Westerly, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 17,936. Population change since 2000: +1.4%
Males: 8,502  (47.4%)
Females: 9,434  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
Rhode Island median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 02891.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,463 (it was $42,860 in 2000)
Westerly:

$55,463
RI:

$54,554
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,710 (it was $23,180 in 2000)

Westerly CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $257,440 (it was $144,600 in 2000)
Westerly:

$257,440
RI:

$234,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $315,049; Detached houses: $330,557; Townhouses or other attached units: $241,765; In 2-unit structures: $274,707; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $237,552; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,092; Mobile homes: $272,451

Median gross rent in 2012: $974.

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  • White alone - 16,211 (91.5%)
  • Asian alone - 447 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 424 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 405 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 174 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westerly: 107.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (28.0%), Irish (16.9%), English (10.0%), French (7.9%), German (6.6%), Polish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1669

Elevation: 134 feet

Land area: 16.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,123 people per square mile   (low).

Westerly,RI real estate house value index trend

Westerly, Rhode Island map

For population 25 years and over in Westerly:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westerly CDP:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

1,013 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.8% Asia).

This place:  5.8%
Rhode Island:  13.0%



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Westerly, Rhode Island as of June 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Westerly to the number of sex offenders is 1,679 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,830 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,636 (0.9%)

Westerly satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (31.6 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (75.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (113.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Pawcatuck, CT (1.2 miles ), Misquamicut, RI (1.9 miles ), Ashaway, RI (1.9 miles ), Bradford, RI (2.0 miles ), Weekapaug, RI (2.1 miles ), Watch Hill, RI (2.1 miles) , Stonington borough, CT (2.3 miles ), North Stonington, CT (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 110 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 1998: 139 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 1999: 131 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2000: 166 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2001: 113 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2002: 105 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2003: 95 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2004: 70 buildings, average cost: $267,100
  • 2005: 86 buildings, average cost: $290,700
  • 2006: 195 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2007: 163 buildings, average cost: $282,200
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $416,800
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $295,600
  • 2010: 51 buildings, average cost: $295,000
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $263,800
  • 2012: 53 buildings, average cost: $293,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.37 N, Longitude: 71.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +72 (+0.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,400 (40.4%)

Area code: 401

Westerly household income distribution Westerly home values distribution

Crime rates in Westerly by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1010010000001
per 100,000 4.10.04.30.00.04.20.00.00.00.00.00.04.4
Rapes 56215478458443
per 100,000 20.325.98.563.116.829.634.117.221.534.117.017.613.2
Robberies 1020232242525
per 100,000 4.10.08.50.08.412.78.58.617.28.521.38.822.0
Assaults 1085191916162418173128
per 100,000 40.634.521.379.979.667.768.2103.577.372.412.852.735.3
Burglaries 103755889678063727986738557
per 100,000 417.8323.3247.5374.5280.8338.3268.7310.4339.4366.5310.3373.5251.3
Thefts 253294278510473415387340425389343320358
per 100,000 1026.31267.41186.32146.01982.61754.81650.51465.71825.91657.71458.11406.01578.1
Auto thefts 51019212728293527615119
per 100,000 20.343.181.188.4113.2118.4123.7150.9116.025.663.848.339.7
Arson 0012642133101
per 100,000 0.00.04.38.425.116.98.54.312.912.84.30.04.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 101.3100.289.7178.1134.3146.7132.7124.3138.1132.8103.3108.9112.2

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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 Westerly detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 61 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Rhode Island average:

2.34

Westerly tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Rhode Island:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Westerly, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Westerly-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Rhode Island state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the Westerly place center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 56.1 miles away from the place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westerly-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 219.7 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 235.8 miles away from Westerly 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 147.4 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 175.8 miles away from the city 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 232.2 miles away from Westerly 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 71.3 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Birthplace of: Dr. Luke - Guitarist, Dick Berggren - Racing announcer, Jesse Armour Crandall - Inventor, Tony Horton (exercise instructor) - Exercise instructor, Don Panciera - Football player, Joshua Babcock - Judge, Nathan F. Dixon III - Politician, Ruth Buzzi - (born 1936), comedienne, Dave Stenhouse - Baseball player and coach, George Greeley - Television composer.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Westerly: James A. Barber.

