Narragansett, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 15,868.
Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 
Males: 7,767  (48.9%)
Females: 8,101  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Rhode Island median age:

42.3 years

Zip codes: 02882.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $85,359 (it was $50,363 in 2000)
Narragansett:

$85,359
RI:

$71,169

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $49,584 (it was $28,194 in 2000)

Narragansett town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $389,907 (it was $164,900 in 2000)
Narragansett:

$389,907
RI:

$283,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $441,204; detached houses: $453,257; townhouses or other attached units: $406,781; in 2-unit structures: $395,120; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $285,380; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,020; mobile homes: $80,797; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $86,465
March 2019 cost of living index in Narragansett: 114.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Narragansett, RI (2010)
    • 15,00594.6%White alone
    • 2731.7%Hispanic
    • 1881.2%Two or more races
    • 1230.8%Black alone
    • 1300.8%Asian alone
    • 1150.7%American Indian alone
    • 320.2%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Narragansett, Rhode Island as of May 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Narragansett is 2,645 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Narragansett 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)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.2)
4
(24.3)
2
(12.1)
2
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
7
(44.9)
2
(12.9)
3
(19.4)
6
(38.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(6.0)
2
(12.1)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.1)
4
(24.3)
2
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
2
(12.9)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(47.7)
10
(60.4)
9
(54.9)
10
(60.7)
9
(54.6)
8
(50.5)
6
(38.0)
6
(38.3)
4
(25.4)
1
(6.4)
3
(19.2)
6
(38.6)
4
(25.9)
7
(45.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
70
(417.4)
88
(531.7)
63
(384.2)
80
(485.6)
52
(315.4)
60
(378.6)
50
(316.5)
47
(300.0)
36
(228.9)
35
(223.6)
19
(121.8)
20
(128.6)
18
(116.5)
13
(84.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
200
(1,193)
244
(1,474)
246
(1,500)
253
(1,536)
220
(1,335)
220
(1,388)
219
(1,386)
164
(1,047)
154
(979.4)
125
(798.4)
105
(673.1)
84
(540.0)
100
(647.3)
84
(545.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(65.6)
9
(54.4)
11
(67.1)
9
(54.6)
9
(54.6)
13
(82.0)
11
(69.6)
10
(63.8)
13
(82.7)
6
(38.3)
3
(19.2)
4
(25.7)
5
(32.4)
6
(38.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.0)
City-Data.com crime index107.8116.2127.0135.0107.7112.690.8105.668.857.078.754.559.373.0

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 Narragansett, RI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 53 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Rhode Island average:

2.38
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Ancestries: Irish (31.8%), Italian (20.6%), English (18.9%), French (7.8%), German (7.5%), French Canadian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 14.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,122 people per square mile   (low).

Narragansett, Rhode Island map

402 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

This town:

2.5%
Rhode Island:

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

1.5% ($2,496)
Rhode Island:

1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (19.8 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (64.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (132.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Narragansett Pier, RI (0.6 miles ),
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (1.4 miles ),
South Kingstown, RI (1.9 miles ),
Kingston, RI (2.1 miles ),
Jamestown, RI (2.8 miles ),
Newport, RI (2.9 miles ),
North Kingstown, RI (3.2 miles ),
Newport East, RI (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.43 N, Longitude: 71.46 W

Area code: 401

Distribution of median household income in Narragansett, RI in 2019
Narragansett satellite photo by USGS

Narragansett tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 76 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 1998: 74 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 1999: 139 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2000: 101 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2001: 119 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2003: 80 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2004: 74 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2005: 59 buildings, average cost: $216,100
  • 2006: 46 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $222,400
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $385,200
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $236,300
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $278,900
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $275,500
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $329,100
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2016: 28 buildings, average cost: $339,600
  • 2017: 21 buildings, average cost: $320,700
  • 2018: 16 buildings, average cost: $362,100
  • 2019: 29 buildings, average cost: $297,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Narragansett, RI residents
Average permit cost in Narragansett, RI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Rhode Island:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +1,300 (+8.6%).
Most common industries in Narragansett, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Narragansett, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.6%)
  • Registered nurses (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Narragansett, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Narragansett, Rhode Island average temperatures Narragansett, Rhode Island average precipitation Narragansett, Rhode Island humidity Narragansett, Rhode Island wind speed Narragansett, Rhode Island snowfall Narragansett, Rhode Island sunshine Narragansett, Rhode Island clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.0. This is about average.

