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Population in 2010: 30,639. Population change since 2000: +9.7%
 

Males: 14,557  (47.5%)
Females: 16,082  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  35.7 years
Rhode Island median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 02879.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $74,936 (it was $56,325 in 2000)
South Kingstown:

$74,936
RI:

$54,554
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,002

South Kingstown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $326,527 (it was $171,100 in 2000)
South Kingstown:

$326,527
RI:

$234,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $458,019; Detached houses: $466,486; Townhouses or other attached units: $376,424; In 2-unit structures: $292,310; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $442,292; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $253,788; Mobile homes: $213,804

South Kingstown, RI residents, houses, and apartments details

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South Kingstown races chart
  • White alone - 27,352 (89.3%)
  • Hispanic - 869 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 809 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 616 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 583 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 338 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 66 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Kingstown: 234.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (23.9%), English (18.6%), Italian (16.5%), French (9.1%), German (8.5%), Polish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1723

Land area: 57.1 square miles.

Population density: 537 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in South Kingstown:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Kingstown town:

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

1,605 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

This town:  5.7%
Rhode Island:  12.5%



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in South Kingstown, Rhode Island as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in South Kingstown to the number of sex offenders is 4,866 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:

South Kingstown town:  1.7% ($2,888)
Rhode Island:  1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (19.6 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (64.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (134.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (1.2 miles ), Kingston, RI (1.5 miles ), Narragansett Pier, RI (1.8 miles ), Narragansett, RI (1.9 miles ), Carolina, RI (2.7 miles ), Richmond, RI (2.8 miles ), Charlestown, RI (2.9 miles ), Exeter, RI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 248 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 1998: 169 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 1999: 158 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2000: 154 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 133 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2002: 121 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2003: 141 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2004: 102 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2005: 98 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2006: 95 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2009: 45 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2011: 46 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2012: 95 buildings, average cost: $158,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.45 N, Longitude: 71.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

South Kingstown household income distribution South Kingstown home values distribution


 

Crime rates in South Kingstown by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2200000000000
per 100,000 6.97.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5477235523254
per 100,000 17.314.224.624.36.910.317.217.16.810.26.816.313.1
Robberies 12935313281446
per 100,000 41.631.910.517.410.33.410.36.927.43.413.713.119.7
Assaults 2371712820128127111616
per 100,000 79.724.859.741.727.468.641.227.441.123.937.652.352.4
Burglaries 14010087696374558272691039967
per 100,000 485.0354.5305.4239.7215.8253.8189.0281.1246.4235.7351.6323.5219.5
Thefts 371361268243261242262264273241253262197
per 100,000 1285.21279.9940.6844.1894.1830.0900.6905.0934.4823.4863.7856.2645.4
Auto thefts 352112151812111510131299
per 100,000 121.274.542.152.161.741.237.851.434.244.441.029.429.5
Arson 56114323324325
per 100,000 17.321.338.613.910.36.910.310.36.813.710.26.516.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 152.5123.198.088.570.577.978.082.080.067.680.287.571.0

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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 South Kingstown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 67 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Rhode Island average:

2.34

South Kingstown, Rhode Island accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Rhode Island:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,223 (+13.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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

 
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Tornado activity:

South Kingstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 59.0 miles away from the South Kingstown 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 45.0 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Kingstown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Rhode Island state average. It is 90% 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 73.2 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 22.3 miles away from South Kingstown 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 72.4 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 80.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Oliver Hazard Perry - Naval Officer, Isaac P. Rodman - Union Army general, Aaron Rossi - Drummer, Sean Maloney (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in South Kingstown:

  • SCALLOP SHELL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 981 KINGSTOWN ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near South Kingstown:

  • WAKEFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • SOUTH BAY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • SOUTH COUNTY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 3 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)

Political contributions by individuals in South Kingstown, RI

Amtrak stations near South Kingstown:

  • 4 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.
  • 17 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.