Hospitals and medical centers in Westerly:

  • WESTERLY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 25 WELLS STREET)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF WESTERLY (ONE RHODY DRIVE)
  • APPLE REHAB CLIPPER (161 POST ROAD)
  • APPLE REHAB WATCH HILL (79 WATCH HILL ROAD)
  • WATCH HILL MANOR LTD (83 WATCH HILL RD)
  • WESTERLY HEALTH CENTER (280 HIGH STREET)
  • WESTERLY NURSING HOME INC (79 BEACH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Westerly:

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Amtrak station:

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.

Operable nuclear power plants near Westerly:

  • 17 miles: Millstone 1 and 2 in Waterford, CT.
  • 17 miles: Millstone 3 in Waterford, CT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westerly:

  • Connecticut College (about 15 miles; New London, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 17 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 18 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 26 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Salve Regina University (about 28 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 30 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (about 32 miles; Willimantic, CT; FT enrollment: 4,985)

Public high school in Westerly:

Public elementary/middle schools in Westerly:

Private elementary/middle school in Westerly:

  • ST PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 32 ELM ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Westerly, School District: WESTERLY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Westerly:

  • WESTERLY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,016,738; Location: 44 BROAD STREET; 159,845 books; 6,163 audio materials; 7,880 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 4 state licensed databases; 376 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • FM station in Westerly, RI: WPKM(88.7 FM; MONTAUK, NY; Owner: WPKN INC.)

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Notable locations in Westerly: Winnapaug Golf Course (A), YMCA (B), Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerc (C), Westerly Town Hall and Courthouse (D), Westerly Memorial Building (E), Westerly Hospital Medical Association Library (F), Babcock-Smith House Museum (G), Westerly Fire Department Station 2 (H), Westerly Ambulance Corps (I), Dunns Corner Fire Department Station 1 (J), Westerly Preschool Childhood Center (K), Westerly Police Department (L), Westerly Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (M), Littlebrook Kids Day Care Center (N), Little People of Westerly Day Care Center (O), Westerly Public Library (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Franklin Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (1), Granite Street Shopping Center (2), Granite Hills Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westerly include: Christadelphian Ecclesia Church (A), Society of Friends Church (B), Pilgrims Baptist Church (C), Immaculate Conception Church (D), Harvest Chapel (E), Pawcatuck Seventh Day Baptist Church (F), Saint Puis X Church (G), Dunns Corners Community Church (H), Grace United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: No Bottom Pond (A), Spring Pond (B), Long Pond (C), Doctor Lewis Pond (D), Chapman Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McGowan Brook (A), Mastuxet Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westerly include: Westerly Downtown Historic District (1), Wilcox Arboretum (2), Wilcox Park Historic District (3), Main Street Historic District (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Babcock-Smith House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 124 Granite Street), W P L (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 71 1/2 High), The Water WIZZ - Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 319 Atlantic Avenue), Misquamicut Business Association (319 Atlantic Av).

Hotels: Breezeway Resort (70 Winnapaug Road), Langworthy Farm Bed and Breakfast (308 Shore Road), Atlantic Inn (8 Crandall Av), Tern Inn (92 Winnapaug Road), Blue Whale Inn (54 Winnapaug Road), Andrea Hotel Inc (89 Atlantic Avenue), Pleasant View Inn (65 Atlantic Avenue), Ocean View Motel (140 Atlantic Avenue), Sand Dollar Inn (171 Post Road).

Courts: Westerly Town - Municipal Court (5 Union Street), Westerly Town - Municipal Court- Dunn's Corners School (9 Plateau Road).

