Coventry, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 35,014.
Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 
Males: 16,984  (48.5%)
Females: 18,030  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Rhode Island median age:

42.3 years

Zip codes: 02816.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $93,232 (it was $51,987 in 2000)
Coventry:

$93,232
RI:

$81,854

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $42,095 (it was $22,091 in 2000)

Coventry town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $359,395 (it was $123,900 in 2000)
Coventry:

$359,395
RI:

$383,900

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $378,490; detached houses: $398,338; townhouses or other attached units: $357,193; in 2-unit structures: $303,020; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $233,611; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $254,381; mobile homes: $77,021
March 2022 cost of living index in Coventry: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Coventry, RI (2010)
    • 33,36195.3%White alone
    • 6711.9%Hispanic
    • 4251.2%Two or more races
    • 2600.7%Asian alone
    • 2060.6%Black alone
    • 580.2%American Indian alone
    • 280.08%Other race alone
    • 50.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Coventry, Rhode Island as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Coventry is 1,207 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Coventry by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(17.2)
4
(11.4)
8
(22.9)
5
(14.3)
8
(22.9)
4
(11.4)
12
(34.2)
8
(22.9)
14
(39.9)
16
(46.0)
11
(31.7)
16
(46.1)
8
(22.1)
14
(39.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(8.6)
4
(11.4)
1
(2.9)
1
(2.9)
2
(5.7)
1
(2.9)
5
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.8)
3
(8.3)
1
(2.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(51.7)
18
(51.4)
13
(37.2)
18
(51.6)
22
(62.9)
20
(57.1)
16
(45.7)
22
(62.9)
18
(51.3)
19
(54.6)
20
(57.6)
11
(31.7)
30
(82.8)
11
(30.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
112
(321.5)
110
(314.2)
131
(374.6)
150
(430.4)
99
(283.1)
93
(265.3)
81
(231.1)
13
(37.2)
84
(239.4)
71
(203.9)
72
(207.2)
27
(77.7)
33
(91.1)
33
(92.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
445
(1,277)
522
(1,491)
555
(1,587)
490
(1,406)
384
(1,098)
387
(1,104)
436
(1,244)
158
(451.9)
405
(1,154)
346
(993.9)
294
(846.0)
209
(601.6)
245
(676.5)
301
(842.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(97.6)
33
(94.2)
24
(68.6)
37
(106.2)
14
(40.0)
22
(62.8)
17
(48.5)
1
(2.9)
20
(57.0)
36
(103.4)
19
(54.7)
16
(46.1)
16
(44.2)
21
(58.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(28.7)
14
(40.0)
11
(31.5)
12
(34.4)
7
(20.0)
3
(8.6)
3
(8.6)
3
(8.6)
4
(11.4)
2
(5.7)
3
(8.6)
2
(5.8)
7
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index108.1112.0121.8123.399.589.2110.651.8112.2110.089.678.173.783.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Coventry, RI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 72 (57 officers - 53 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Rhode Island average:

2.27
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Ancestries: Irish (23.5%), French (19.4%), Italian (19.4%), English (17.8%), French Canadian (8.5%), Portuguese (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1741

Elevation: 414 feet

Land area: 59.5 square miles.

Population density: 588 people per square mile   (low).

Coventry, Rhode Island map

1,153 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This town:

3.4%
Rhode Island:

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

2.1% ($2,548)
Rhode Island:

1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cranston, RI (9.2 miles , pop. 79,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (50.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (132.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West Warwick, RI (2.0 miles ),
West Greenwich, RI (2.4 miles ),
Scituate, RI (2.5 miles ),
East Greenwich, RI (2.6 miles ),
Clayville, RI (2.7 miles ),
Greene, RI (2.8 miles ),
Exeter, RI (3.0 miles ),
Cranston, RI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.69 N, Longitude: 71.60 W