Local government website: www.southkingstownri.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Kingstown:

  • University of Rhode Island (about 3 miles; Kingston, RI; Full-time enrollment: 13,438)
  • Salve Regina University (about 12 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 19 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 6,663)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 19 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Roger Williams University (about 20 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • Johnson & Wales University (about 27 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 9,672)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 27 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,360)

Library in South Kingstown:

  • SOUTH KINGSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,128,410; Location: 1057 KINGSTOWN ROAD; 68,720 books; 111 e-books; 3,759 audio materials; 4,848 video materials; 284 print serial subscriptions; 16 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in South Kingstown: Kingston Fairgrounds (A), Laurel Lane Golf Course (B), Cards Camp (C), Saint Savios Boys Center (D), Burlingame Brook (E), Peace Dale Museum of Primitive Culture and Nineteenth Century Mill Village (F), Perryville State Trout Hatchery (G), Camp Hoffman (H), Richmond Grange (I), Camp Fuller (J), Browning Beach (K), Camp Saugatucket (L), Bedrock Farm (M), Carpenters Grist Mill (N), Kenyon Grist Mill (O), South Kingston Town Hall (P), South Kingstown Public Library (Q), Robert Beverly Hale Memorial Library (R), University of Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services Headquarters (S), South Kingstown Emergency Medical Services (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Colonial Shopping Center (1), Belmont Shoppers Park Shopping Center (2), The Wakefield Mall Shopping Center (3), Dale Carlia Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Kingstown include: Christ United Methodist Church (A), Christ the King Church (B), Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (C), Kingston Congregational Church (D), Saint Augustines Church (E), Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County (F), Wakefield Baptist Church (G), West Kingston Baptist Church (H), Perryville Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tower Hill Cemetery (1), Fernwood Cemetery (2), Riverside Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Yawgoo Pond (A), Thirty Acre Pond (B), Card Ponds (C), Barber Pond (D), Hundred Acre Pond (E), Indian Lake (F), Saugatucket Pond (G), Silver Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Glen Rock Brook (A), Saugatucket River (B), Chipuxet River (C), Indian Run (D), Mink Brook (E), Rake Factory Brook (F), White Horn Brook (G), Genesee Brook (H), Sherman Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in South Kingstown include: Succotash Marsh State Management Area (1), South Shore Management Area (2), Great Swamp Wildlife Reservation (3), Peace Dale Historic District (4), Kingston Village Historic District (5), Old Mountain Field (6), Truston Pond National Wildlife Refuge (7), Great Swamp Fight Site (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Roy Carpenters Beach (A), Willow Dell Beach (B), East Matunuck State Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Rhode Island State - Courts- Supreme Court- Domestic Violence Training & Monitoring (250 Benefit Prov 02903) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average.
City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.53
U.S.:

22.06
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.84
U.S.:

9.59


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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.4%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
Whole state:  7.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

5.3%
Whole state:

11.9%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

5.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in South Kingstown, RI

People in group quarters in South Kingstown in 2010:

  • 5,125 people in college/university student housing
  • 274 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 83 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in South Kingstown in 2000:

  • 3,915 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 177 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in other workers' dormitories

South Kingstown compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.


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Banks with branches in South Kingstown (2011 data):

  • The Washington Trust Company of Westerly: Wakefield Branch at 730 Kingstown Road, branch established on 1995/10/23. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Kingstown town (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.26%
Here59.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristJewish
Adherents80.1%6.4%4.1%2.0%1.6%
Congregations29.0%14.5%21.7%2.9%-
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.1%0.9%0.9%0.8%2.0%
Congregations2.9%4.3%2.9%2.9%18.8%
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: 31
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Washington County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

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

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Washington County:

12.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.8%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.8%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington County:

14.2%
Rhode Island:

16.3%

6.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.39%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($360 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.15%
Rhode Island average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kent County, RI  1.35% ($52,383 average AGI)
from Providence County, RI  1.19% ($57,695)
from New London County, CT  0.50% ($39,906)


6.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,740 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Rhode Island average:

6.42%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($492 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.07%
Rhode Island average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, RI  1.28% ($47,970 average AGI)
to Providence County, RI  1.08% ($16,206)
to New London County, CT  0.69% ($49,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Kingstown:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJJF (1180 AM; daytime; 2 kW; HOPE VALLEY, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WJJF LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Kingstown:

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

TV broadcast stations around South Kingstown:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 50 meters (164ft)
Total costs: $29,806,000
Total average daily traffic: 175,810
Total average daily truck traffic: 17,478

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 2
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for South Kingstown, RI


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 2935 Tower Hill Road (Lat: 41.498167 Lon: -71.458639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA292
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2006, Expiration Date: 10/01/2016, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Douglas I Brandon, 509 Commodore Perry Highway (Lat: 41.429861 Lon: -71.497417), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4014431003, , TOWN HALL, 180 HIGH STREET
  • Douglas I Brandon, 509 Commodore Perry Highway (Lat: 41.429861 Lon: -71.497417), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4014431003, , TOWN HALL, 180 HIGH STREET

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 385 Tower Hill Rd (Lat: 41.497333 Lon: -71.457556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPFI544
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.287 MHz, 929.562 MHz, 929.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/27/2000, Expiration Date: 09/06/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2001
    Registrant: Paging Network Of America, Inc., 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • 385 Tower Hill Rd (Lat: 41.497333 Lon: -71.457556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPGR951, Licensee ID: L00120834
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2000, Expiration Date: 03/08/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2003
    Registrant: Map Paging Co Inc, 840 Greenbrier Cir Ste 202, Chesapeake, VA 23320, Phone: (757) 424-1191

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ri Fish & Wildlife Great Swamp Wildlife Reservation Off Liberty Lane (Lat: 41.477333 Lon: -71.580611), Call Sign: KCO360, Licensee ID: L00003672
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.5400 MHz, 31.6200 MHz, 31.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2002, Expiration Date: 01/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2012
    Registrant: State Of Rhode Island, Box 218, West Kingston, RI 02892, Phone: (401) 789-0281

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • S KINGSTOWN, 2935 Tower Hill Rd (Lat: 41.498167 Lon: -71.458639), Type: Mast, Structure height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WMR347
    Assigned Frequencies: 10667.5 MHz, 6745.62 MHz, 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • GREEN HILL, Green Hill Site, 295 Shannock Road (Lat: 41.403472 Lon: -71.604417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WPNN448
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 06/18/2018, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • PD STATION, 1790 Kingstown Road (Lat: 41.462611 Lon: -71.511167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQEX766
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2006, Expiration Date: 05/12/2016, Certifier: Brian Ballou
    Registrant: Cyber Communications, 90 Colorado Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888, Phone: (401) 738-1470, Fax: (401) 738-8695
  • TEFT HILL, 430 Chestnut Hill Road (Lat: 41.463889 Lon: -71.537500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WQEX767
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2006, Expiration Date: 05/12/2016, Certifier: Brian Ballou
    Registrant: Cyber Communications, 90 Colorado Avenue, Warwick, RI 02888, Phone: (401) 738-1470, Fax: (401) 738-8695
  • S KINGSTOWN, Rt 1 (Lat: 41.496778 Lon: -71.458667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WLV801
    Assigned Frequencies: 10633.1 MHz, 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KW2G, Licensee ID: L01057068
    Grant Date: 03/20/2007, Expiration Date: 05/19/2017
    Registrant: Donald V Watson, 860 J Curtis Corner Rd., South Kingstown, RI 02879
  • Call Sign: W1XX, Licensee ID: L00984468
    Grant Date: 03/07/2006, Expiration Date: 04/04/2016, Certifier: John F Lindholm
    Registrant: John F Lindholm, 48 Shannock Rd, South Kingstown, RI 02879
  • Call Sign: AC7HG, Licensee ID: L00261238
    Grant Date: 06/21/2000, Expiration Date: 06/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2001, Certifier: Wolfgang Decker
    Registrant: Wolfgang Decker, 1579a Mooresfield Rd., South Kingstown, RI 02879-2087
  • Call Sign: AA1YL, Previous Call Sign: AC7HG, Licensee ID: L00261238
    Grant Date: 06/21/2000, Expiration Date: 06/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2002, Certifier: Wolfgang Decker
    Registrant: Wolfgang Decker, 1579a Mooresfield Rd., South Kingstown, RI 02879-2087


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Businesses in South Kingstown, RI

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • Holiday Inn: 1

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