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.1. This is worse than average.

City:

98.1
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.29
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.87
U.S.:

9.14

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

WESTERLY WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 38,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-23-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2006 and JUN-18-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2006 and JUN-18-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CAMP WATCHAUG (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
YMCA OUTDOOR CENTER (Address: 95 HIGH STREET , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NOD HILL APARTMENTS (Serves CT, Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.7%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.1% for Black residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 41.4% for other race residents, 49.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Rhode Island:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.1%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
211 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
29 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Westerly in 2000:

  • 247 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Westerly, Rhode Island environmental map by EPA

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Westerly compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Westerly (2011 data):

  • The Washington Trust Company of Westerly: Mcquade's Westerly Branch, The Washington Trust Company Of West, Franklin Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,059.8 mil, Deposits: $2,127.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Stop & Shop - Westerly Branch at 149 Franklin Street, branch established on 2001/05/29; Westerly Branch at 112 Franklin Street, branch established on 1981/09/22. 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
  • Dime Bank: Westerly Branch at 131 Franklin Street, branch established on 2004/05/15. Info updated 2008/05/08: Bank assets: $707.4 mil, Deposits: $491.2 mil, headquarters in Norwich, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Newport Federal Savings Bank: Westerly Branch at 18 Post Road, branch established on 2011/01/10. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $453.5 mil, Deposits: $267.0 mil, headquarters in Newport, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Westerly Branch at 9 Franklin Street, branch established on 1957/07/22. 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
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Westerly Branch at 44-50 Franklin Street, branch established on 2006/12/02. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Westerly travel time to work - commute Westerly mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westerly CDP (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.26%
Here: 59.3%
USA: 50.2%

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
Washington County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

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

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

19.8%
Rhode Island:

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

14.2%
State:

16.3%

5.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,212 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Rhode Island average:

4.87%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($449 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Rhode Island average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Providence County, RI  1.05% ($54,288 average AGI)
from Kent County, RI  1.04% ($55,551)
from New London County, CT  0.41% ($58,073)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Rhode Island average:

5.44%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($299 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kent County, RI  1.16% ($43,231 average AGI)
to Providence County, RI  0.94% ($41,964)
to New London County, CT  0.49% ($44,946)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westerly:

  • WXNI (1230 AM; 1 kW; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJF (1180 AM; daytime; 2 kW; HOPE VALLEY, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WJJF LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WICH (1310 AM; 5 kW; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INCORPORATED)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westerly:

  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBLQ (88.1 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: SOUTHERN RI PUBLIC RADIO BROAD INC)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNLC (98.7 FM; EAST LYME, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCNI (90.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT COLLEGE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WMOS (104.7 FM; MONTAUK, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W233AG (94.5 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Westerly:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Westerly fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Westerly)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Westerly, RI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westerly)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Westerly)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 1 partial 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 ORIGINATED58$239,995101$200,011508$191,11141$64,8381$215,00064$207,9230$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$184,0007$208,27936$207,5382$63,8150$04$233,6630$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$245,50711$206,124162$230,22922$79,8610$014$184,3911$44,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$249,6957$228,25087$220,4616$63,8550$08$210,0750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$246,0002$243,5858$158,8140$00$02$110,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0508.01 , 0508.02, 0509.01, 0509.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$228,14210$244,5362$259,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$193,9704$233,7501$116,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$370,1305$255,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$290,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0508.01 , 0508.02, 0509.01, 0509.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Westerly, RI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Nike3
Applebee's1Payless1
AutoZone1Penske1
Burger King1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry4Shaw's1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
DressBarn1Stop & Shop1
Dressbarn1Subaru1
Dunkin Donuts2T-Mobile2
FedEx3T.J.Maxx1
GNC1U-Haul4
GameStop1UPS7
H&R Block1Vans1
Home Depot1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1
Jones New York1YMCA2
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Total of 117 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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