City:

71.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.53
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Narragansett-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Rhode Island state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 44.7 miles away from the Narragansett town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 59.9 miles away from the town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Narragansett-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Rhode Island state average. It is 74% 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 227.5 miles away from Narragansett center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 241.0 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) earthquake occurred 240.0 miles away from Narragansett 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 143.0 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 172.0 miles away from Narragansett center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from Narragansett 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 Washington County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Narragansett topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Narragansett:

  • HOSPICE OF VNS WASH CO AND JAMESTOWN (14 WOODRUFF AVENUE)
  • VNS HOME HEALTH SERVICES (14 WOODRUFF AVE. SUITE # 7)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Narragansett:

  • HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • SOUTH COUNTY HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • WAKEFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • SOUTH BAY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • SCALLOP SHELL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI)
  • SOUTH KINGSTOWN AND NURSING REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WEST KINGSTON, RI)
  • VILLAGE HOUSE CONVALESCENT HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEWPORT, RI)

Amtrak stations near Narragansett:

  • 7 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: WESTERLY (14 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Narragansett:

  • University of Rhode Island (about 5 miles; Kingston, RI; Full-time enrollment: 14,656)
  • Salve Regina University (about 9 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Roger Williams University (about 19 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 20 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Bristol Community College (about 27 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 27 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)

Public high school in Narragansett:

Private high school in Narragansett:

  • OCEAN TIDES SCHOOL (Students: 62, Location: 635 OCEAN RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Narragansett:

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Library in Narragansett:

  • NARRAGANSETT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $685,687; Location: 35 KINGSTOWN ROAD; 56,995 books; 1,600 e-books; 3,278 audio materials; 3,274 video materials; 8 state licensed databases; 114 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Narragansett: Point Judith Country Club (A), South County Museum at Conochet Farms (B), Narragansett Marine Lab (C), University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute on Narragansett Bay Conference and Visitor Center (D), Narragansett Town Hall (E), Narragansett Chamber of Commerce Information Center (F), Narragansett Fire Department Station 2 (G), Narragansett Fire Department Station 3 (H), Pell Library National Sea Grant Depository Library (I), Narragansett Public Library (J), Narragansett Police Department (K), Narragansett Fire Department Station 1 (L), Growing Children of Rhode Island Day Care Center (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Salt Pond Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Narragansett include: Narragansett Church (A), Saint Thomas More Church (B), Saint Peters By-The-Sea Episcopal Church (C), Saint Mary Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Wesquage Pond (A), Little Neck Pond (B), Lake Canonchet (C), Sprague Pond (D), Upper Pond (E), Point Judith Pond (F), Teal Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Aguntang Brook (A), Crooked Brook (B), Pettaquamscutt River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Narragansett include: Earlscourt Historic District (1), Fishermans Memorial State Park (2), Galilee Bird Sanctuary (3), Adventureland Amusement Park (4), Sprague Memorial Field (5), Narragansett Indian Monument (6), Towers Historic District (7), Central Street Historic District (8), Canochet Memorial (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Salty Brine State Beach (A), Scarborough State Beach (B), Galilee Beach Club Beach (C), Conochet Club Beach (D), Dunes Club Beach (E), Bonnet Shores Beach (F), Sand Hill Cove State Beach (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: South County Museum (100 Anne Hoxsie Lane) (1), Adventure Land (Arcades & Amusements; Point Judith Rd) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Sea Gull Guest House (50 Narragansett Avenue) (1), Scarborough Beach Motel (901 Ocean Road) (2), The Village Inn (1 Beach Street) (3), Amalfi (1 Beach St) (4), Buchanan Bed & Breakfast (87 Kingstown Road) (5), The Atlantic House Oceanfront Hotel (85 Ocean Road) (6), Anchor Motel (825 Ocean Road) (7), Inn-Client Server Systems (1 Beach) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Christopher Murney - Actor.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