Area code: 401

Distribution of median household income in Coventry, RI in 2022
Coventry satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 50 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2021: 55 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2020: 48 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2019: 44 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2018: 45 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2017: 60 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2016: 52 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2015: 50 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2014: 42 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2013: 35 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2007: 175 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2006: 103 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2005: 98 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2004: 92 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 2003: 86 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2002: 106 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2001: 110 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2000: 153 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 1999: 200 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 1998: 200 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 1997: 142 buildings, average cost: $78,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Coventry, RI residents
Average permit cost in Coventry, RI
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.7%
Rhode Island:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Coventry, RI
Historical housing units in Coventry, RI

Population change in the 1990s: +2,231 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in Coventry, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Coventry, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Coventry, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Coventry, Rhode Island average temperatures Coventry, Rhode Island average precipitation Coventry, Rhode Island humidity Coventry, Rhode Island wind speed Coventry, Rhode Island snowfall Coventry, Rhode Island sunshine Coventry, Rhode Island clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 88.8. This is worse than average.

City:

88.8
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 6.57. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.57
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 34.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 4.74. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.74
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0165. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0165
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

Coventry-area historical tornado activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.1 miles away from the Coventry town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coventry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Rhode Island state average. It is 73% 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 209.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 221.9 miles away from Coventry center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 220.9 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 124.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from Coventry 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 191.2 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 (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Coventry:

  • ALPINE NURSING HOME INC (557 WEAVER HILL ROAD)
  • COVENTRY HEALTH CENTER (10 WOODLAND DR)
  • COVENTRY SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (10 WOODLAND DRIVE)
  • LAUREL FOSTER HOME (51 LAUREL AVE)
  • RIVERVIEW HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY (546 MAIN STREET)
  • RIVERVIEW NURSING HOME (546 MAIN ST)

Amtrak stations near Coventry:

  • 14 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.
  • 15 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 Coventry:

  • New England Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; East Greenwich, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 7 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Rhode Island College (about 13 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 13 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Providence College (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • Brown University (about 14 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,458)

Public high school in Coventry:

Private high school in Coventry:

  • PATHWAYS STRATEGIC TEACHING CENTER (Students: 43, Location: 75 CENTRE OF NEW ENGLAND BLVD, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Coventry:

Private elementary/middle school in Coventry:

  • FR JOHN J DOYLE SCHOOL (Students: 367, Location: 341 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Coventry

Library in Coventry:

  • COVENTRY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,046,814; Location: 1672 FLAT RIVER ROAD; 83,399 books; 3,032 audio materials; 3,974 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 4 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 132 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Coventry: Balm of Gilead Corner (A), General Nathaniel Green Homestead (B), Coventry Center (C), Westwood Camp (D), Summit (E), Summit Free Library (F), Rhode Island Level 1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (G), Western Coventry Fire District Station 1 (H), Western Coventry Fire District Station 2 (I), Waterman Tavern (J), Washington Fire Department (K), Tiogue Fire Department (L), Hopkins Hill Fire District (M), Central Coventry Fire District Station 5 (N), Greene Public Library (O), Crompton Family Health Services Building (P), Coventry Town Hall (Q), Coventry Public Library (R), Coventry Police Department (S), Central Coventry Fire District Station 7 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Coventry include: Rice City Baptist Church (A), Hopkins Hollow Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Maple Root Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Carbuncle Pond (A), Briggs Pond (B), Carr Pond (C), Great Grass Pond (D), Little Grass Pond (E), Koszela Pond (F), Waterman Pond (G), Little Huron Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Warwick Brook (A), Quidnick Brook (B), Boyd Brook (C), Big River (D), Negro Sawmill Brook (E), Pine Swamp Brook (F), McCuster Brook (G), Whaley Brook (H), Pierce Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Coventry include: Rice City Historical District (1), Audubon Society George B Parker Woodland (2), Nicholas Farm Management Area (3), Bucks Horn Park (4), Carbuncle Pond Management Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Nathanael Greene Homestead (50 Taft Street) (1), AirSea Travel (Tours & Charters; 5 Sugermaple Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Classic Motor Lodge (Victory Highway) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Henry B. Anthony - Journalist and politician, Henry P. Baldwin - Politician, Fred Corey - Major League Baseball player, Jeremiah E. Cary - Politician.

