West Warwick, Rhode Island

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Population in July 2007: 29,788.
Males: 14,329  (48.1%)
Females: 15,459  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Rhode Island median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 02893.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,450 (it was $39,505 in 2000)
West Warwick:

$54,450
RI:

$55,902

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,985 (it was $20,250 in 2000)

West Warwick CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $179,097 (it was $107,000 in 2000)
West Warwick:

$179,097
RI:

$232,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,558; Detached houses: $251,808; Townhouses or other attached units: $236,538; In 2-unit structures: $171,998; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,017; Mobile homes: $45,317
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  • Races in West Warwick, RI (2000)

    West Warwick races chart
    • 27,30692.3%White alone
    • 9183.1%Hispanic
    • 4851.6%Two or more races
    • 4071.4%Asian alone
    • 3061.0%Black alone
    • 920.3%American Indian alone
    • 600.2%Other race alone
    • 70.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Warwick: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (22.7%), Irish (19.1%), French (18.5%), English (11.9%), Portuguese (10.0%), French Canadian (9.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 7.93 square miles.

Population density: 3,755 people per square mile   (average).

West Warwick,RI real estate house value index trend

West Warwick, Rhode Island map

For population 25 years and over in West Warwick:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Warwick CDP:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

2,112 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 1.6% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This place:

7.1%
Rhode Island:

11.4%



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in West Warwick, Rhode Island as of June 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in West Warwick to the number of sex offenders is 29,328 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

West Warwick CDP:  2.7% ($2,866)
Rhode Island:  1.9% ($2,507)
West Warwick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (5.4 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (48.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (136.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Coventry, RI (2.0 miles ), East Greenwich, RI (2.1 miles ), Warwick, RI (2.3 miles ), Cranston, RI (2.4 miles ), Scituate, RI (2.7 miles ), Johnston, RI (2.9 miles ), West Greenwich, RI (3.0 miles ), North Kingstown, RI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 74 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 71.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,195 (-17.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,515 (17.3%)

Area code: 401


Crime rates in West Warwick by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1100203000100
per 100,000 3.33.30.00.06.70.010.30.00.00.03.40.00.0
Rapes 9161313181113171714122311
per 100,000 29.853.143.243.360.537.644.858.158.148.041.379.838.0
Robberies 101213111861219131261211
per 100,000 33.139.843.236.760.520.541.364.944.441.220.741.638.0
Assaults 49484238303829293647481939
per 100,000 162.3159.4139.4126.7100.9129.799.999.0123.1161.2165.265.9134.8
Burglaries 14887951161079812213115418415812897
per 100,000 490.3288.8315.4386.8359.7334.6420.3447.4526.5631.1543.8444.2335.2
Thefts 495367443422404428504426434421386330259
per 100,000 1,639.91,218.41,470.71,407.11,358.21,461.11,736.21,454.81,483.71,444.01,328.61,145.2895.1
Auto thefts 14285164624049374036402429
per 100,000 46.493.0169.3213.4208.4136.6168.8126.4136.7123.5137.783.3100.2
Arson 171121883851458138
per 100,000 56.336.569.726.726.910.227.617.147.917.127.545.127.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 181.4174.0174.5176.2201.8159.2206.8190.5196.9200.2186.4177.9139.8

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

Crime rate in West Warwick detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 63 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Rhode Island average:

2.37
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Rhode Island:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

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

Average climate in West Warwick, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Warwick-area historical tornado activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.2 miles away from the West Warwick place 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 29.0 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Warwick-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 222.2 miles away from West Warwick 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 124.3 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 190.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from West Warwick 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 254.2 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 Kent County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Birthplace of: Chuck Palumbo - Professional wrestler, Ann Hood - Novelist, Arthur Pope - Archaeologist, Mike Roarke - Baseball player and coach, Bob Wylie - Football player, Tom Garrick - Basketball player-coach, William J. Murphy (Rhode Island politician) - Politician, Frank Maznicki - Football player.

Main business address for: ASTRO MED INC /NEW/ (COMPUTER PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT, NEC), AMTROL INC /RI/ (FABRICATED PLATE WORK (BOILER SHOPS)).

