Exeter, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 6,425.
Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 3,222  (50.1%)
Females: 3,203  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Rhode Island median age:

42.3 years

Zip codes: 02822.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $109,238 (it was $64,452 in 2000)
Exeter:

$109,238
RI:

$71,169

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $44,899 (it was $25,530 in 2000)

Exeter town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $389,670 (it was $164,800 in 2000)
Exeter:

$389,670
RI:

$283,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $441,204; detached houses: $453,257; townhouses or other attached units: $406,781; in 2-unit structures: $395,120; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $285,380; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,020; mobile homes: $80,797; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $86,465
March 2019 cost of living index in Exeter: 104.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Exeter, RI (2010)
    • 6,04394.1%White alone
    • 1662.6%Hispanic
    • 701.1%Two or more races
    • 671.0%Black alone
    • 410.6%Asian alone
    • 280.4%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Exeter, Rhode Island as of January 29, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Exeter is 1,285 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: English (27.2%), Irish (24.1%), Italian (16.4%), French (11.6%), German (10.1%), Swedish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1743

Elevation: 266 feet

Land area: 57.7 square miles.

Population density: 111 people per square mile   (very low).

Exeter, Rhode Island map

173 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.6% North America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

2.9%
Rhode Island:

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

1.8% ($2,894)
Rhode Island:

1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (14.5 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (58.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (128.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

West Greenwich, RI (2.3 miles ),
Richmond, RI (2.4 miles ),
Wyoming, RI (2.5 miles ),
Hope Valley, RI (2.6 miles ),
Kingston, RI (2.7 miles ),
North Kingstown, RI (2.8 miles ),
Carolina, RI (2.8 miles ),
East Greenwich, RI (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.56 N, Longitude: 71.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Distribution of median household income in Exeter, RI in 2019
Exeter satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2007: 36 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $245,400
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $304,200
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $207,700
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $321,800
  • 2018: 12 buildings, average cost: $306,000
  • 2019: 16 buildings, average cost: $200,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Exeter, RI residents
Average permit cost in Exeter, RI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Rhode Island:

7.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Exeter, RI
Historical housing units in Exeter, RI

Population change in the 1990s: +677 (+12.6%).
Most common industries in Exeter, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Exeter, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Engineers (2.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Exeter, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Exeter, Rhode Island average temperatures Exeter, Rhode Island average precipitation Exeter, Rhode Island humidity Exeter, Rhode Island wind speed Exeter, Rhode Island snowfall Exeter, Rhode Island sunshine Exeter, 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 2018 was 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 5.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.97
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.07. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.07
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0163. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0163
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Exeter-area historical tornado activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.1 miles away from the Exeter 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 39.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Exeter-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 215.9 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 229.7 miles away from Exeter 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 228.6 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 133.9 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 148.7 miles away from Exeter 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 183.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Exeter topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Exeter:

  • SOUTH KINGSTOWN AND NURSING REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST KINGSTON, RI)
  • DEPENDABLE HOMECARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WYOMING, RI)
  • LAFAYETTE NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI)
  • SCALLOP SHELL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI)
  • COVENTRY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COVENTRY, RI)
  • COVENTRY SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COVENTRY, RI)
  • ALPINE NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COVENTRY, RI)

Amtrak stations near Exeter:

  • 6 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WESTERLY (14 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Exeter:

  • University of Rhode Island (about 7 miles; Kingston, RI; Full-time enrollment: 14,656)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 9 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 13 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Salve Regina University (about 18 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • Roger Williams University (about 19 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 21 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)
  • Rhode Island College (about 21 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 7,189)

Public elementary/middle schools in Exeter:

  • METCALF SCHOOL (Students: 584, Location: 30 NOOSENECK HILL ROAD, Grades: 3-6)
  • WAWALOAM SCHOOL (Students: 258, Location: 100 VICTORY HIGHWAY, Grades: KG-2)

Private elementary/middle school in Exeter:

  • QUEST MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 54, Location: 54 EXETER RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Exeter

Library in Exeter:

  • EXETER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $144,643; Location: 773 TEN ROD ROAD; 13,470 books; 863 audio materials; 1,420 video materials; 40 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Exeter: Pepper Pond Camp (A), Baptist Plantations (B), Exeter Country Club (C), Warwick Sportsmans Club (D), Yawgoo Valley Ski and Recreation Area (E), Miskiania Camp (F), Manton Free Library (G), Tomaquag Indian Museum (H), Exeter Volunteer Company Number 1 (I), Exeter Rescue Corps (J), Exeter Fire Department 1 Station 1 (K), Exeter Town Hall (L), Exeter Town Constable (M), Exeter Patrol Barracks (N), Exeter Fire Department 2 Station 3 (O), Exeter Fire Department 1 Station 4 (P), Exeter Fire Department 2 Station 2 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Oak Harbor Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Exeter include: Liberty Church (A), Chestnut Hill Baptist Church (B), West Exeter Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gardiner Lot (1), Gardner Lot (2), Hathaway Cemetery (3), Hazard Sherman Lot (4), Henry Barber Lot (5), Henry Family Lot (6), Indian Rock Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Breakheart Pond (A), Austin Farm Pond (B), Boon Lake (C), Yawgoo Mill Pond (D), Hallville Pond (E), Edwards Pond (F), Millbrook Pond (G), Rathbon Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Woody Hill Brook (A), Queens Fort Brook (B), Flat River (C), Sodom Brook (D), Parris Brook (E), Dutemple Brook (F), Fisherville Brook (G), Reuben Brown Brook (H), Pendock Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Exeter include: Beach Pond Forest Environment Site (1), Arcadia Management Area (2), Dawley Memorial State Park (3), Fisherville Brook Wildlife Refuge (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum (390 Summit Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

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

EXETER CHAPEL (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SOUTH COUNTY BUSINESS PARK (Population served: 290, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-08-2009 to DEC-09-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-23-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2007)
WOLF ROCK COUNTRY KITCHEN, INC. (Population served: 254, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CAROUSEL INDUSTRIES (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NATIONAL DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS COALITION (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CORNERSTONE PUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORMAN A & PAMELA MACHON DBA SOPHIES COF (Address: 158 GLEN ROCK ROAD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2007)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SHELTER COVE MARINA,LLC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • TOWN PIZZA OF EXETER, INC. (Population served: 81, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWISTED THROTTLE (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.8%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

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

3.8%
Whole state:

5.4%

People in group quarters in Exeter in 2010:

  • 184 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Exeter in 2000:

  • 170 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

For population 15 years and over in Exeter:

Marital status in Exeter, RI
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Exeter:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Rhode Island average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Exeter, RI (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic45,38217
Mainline Protestant9,05734
Evangelical Protestant3,84133
Other7968
None67,903-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 31
Washington County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
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%

5.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($75,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Rhode Island average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, RI  1.28% ($73,914 average AGI)
from Providence County, RI  1.25% ($71,775)
from New London County, CT  0.47% ($53,992)


6.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.77%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,021 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.09%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, RI  1.24% ($54,180 average AGI)
to Providence County, RI  1.03% ($58,127)
to New London County, CT  0.54% ($58,811)

Businesses in Exeter, RI

  • Dunkin Donuts: 2
  • FedEx: 1
  • Nike: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Exeter:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJJF (1180 AM; daytime; 2 kW; HOPE VALLEY, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WJJF LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5 kW; WARWICK, RI; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Exeter:

  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WCVY (91.5 FM; COVENTRY, RI; Owner: COVENTRY RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Exeter:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Exeter fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Exeter fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.2mTotal length
  • $17,483,000Total costs
  • 130,277Total average daily traffic
  • 12,004Total average daily truck traffic
  • 123,331Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Exeter, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 91960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Exeter, RI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Exeter)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Exeter)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 ADVANCED (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 788BX, N788BX, N-788BX, Serial Number: P77DCG08010989, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Asa S Iii Davis, 146 Beechwood Hill, Exeter, RI 02822
  • Aircraft: SERBENT JUSTIN W RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MATTITUCK TMX IO-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 862JS, N862JS, N-862JS, Serial Number: 82756, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Justin W Serbent, 99 Mill Pond Rd, Exeter, RI 02822
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4098C, N4098C, N-4098C, Serial Number: 108-5098, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 01/19/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas M Auclair, 218 Pardon Joslin Rd, Exeter, RI 02822
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/01/2020
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98542, N98542, N-98542, Serial Number: 18754, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/20/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Paul A Browne, 62 William Reynolds Rd, Exeter, RI 02822
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/12/2018

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of reported fires - 55 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Exeter, RI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.6%), and Outside Fires (25.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Exeter, RI
    • 13757.6%Structure Fires
    • 6125.6%Outside Fires
    • 2811.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 125.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Exeter, RI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Exeter, RI
  • 77.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Exeter, RI
  • 63.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.4%Electricity
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel


Exeter compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Median household income above 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.
  • 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.

Exeter on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: bus drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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