For population 25 years and over in Johnston:
For population 15 years and over in Johnston town:
1,353 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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 ), Central Falls, RI (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 71.49 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 401
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Johnston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 88 (71 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,788 (+6.8%).
Work and jobs in Johnston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Johnston, Rhode Island
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Johnston-area historical tornado activity is above Rhode Island state average. It is 19% 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 slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 83% 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 53.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Johnston 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 52.3 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 16.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from Johnston 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 74.9 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).
Birthplace of: Jeff Beliveau - Baseball player, Zenas Bliss - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Joey Spina - Boxer, Samuel Eddy - Politician.
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Local government website: www.johnston-ri.us
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Johnston:
Public high school in Johnston:
Private high school in Johnston:
Public elementary/middle schools in Johnston:
See full list of schools located in Johnston, School District: JOHNSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
Private elementary/middle schools in Johnston:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.97. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Johnston and their reported violations in the past:JOHNSTON WATER CONTROL FACILITIES-WEST E (Population served: 4230, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:BURLINGAME RESERVATION-MAIN CAMP-LEGIONT (Population served: 3024, Groundwater):
Past health violations:LINCOLN WOODS STATE PARK, SOUTH BEACH (Population served: 2508, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:JOHNSTON CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAHS WITNES (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Johnston that have no violations reported:
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Johnston in 2010:
People in group quarters in Johnston in 2000:
Johnston compared to Rhode Island state average:
Banks with branches in Johnston (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Johnston (based on Providence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.60%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 129
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Number of full-service restaurants: 499
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,943 average adjusted gross income)
0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,262 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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: 34See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Johnston, RI
Total length: 128 meters (420ft)
Total costs: $28,942,000
Total average daily traffic: 681,301
Total average daily truck traffic: 66,634
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)
Total of 48 patent applications in 2008-2013.