NARRAGANSETT WATER SYSTEM-POINT JUDITH (Population served: 8,114, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-12-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
NARRAGANSETT WATER DEPT.-NORTH END (Population served: 4,397, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2007), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-12-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
LONG COVE MARINA & CAMPGROUND (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHIMERA INC (Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-06-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-06-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
SEAVIEW MOTOR COURT (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

53.1%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

16.0%
Whole state:

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

6.8%
Whole state:

5.4%

People in group quarters in Narragansett in 2010:

  • 36 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Narragansett in 2000:

  • 24 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in military barracks, etc.

Banks with branches in Narragansett (2011 data):

  • The Washington Trust Company of Westerly: Sweet Meadows Branch at 20 Point Judith Road, branch established on 1989/06/26; Bonnet Shores Branch at 885 Boston Neck Road, branch established on 1989/04/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,059.8 mil, Deposits: $2,127.5 mil, headquarters in Westerly, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Narragansett Branch at 10 Woodruff Road, branch established on 1965/04/19; Stop & Shop - Narragansett Branch at 91 Point Judith Road, branch established on 2001/05/29. 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
  • BankNewport: Narragansett Branch at 90 Point Judith Road, branch established on 2008/06/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,098.1 mil, Deposits: $885.1 mil, headquarters in Newport, RI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Oceanpoint Financial Partners, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Narragansett:

Marital status in Narragansett, RI
  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Narragansett:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Rhode Island average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Narragansett, RI (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic45,38217
Mainline Protestant9,05734
Evangelical Protestant3,84133
Other7968
None67,903-
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: 31
Washington County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Washington County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Washington County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 157
Here:

12.41 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

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

6.8%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

19.8%
Rhode Island:

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

14.2%
Rhode Island:

16.3%

5.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($75,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Rhode Island average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, RI  1.28% ($73,914 average AGI)
from Providence County, RI  1.25% ($71,775)
from New London County, CT  0.47% ($53,992)


6.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.77%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,021 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.09%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, RI  1.24% ($54,180 average AGI)
to Providence County, RI  1.03% ($58,127)
to New London County, CT  0.54% ($58,811)
Businesses in Narragansett, RI
NameCountNameCount
CVS1GNC1
Curves1GameStop1
Domino's Pizza1Marshalls1
Dunkin Donuts3Rite Aid2
FedEx2Stop & Shop1
Ford1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Narragansett:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Narragansett:

  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WADK-FM (99.3 FM; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: ASTRO TELE-COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRI (95.9 FM; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRI LICENSE CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Narragansett:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Narragansett fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.9mTotal length
  • $22,622,000Total costs
  • 97,479Total average daily traffic
  • 7,639Total average daily truck traffic
  • 77,376Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Narragansett, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 81960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Narragansett, RI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Westmoreland Circle Lot 294 1600' W Of Rt 108 (Lat: 41.424167 Lon: -71.476667), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m, Registrant: Line Of Sight Inc, 5686 Wakef-ield, Phone: (860) 526-9969

