials; 3,217 video materials; 23 state licensed databases; 131 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Johnston: Camp Massasoit (A), Dame Farm And Orchards (B), Hill Orchards (C), Borrelli Tree Farm (D), Marian J Mohr Memorial Library (E), Clemence-Irons House (F), New England Ambulance Service (G), Johnston Fire Department Station 1 (H), Johnston Fire Department Station 2 (I), Johnston Fire Department Station 4 (J), Tri-Town Health Services Center (K), Kinder-Care at Work (L), Kids Zone Day Care Center (M), Johnston Town Hall (N), Johnston Police Department (O), Johnston Fire Department Station 3 Headquarters (P), Johnston Child Care Center (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lexington Building Shopping Center (1), Town Hall Center Shopping Center (2), Crossroad Commons Shopping Center (3), Westgate Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Johnston include: Antioch Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Belknap Church (C), Haven United Methodist Church (D), Melrose Church of God (E), Trinity Assembly of God Church (F), Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), Saint Rocco Church (H), Iglesia Evangelica Emmanuel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Colvin Cemetery (1), Highland Memorial Park (2), Remington Cemetery (3), Waterman Cemetery (4), Woodlawn Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Pocasset Pond (A), Duck Ponds (B), Hawkins Pond (C), Manton Pond (D), Centerdale Mill Pond (E), Lymansville Pond (F), Oak Swamp Reservoir (G), Kimball Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Assapumpset Brook (A), Dry Brook (B), Simmons Brook (C), Cedar Swamp Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Johnston include: Johnston Memorial Park (1), Woonasquatucket Park (2), Dyerville State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Sky View Motor Inn (2880 Hartford Avenue) (1), Bel-Air Motor Inn (2154 Hartford Avenue) (2), Johnston Motor Lodge (2750 Hartford Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Allegria Court Inc (25 Nardolillo Street Apt 209) (1), Johnston Town - Parks & Recreation Division- Rainone Gym- Municipal Court- Rainone Gym 0 (45 Mill Street) (2), Johnston Town - Municipal Court (1395 Atwood Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jeff Beliveau - Baseball player, Zenas Bliss - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Joey Spina - Boxer, Samuel Eddy - Politician.

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 Johnston and their reported violations in the past:

JOHNSTON WATER CTRL FAC. - WEST END (Address: Attention: PATRICIA SCHIAVITTI , Population served: 4,230, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-19-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
JOHNSTON WATER CTRL FAC. - NARDOLILLO ST (Address: Attention: PATRICIA SCHIAVITTI , Population served: 55, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
JOHNSTON RECREATION ATHLETIC FIELDS (Address: Department of Parks and Recreation , Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • PIED PIPER NURSERY SCHOOL, INC. (Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JOHNSTON CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAHS WITNES (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JOHNSTON WATER CTRL FAC. - TAYLOR ROAD (Address: Attention: PATRICIA SCHIAVITTI , Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • JOHNSTON WATER CTRL FAC. - CAPITOL ST. (Address: Attention: PATRICIA SCHIAVITTI , Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CUMBERLAND FARMS STORE #1262 CHARLESTOWN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JOHNSTON WATER CTRL FAC. - EVERBLOOM ST. (Address: Attention: PATRICIA SCHIAVITTI , Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.6%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.8%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.3%
Whole state:

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

3.2%
Whole state:

5.4%

People in group quarters in Johnston in 2010:

  • 382 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Johnston in 2000:

  • 443 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Johnston (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Johnston Branch at 1495 Hartford Ave, branch established on 1985/06/30; Stop & Shop - Johnston Branch at 11 Commerce Way, branch established on 2001/11/11. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Johnston Branch at 1414 Atwood Avenue, branch established on 1972/12/11. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Johnston Ri Store Branch at 1547 Atwood Avenue, branch established on 2010/11/13. 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
  • Bank Rhode Island: Johnston Branch at 1440 Hartford Avenue, branch established on 1967/07/17. Info updated 2006/09/28: Bank assets: $1,581.1 mil, Deposits: $1,131.1 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Johnston Branch at 1491 Atwood Avenue, branch established on 1974/09/30. 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

For population 15 years and over in Johnston:

Marital status in Johnston, RI
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Johnston:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Rhode Island average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Johnston, 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 Johnston, RI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AT&T1New Balance1
Advance Auto Parts1Payless1
AutoZone1PetSmart1
Burger King2RadioShack1
Burlington Coat Factory1Rite Aid1
CVS2Ruby Tuesday1
Chevrolet1SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry6Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts7Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Stop & Shop1
FedEx3Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Home Depot1UPS7
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Walgreens3
KFC1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets8

Strongest AM radio stations in Johnston:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Johnston:

  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOM (91.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJMF (88.7 FM; SMITHFIELD, RI; Owner: BRYANT COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMIN.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Johnston:

  • 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.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Johnston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 66.9mTotal length
  • $29,069,000Total costs
  • 857,467Total average daily traffic
  • 61,838Total average daily truck traffic
  • 755,245Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Johnston, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 121960-1969
  • 201970-1979
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Johnston, RI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Johnston)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Johnston, RI)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Johnston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: EVANS ANTHONY K ROTORWAY EXEC 162F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RI 162F (150 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 162EV, N162EV, N-162EV, Serial Number: 6945, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony K Evans, 154 Scituate Ave, Johnston, RI 02919
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26804, N26804, N-26804, Serial Number: 18280308, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Jv Aviation LLC, 2208 Plainfield Pike, Johnston, RI 02919
  • Aircraft: PIPER J-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 56 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC176B SER (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31178, N31178, N-31178, Serial Number: 5388, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/04/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Robert G Crouchley, 31 Rollingwood Dr, Johnston, RI 02919
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3982W, N3982W, N-3982W, Serial Number: 32-951, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 04/02/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Walser Mobile Refrigeration LLC, 275 Scituate Ave Unit 7, Johnston, RI 02919
  • Aircraft: BEECH D55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 455FP, N455FP, N-455FP, Serial Number: TE-549, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/2020
    Registrant (Corporation): Robert Corio Inc, 1263 Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI 02919
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/14/2013
  • Aircraft: PILATUS AIRCRAFT LTD PC-12/47E (Category: Land, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-67P (1272 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 48JV, N48JV, N-48JV, Serial Number: 1831, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 02/25/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Jv Aviation LLC, 2208 Plainfield Pike, Johnston, RI 02919
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9750C, N9750C, N-9750C, Serial Number: D-9469, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 09/02/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Jv Aviation LLC, 2208 Plainfield Pike, Johnston, RI 02919

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of fires - 135 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Johnston, RI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.9%), and Structure Fires (26.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Johnston, RI
    • 18047.9%Outside Fires
    • 9926.3%Structure Fires
    • 5414.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4311.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Johnston, RI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Johnston, RI
  • 49.1%Utility gas
  • 46.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Johnston, RI
  • 54.6%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.1%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood


Johnston compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.

Johnston on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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