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

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

WASHINGTON OAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 660, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2007)
HARAMOS, LLC (Population served: 205, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MOBILE VILLAGE, INC. (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-16-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2010)
COVENTRY PINES GOLF CLUB (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-04-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2005)
ALPINE NURSING HOME (Address: 557 WEAVER HILL ROAD , Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2012)
COLWELLS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-18-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MURPHYS MOBIL, INC. (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE DINER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-03-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2007), St Boil Water Order (JAN-10-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2006), St Boil Water Order (OCT-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Coventry that have no violations reported:

  • WESTERN COVENTRY ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 496, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CENTRAL COVENTRY PARK PAVILION (Address: TOWN HALL , Population served: 360, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EUROPA RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

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

1.8%
Whole state:

5.4%

People in group quarters in Coventry in 2010:

  • 439 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Coventry in 2000:

  • 480 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Coventry (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Coventry Branch, Coventry Autobank Drive-Thru Branch, Stop & Shop - Coventry Branch. 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
  • Randolph Savings Bank: Coventry Ri Branch at 730 Centre Of New England Boulevard, branch established on 2004/12/29. Info updated 2010/02/02: Bank assets: $383.0 mil, Deposits: $324.9 mil, headquarters in Randolph, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Randolph Bancorp
  • Centreville Savings Bank: Coventry Branch at 777 Tiogue Avenue, branch established on 1960/11/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $965.6 mil, Deposits: $725.3 mil, headquarters in West Warwick, RI, positive income, 6 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Coventry In-Store Branch at 896 Tiogue Avenue, branch established on 1996/05/23. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Admirals Bank: Coventry Branch at 650 Centre Of New England Boulevard, branch established on 2007/01/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $518.7 mil, Deposits: $462.0 mil, headquarters in Cranston, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Coventry:

Marital status in Coventry, RI
  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Coventry:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Rhode Island average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Coventry, RI (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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%
Businesses in Coventry, RI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Applebee's1Payless1
AutoZone1Penske1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Stop & Shop1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway3
Dennys1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts3Taco Bell1
FedEx1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS1
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Marriott1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Coventry:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5 kW; WARWICK, RI; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLKW (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST WARWICK, RI; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coventry:

  • WCVY (91.5 FM; COVENTRY, RI; Owner: COVENTRY RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, 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.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Coventry:

  • 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.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Coventry: Archibald Molbone, George W. Potter, Samuel E. Lewis.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Coventry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.1mTotal length
  • $11,458,000Total costs
  • 47,099Total average daily traffic
  • 4,293Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,864Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Coventry, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 42010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Coventry, RI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Coventry)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Coventry, RI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

201 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Coventry)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5989D, N5989D, N-5989D, Serial Number: 22-4640, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 11/29/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin J Boss, 82 Columbia Ave, Coventry, RI 02816
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5991U, N5991U, N-5991U, Serial Number: 28-26788, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth A Diggle, 26 Clark Mill St, Coventry, RI 02816
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8972J, N8972J, N-8972J, Serial Number: 28-2995, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan J Pascua, 222 Raccoon Run Rd, Coventry, RI 02816
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 953AB, N953AB, N-953AB, Serial Number: 3815, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 02/01/2019
    Registrant (LLC): G2 Group LLC, 6 Grandview St, Coventry, RI 02816
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER AERONAUTICS LLC L-S2S ELSA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL-99 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 979MJ, N979MJ, N-979MJ, Serial Number: 10009, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 05/12/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Michael P Stefanik, 60 Whitman Rd, Coventry, RI 02816
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8525J, N8525J, N-8525J, Serial Number: 15066425, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 12/06/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathon J Pascua, 222 Raccoon Run Rd, Coventry, RI 02816
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/03/2020

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of fire incidents - 110 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Coventry, RI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.4%), and Outside Fires (24.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Coventry, RI
    • 35652.4%Structure Fires
    • 16724.6%Outside Fires
    • 9514.0%Other
    • 619.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Coventry, RI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Coventry, RI
  • 61.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.7%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Electricity
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Coventry, RI
  • 47.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood


Coventry compared to Rhode Island state average:

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

Coventry on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 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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