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 2012: $56,642 (it was $43,514 in 2000)
Johnston:

$56,642
RI:

$54,554
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,678 (it was $21,440 in 2000)

Johnston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $220,416 (it was $129,700 in 2000)
Johnston:

$220,416
RI:

$234,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $302,551; Detached houses: $310,470; Townhouses or other attached units: $236,318; In 2-unit structures: $254,957; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $254,754; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,756; Mobile homes: $245,236; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $81,745
Johnston races chart
  • White alone - 25,570 (88.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,664 (5.8%)
  • Asian alone - 580 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 520 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 341 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 64 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Johnston: 302.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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).

Johnston,RI real estate house value index trend

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

For population 15 years and over in Johnston town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

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

This town:  4.8%
Rhode Island:  13.0%



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Johnston, Rhode Island as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Johnston to the number of sex offenders is 7,153 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:

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 71.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Johnston household income distribution Johnston home values distribution

Crime rates in Johnston by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2000200000001
per 100,000 7.10.00.00.06.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.03.5
Rapes 41549244266363
per 100,000 14.252.713.930.86.813.713.87.021.021.010.520.910.4
Robberies 217101012489451097
per 100,000 74.724.634.834.240.813.727.731.514.017.534.931.324.4
Assaults 40374246323322141723262327
per 100,000 142.2129.9146.0157.5108.8113.176.049.059.680.490.880.093.9
Burglaries 169120154141136999410694121125150109
per 100,000 600.8421.3535.3482.9462.5339.3324.9370.8329.7422.8436.7522.0379.2
Thefts 743735698671613555448429469442412389363
per 100,000 2641.22580.82426.12298.12084.71902.11548.51500.81644.71544.51439.41353.81262.9
Auto thefts 819495100848075596345505059
per 100,000 287.9330.1330.2342.5285.7274.2259.2206.4220.9157.2174.7174.0205.3
Arson 7918169136454587
per 100,000 24.931.662.654.830.644.620.714.017.514.017.527.824.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 256.3243.3219.5227.7198.7165.3145.1132.0144.6147.3144.3152.1139.9

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

Crime rate in Johnston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 84 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Rhode Island average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Rhode Island:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,788 (+6.8%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

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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 near Rhode Island state average. It is 89% 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 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 215.5 miles away from Johnston 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 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
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 53.9 miles away from Johnston center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 258.4 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Johnston:

  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF JOHNSTON (1526 ATWOOD AVENUE)
  • BRIARCLIFFE MANOR (49 OLD POCASSET ROAD)
  • CHERRY HILL MANOR (2 CHERRY HILL ROAD)
  • MORGAN HEALTH CENTER (80 MORGAN 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: 113; Location: 2119 HARTFORD AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Johnston:

Private elementary/middle schools in Johnston:

  • ST ROCCO SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 931 ATWOOD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PIED PIPER SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 13 HEBDEEN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Johnston, School District: JOHNSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

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)

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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

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.228. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.935. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.935
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.52. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0130. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0130
U.S.:

0.0147

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

Johnston compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.60%
Here: 63.6%
USA: 50.2%

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%

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Rhode Island average:

4.87%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.09%
Rhode Island average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kent County, RI  0.77% ($38,551 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.36% ($39,571)
from Washington County, RI  0.20% ($41,964)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Rhode Island average:

5.44%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($381 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.06%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, RI  0.83% ($42,204 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.40% ($48,971)
to Washington County, RI  0.22% ($54,288)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Johnston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34
Total length: 128 meters (420ft)
Total costs: $28,942,000
Total average daily traffic: 681,301
Total average daily truck traffic: 66,634

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 12
  • 1970-1979: 20
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Johnston, RI
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Johnston)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Johnston, RI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (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: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Johnston)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Johnston)
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
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