Hospitals and medical centers in West Warwick:

  • WEST VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (239 LEGRIS AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Warwick:

  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF RHODE ISLAND (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WARWICK, RI)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF WEST WARWICK (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WARWICK, RI)
  • LAUREL FOSTER HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; COVENTRY, RI)
  • VNA OF CARE NEW ENGLAND (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WARWICK, RI)
  • KENT REGENCY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WARWICK, RI)
  • RIVERVIEW HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COVENTRY, RI)
  • RIVERVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COVENTRY, RI)

Amtrak stations near West Warwick:

  • 10 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Warwick:

  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 3 miles; Warwick, RI; Full-time enrollment: 10,500)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 4 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 10 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Rhode Island College (about 10 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 11 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Brown University (about 11 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)
  • Providence College (about 11 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)

Public high school in West Warwick:

Private high school in West Warwick:

  • TIDES SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 215 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Warwick:

Private elementary/middle schools in West Warwick:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 268, Location: 850 WAKEFIELD ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ISLAMIC SCHOOL OF RHODE ISLAND (Students: 120, Location: 840 PROVIDENCE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in West Warwick

Library in West Warwick:

  • WEST WARWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,034,466; Location: 1043 MAIN STREET; 97,148 books; 81 e-books; 3,088 audio materials; 4,078 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 5 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 149 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • New school as of last year in the West Warwick area. It is called Wakefield Hills and is an elementary school located on Wakefield Street. I do not know the population of students there or what grade it goes up to, but it is brand new.

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Notable locations in West Warwick: Midville Country Club (A), West Warwick Country Club (B), Warwick Musical Theatre (C), Robert H Champlin Memorial Library (D), West Warwick Town Hall (E), West Warwick Public Library (F), West Warwick Police Department (G), West Warwick Fire Department Station 4 (H), West Warwick Fire Department Station 3 (I), West Warwick Fire Department Station 2 (J), West Warwick Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (K), Tides Family Services Center (L), Joyful Noise Day Care Center (M), Crompton Free Library (N), Arctic Center Child Development Center (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cowessett Corners Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in West Warwick include: ASTRO MED INC /NEW/ (A), AMTROL INC /RI/ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Warwick include: Riverpoint Congregational Church (A), Emanuel Lutheran Church (B), West Warwick Church of God (C), Phenix Baptist Church (D), Christ the King Religious Church (E), Bethesda Christian Fellowship (F), Saint John the Baptist Church (G), Saint Marys Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Notre Dame Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Crompton Rectory Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Matteson Pond (A), Conley Pond (B), Natick Pond (C), Flat Top Pond (D), Natick Pond (E), Pawtuxet River-South Branch (F), Pawtuxet River (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lippitt Brook (A), Hawkinson Brook (B), Cedar Brook (C), South Branch Pawtuxet River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Gourmet Traveler (99 Pulaski), Comfort Suites West Warwick (10 Keyes Ways), Springhill Suites by Marriott (14 James P Murphy Ind H), Extended Stay America (1200 Division Road), SpringHill Suites Warwick (14 J P Murphy Highway).

Kent 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 116. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

116
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.223. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.223
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.586. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.586
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.68. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.68
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0168. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0168
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Rhode Island:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.6%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.2%
Whole state:

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

4.3%
Whole state:

5.4%

People in group quarters in West Warwick in 2000:

  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

West Warwick, Rhode Island environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in West Warwick (2011 data):

  • Centreville Savings Bank: at 1218 Main Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $965.6 mil, Deposits: $725.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices
  • Metlife Bank, National Association: Call Center Branch at 1600 Division Rd, branch established on 2001/08/14. Info updated 2011/03/09: Bank assets: $25,513.6 mil, Deposits: $10,507.5 mil, headquarters in Convent Station, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Metlife, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Arctic Branch at 5 Washington Street, branch established on 1924/07/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: West Warwick Branch at 1220 Main Street, branch established on 1973/02/01. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Rhode Island average:

14.0

West Warwick travel time to work - commute West Warwick mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Warwick CDP (based on Kent County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic79,33723
Mainline Protestant9,85331
Evangelical Protestant3,78621
Other2,17511
None71,007-
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: 23
Kent County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Kent County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Kent County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 169
Here:

10.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

22.6%
Rhode Island:

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

15.4%
State:

16.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
West Warwick:

28.6
Rhode Island:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Warwick:

21.1%
Rhode Island:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Warwick:

11.2%
Rhode Island:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.0%
Rhode Island:

33.7%

General health condition:
West Warwick:

54.6%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
West Warwick:

77.5%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Warwick, RI Residents

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Rhode Island average:

4.87%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($511 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.02%
Rhode Island average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Providence County, RI  2.82% ($42,204 average AGI)
from Washington County, RI  0.82% ($43,231)
from Newport County, RI  0.14% ($55,784)


6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Rhode Island average:

5.44%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($691 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.04%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Providence County, RI  2.60% ($38,551 average AGI)
to Washington County, RI  0.73% ($55,551)
to Bristol County, MA  0.17% ($42,822)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Warwick:

  • WLKW (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST WARWICK, RI; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5 kW; WARWICK, RI; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Warwick:

  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; 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)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around West Warwick:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of West Warwick fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 55m180ftTotal length
  • $19,760,000Total costs
  • 124,500Total average daily traffic
  • 12,030Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Warwick, RI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Warwick)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in West Warwick, RI)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 204 West St (Lat: 41.707861 Lon: -71.532278), Overall height: 56.1 m, Call Sign: WNEI896
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.187 MHz, 952.187 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/1995, Expiration Date: 09/26/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2000Registrant: Phone: (202) 659-0830
  • BOS2423, 100 Factory St. (Lat: 41.707500 Lon: -71.513889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQFT989
    Assigned Frequencies: 23070.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/03/2006, Expiration Date: 10/03/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2007, Certifier: Eric M BottoRegistrant: Fibertower Network Services Corporation, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue Nw Suite 317, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (703) 873-4175, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • RI-PVD2095C, 100 Factory St (Lat: 41.707611 Lon: -71.514000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WQMB553
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/2010, Expiration Date: 06/18/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • RI-PVD2084A, 195 James P Murphy Ind Hwy (Lat: 41.664833 Lon: -71.521778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQMB618
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2010, Expiration Date: 06/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 204 West Street (Lat: 41.707778 Lon: -71.531667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.1 m, Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: KNKG540
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.787 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2004, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 204 West Street (Lat: 41.707778 Lon: -71.531667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.1 m, Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: KNKO496, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.687 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Warwick)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • B & B LEASING, 5 Quill Dr, West Warwick, RI 02893
    Certificate: 99-1861 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 10/27/1999, Expiration Date: 10/26/2000

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52837 , Serial Number: 17274617, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1981
    Registrant (Individual): David A Anderson, 75 Glen Dr Unit 2f, West Warwick, RI 02893

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED134$164,187116$137,448532$154,70554$79,7045$1,423,60042$133,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$162,8897$116,57147$177,8308$61,5000$02$155,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$166,79227$122,593192$180,32818$56,3892$267,50019$113,8421$116,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$155,43816$125,438122$184,6395$37,0000$08$126,6250$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$152,3752$56,50037$192,0001$120,0000$03$156,3330$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.01 , 0201.02, 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$149,2509$201,5560$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$204,8895$200,2001$212,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$136,8182$141,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$187,4290$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.01 , 0201.02, 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

KENT COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 88,779, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MIDVILLE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
NUTZ (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations

Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Warwick, Rhode Island:

  • Extended Stay America - Providence - West Warwick, 1235 Division Rd, West Warwick, Rhode Island 2893 , Phone: (401) 885-3161, Fax: (401) 885-3162
  • Comfort Suites, 10 Keyes Way, West Warwick, Rhode Island 2893 , Phone: (401) 826-1800, Fax: (401) 826-4170
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Warwick, Rhode Island

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
Businesses in West Warwick, RI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
Ashley Furniture1KFC1
CVS3Lane Furniture1
Comfort Suites1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1Nissan1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway2
Domino's Pizza2U-Haul3
Dunkin Donuts4UPS3
Extended Stay America1Volkswagen1
FedEx2Walgreens1

West Warwick 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

West Warwick on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Metal workers and plastic workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 (02893) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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