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Great Island Rd Galilee (Lat: 41.379000 Lon: -71.511722), Call Sign: KYU517, Licensee ID: L00003672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.5400 MHz, 31.6200 MHz, 31.7400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2015, Registrant: State Of Rhode Island Department Of Environmental Management Division Of Law Enforcement 235 Promenade Street Providence Ri 02908, 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI 02908, Phone: (401) 222-2284, Fax: (401) 222-6823, Email:
  • 131 Boston Neck Rd (Lat: 41.440667 Lon: -71.448667), Call Sign: KNFW970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.875 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2012, Expiration Date: 11/10/2022, Registrant: Dunes Club, 137 Boston Neck Rd., Narragansett, RI 02882, Phone: (401) 783-3351, Fax: (401) 782-1244, Email:
  • Rt 108 Fisherman\'s Memorial State Park (Lat: 41.380833 Lon: -71.488333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPWB308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.63000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2002, Expiration Date: 04/02/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2003, Certifier: Cynthia Levesque, Registrant: Highway Information Systems, Inc., 4021 Stirrup Creek Dr. Suite 100, Durham, NC 27703, Phone: (919) 361-2479, Fax: (919) 361-2948, Email:
  • Rt. 108 And Knowles Way (Lat: 41.387611 Lon: -71.485417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPWL406,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.63000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2012, Expiration Date: 12/12/2022, Certifier: Cynthia Levesque, Registrant: Rhode Island Department Of Transportation, Two Capitol Hill, Rm 138, Providence, RI 02093, Phone: (401) 222-5826, Fax: (401) 222-4225, Email:
  • Lat: 41.412333 Lon: -71.471917, Call Sign: WPXC490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.287 MHz, 452.512 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.512 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Certifier: Neil Wendell, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • NORTH END FIRE, 1100 Block Of Bostonneck Road (Lat: 41.486111 Lon: -71.438056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35.1 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQEE894,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.512 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 853.012 MHz, 851.237 MHz, 851.462 MHz, 852.087 MHz, 852.150 MHz, 852.237 MHz, 852.450 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 01/10/2006, Expiration Date: 01/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2016, Certifier: James D Smith, Registrant: Communications Design Consulting Group, Barrington, NH 03825, Phone: (603) 617-2888, Fax: (603) 299-0303, Email:
  • NORTH END FIRE, 1100 Block Of Bostonneck Road (Lat: 41.486111 Lon: -71.438056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 35.1 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQZW800, Licensee ID: L00949248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.512 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 853.012 MHz, 851.237 MHz, 851.462 MHz, 852.087 MHz, 852.150 MHz, 852.237 MHz, 852.450 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 08/23/2017, Expiration Date: 08/23/2027, Certifier: Gilbert Woodside, Registrant: State Of - Emergency Management Agency Rhode Island, 645 New London Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920, Phone: (401) 946-9996, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Narragansett)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • CARRISAIR INC, 96 Westmoreland St, Narragansett, RI 02882
    Certificate: D002007 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2009, Expiration Date: 11/17/2010

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2790K, N2790K, N-2790K, Serial Number: 5517, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/15/1996
    Registrant (Individual): James W Thomson, 12 Wildwood Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3795V, N3795V, N-3795V, Serial Number: 15216, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2011
    Registrant (Individual): James W Thomson, 12 Wildwood Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8119C, N8119C, N-8119C, Serial Number: 28-8016126, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 05/07/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Gary A Henry, 4 Spinnaker Ct, Narragansett, RI 02882
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 908ZU, N908ZU, N-908ZU, Serial Number: 1040, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 08/05/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 04/11/2019
    Registrant (Individual): John C Ayers, 100 Algonquin Rd #29, Narragansett, RI 02882
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1597X, N1597X, N-1597X, Serial Number: 34-7570305, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/19/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Carrisair Inc, 68 Lakewood Dr, Narragansett, RI 02882
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/09/2018

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 fires per year is 36. The highest number of reported fires - 69 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Narragansett, RI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.3%), and Outside Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Narragansett, RI
    • 28549.3%Structure Fires
    • 16929.2%Outside Fires
    • 6711.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 579.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Narragansett, RI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Narragansett, RI
  • 45.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.3%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Narragansett, RI
  • 33.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.9%Utility gas
  • 24.8%Electricity
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Narragansett compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • 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.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Narragansett on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: waiters and waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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