Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 8,487.
Population change since 2000: +0.2%
Males: 4,335  (51.1%)
Females: 4,152  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Rhode Island median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02879.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,451 (it was $50,313 in 2000)
Wakefield-Peacedale:

$72,451
RI:

$63,870

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,457 (it was $24,191 in 2000)

Wakefield-Peacedale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $327,543 (it was $149,100 in 2000)
Wakefield-Peacedale:

$327,543
RI:

$257,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $347,627; detached houses: $345,426; townhouses or other attached units: $411,292; in 2-unit structures: $268,952; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,786

Median gross rent in 2017: $941.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wakefield-Peacedale: 105.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.3%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 43.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.6% for American Indian residents, 55.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (2017)
    • 7,72985.5%White alone
    • 4955.5%Hispanic
    • 4154.6%American Indian alone
    • 2502.8%Black alone
    • 881.0%Asian alone
    • 881.0%Two or more races
    • 210.2%Other race alone

Races in Wakefield-Peacedale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Irish (16.5%), English (13.8%), Italian (13.5%), German (5.1%), American (4.6%), European (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,743 people per square mile   (low).

Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island map

310 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This place:

3.4%
Rhode Island:

13.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,119 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,064 (1.3%)

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+: Bronx, NY (130.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

South Kingstown, RI (1.2 miles ),
Narragansett Pier, RI (1.4 miles ),
Narragansett, RI (1.4 miles ),
Kingston, RI (1.7 miles ),
Jamestown, RI (2.9 miles ),
Carolina, RI (2.9 miles ),
Richmond, RI (3.1 miles ),
Charlestown, RI (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.44 N, Longitude: 71.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,519 (+16.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,438 (29.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Distribution of median household income in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI in 2017
Wakefield-Peacedale satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Rhode Island:

3.7%
Historical population in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI
Historical housing units in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI
Most common industries in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.1%)
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island average temperatures Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island average precipitation Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island humidity Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island wind speed Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island snowfall Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island sunshine Wakefield-Peacedale, 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 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.55
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wakefield-Peacedale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Rhode Island state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 44.9 miles away from the Wakefield-Peacedale place 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 59.4 miles away from the place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wakefield-Peacedale-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 90% 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 225.9 miles away from Wakefield-Peacedale 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 238.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.5 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 173.1 miles away from Wakefield-Peacedale 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 74.4 miles away from Wakefield-Peacedale 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 249.4 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 Washington County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
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).
Wakefield-Peacedale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wakefield-Peacedale:

  • WAKEFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • SOUTH COUNTY HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • VNS HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; NARRAGANSETT, RI)
  • HOSPICE OF VNS WASH CO AND JAMESTOWN (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NARRAGANSETT, RI)
  • SOUTH BAY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • SCALLOP SHELL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI)

Amtrak stations near Wakefield-Peacedale:

  • 5 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.
  • 18 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 Wakefield-Peacedale:

  • University of Rhode Island (about 4 miles; Kingston, RI; Full-time enrollment: 14,656)
  • Salve Regina University (about 11 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 19 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Roger Williams University (about 19 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 27 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 28 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)

Public high school in Wakefield-Peacedale:

Private high schools in Wakefield-Peacedale:

  • THE PROUT SCHOOL (Students: 646, Location: 4640 TOWER HILL RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION ACADEMY (Students: 32, Location: 4780 TOWER HILL RD, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wakefield-Peacedale:

Private elementary/middle school in Wakefield-Peacedale:

  • MONSIGNOR MATTHEW CLARKE CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 376, Location: 5074 TOWER HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wakefield-Peacedale: Peace Dale Museum of Primitive Culture and Nineteenth Century Mill Village (A), South Kingston Town Hall (B), South Kingstown Public Library (C), Wakefield Fire Department (D), South Kingstown Fire Department (E), Hazard Memorial Library (F), Peace Dale Fire Department (G), A Place to Grow (H), YMCA of South County (I). 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 Wakefield-Peacedale include: Wakefield Baptist Church (A), Peace Dale Congregational Church (B), First Church of the Nazarene (C), Saint Francis Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Saugatucket Pond (A), Silver Lake (B), Asa Pond (C), Indian Run Reservoir (D), Wakefield Mill Reservoir (E), Rocky Brook Reservoir (F), Peace Dale Reservoir (G), Crying Bog (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Wakefield-Peacedale include: Peace Dale Historic District (1), Old Mountain Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Rowland Hazard III - Politician.

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

2.4 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.6%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Wakefield-Peacedale in 2010:

  • 72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Wakefield-Peacedale in 2000:

  • 108 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Wakefield-Peacedale:

Marital status in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI
  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Wakefield-Peacedale:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Rhode Island average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wakefield-Peacedale
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wakefield-Peacedale, 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.
State:

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
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
Washington County:

12.41 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washington 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
Rhode Island:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.8%
Rhode Island:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Wakefield-Peacedale:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
Rhode Island:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wakefield-Peacedale:

9.9%
Rhode Island:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Rhode Island:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wakefield-Peacedale:

34.5%
Rhode Island:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
Rhode Island:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wakefield-Peacedale, RI Residents

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wakefield-Peacedale:

  • 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)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wakefield-Peacedale:

  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • 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)
  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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 Wakefield-Peacedale:

  • 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.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$240,11652$221,290221$206,1899$124,60120$192,5011$13,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$239,52020$235,6483$39,5705$189,4280$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$165,0108$151,33172$244,0936$39,5709$185,6860$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$224,22710$252,14937$240,2371$212,1603$166,4170$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$289,3333$239,1007$237,7770$01$102,7100$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0512.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$300,8403$301,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$336,7603$270,810
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$262,2530$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$260,4270$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0512.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI
  • 52.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.4%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI
  • 38.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.3%Utility gas
  • 25.3%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood


Wakefield-Peacedale compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Wakefield-Peacedale on our top lists:

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  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
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  • #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+)"
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