Little Compton, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 3,492.
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 1,710  (49.0%)
Females: 1,782  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

50.2 years
Rhode Island median age:

42.3 years

Zip codes: 02837.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $89,615 (it was $55,368 in 2000)
Little Compton:

$89,615
RI:

$71,169

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $62,805 (it was $32,513 in 2000)

Little Compton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $542,127 (it was $228,500 in 2000)
Little Compton:

$542,127
RI:

$283,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $536,770; detached houses: $567,022; townhouses or other attached units: $534,938; in 2-unit structures: $426,310; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $299,826; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $322,663; mobile homes: $90,419
March 2019 cost of living index in Little Compton: 123.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Little Compton, RI (2010)
    • 3,39097.1%White alone
    • 330.9%Hispanic
    • 210.6%Black alone
    • 220.6%Two or more races
    • 140.4%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Little Compton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.6)
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)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
2
(57.1)
2
(56.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
2
(57.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.0)
2
(57.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(224.8)
18
(512.8)
23
(657.1)
15
(427.0)
26
(739.5)
8
(229.4)
11
(316.1)
7
(201.5)
12
(341.1)
5
(142.5)
4
(114.1)
6
(171.5)
3
(85.4)
6
(172.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(871.3)
44
(1,254)
37
(1,057)
43
(1,224)
48
(1,365)
26
(745.4)
35
(1,006)
18
(518.1)
38
(1,080)
13
(370.6)
23
(656.2)
29
(829.0)
17
(484.2)
14
(401.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
1
(28.4)
2
(57.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.0)
1
(28.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(28.1)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index50.691.7108.390.2108.653.962.437.175.040.834.245.241.341.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Little Compton, RI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Rhode Island average:

2.38
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Ancestries: English (27.6%), Irish (24.5%), Portuguese (14.8%), French (9.3%), Italian (6.8%), German (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1747

Elevation: 104 feet

Land area: 20.9 square miles.

Population density: 167 people per square mile   (very low).

Little Compton, Rhode Island map

132 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe).

This town:

3.7%
Rhode Island:

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

0.8% ($1,799)
Rhode Island:

1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fall River, MA (12.5 miles , pop. 91,938).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (55.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (148.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Middletown, RI (2.5 miles ),
Newport East, RI (2.5 miles ),
Melville, RI (2.7 miles ),
Westport, MA (2.7 miles ),
Portsmouth, RI (2.8 miles ),
Newport, RI (2.8 miles ),
Tiverton, RI (3.1 miles ),
North Westport, MA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.52 N, Longitude: 71.17 W

Area code: 401

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $211,100
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $262,700
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $211,800
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $332,700
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $222,900
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $439,700
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $649,900
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $699,500
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $410,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $217,400
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $237,000
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $261,800
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $267,000
  • 2018: 15 buildings, average cost: $266,400
  • 2019: 17 buildings, average cost: $263,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Little Compton, RI residents
Average permit cost in Little Compton, RI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Rhode Island:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +243 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in Little Compton, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.4%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Little Compton, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Engineers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)

Average climate in Little Compton, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Little Compton, Rhode Island average temperatures Little Compton, Rhode Island average precipitation Little Compton, Rhode Island humidity Little Compton, Rhode Island wind speed Little Compton, Rhode Island snowfall Little Compton, Rhode Island sunshine Little Compton, 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 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
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 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 8.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
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 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.09. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0159. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0159
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Little Compton-area historical tornado activity is below Rhode Island state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.8 miles away from the Little Compton town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Little Compton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Rhode Island state average. It is 75% 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 233.2 miles away from Little Compton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 243.5 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 138.9 miles away from Little Compton 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 242.5 miles away from Little Compton center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 146.1 miles away from Little Compton 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 172.7 miles away from Little Compton 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 Newport County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Little Compton:

  • VNS OF NEWPORT AND BRISTOL COUNTIES, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, RI)
  • GRAND ISLANDER CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, RI)
  • FOREST FARM HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, RI)
  • JOHN CLARKE RETIREMENT CTR, THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, RI)
  • CARRIAGE HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEWPORT, RI)
  • HEATHERWOOD NURSING AND SUBACUTE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEWPORT, RI)
  • ST CLARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEWPORT, RI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little Compton:

  • Salve Regina University (about 8 miles; Newport, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,349)
  • Roger Williams University (about 11 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 12 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bristol Community College (about 15 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • University of Rhode Island (about 19 miles; Kingston, RI; FT enrollment: 14,656)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 21 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 22 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)

Public elementary/middle school in Little Compton:

See full list of schools located in Little Compton

Library in Little Compton:

  • BROWNELL LIBRARY, HOME OF LITTLE COMPTON (Operating income: $161,598; Location: 44 COMMONS; 31,046 books; 1,203 audio materials; 1,140 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Little Compton: South Shore Beach (A), Sakannet Vineyards (B), Sakonnet Golf Course (C), Old Stone Orchard (D), Young Family Farm (E), Boughs And Berry Farm (F), Little Compton Grange Hall (G), Little Compton Town Hall (H), Wilbur House (I), Little Compton Police Department (J), Little Compton Fire Department (K), Brownell Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Little Compton include: Saint Catherine Church (A), Saint Andrews by the Sea Church (B), United Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Burying Ground (1), Union Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Richmond Hill (A), Simmons Pond (B), Round Pond (C), Quicksand Pond (D), Grays Mill Pond (E), Watch House Pond (F), Long Pond (G), Briggs Marsh (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dundery Brook (A), Sisson Brook (B), Cold Brook (C), Almy Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Little Compton: Little Compton Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Lands End Bed & Breakfast (410B Long Highway) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Arden Myrin - Comedian, Charles Edwin Wilbour - Egyptologist, James F. Simmons - Politician, Abel Head "Shanghai" Pierce - Businessman.

Newport County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SAKONNET POINT CLUB (Population served: 372, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
COMMONS LUNCH, INC. (Address: 27 QUICKSAND PD RD , Population served: 306, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Boil Water Order (DEC-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2011), St Boil Water Order (NOV-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2010), St Boil Water Order (DEC-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2006), St Boil Water Order (NOV-08-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2006)
BRIGGS BEACH, INC. (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2010)
SAKONNET GOLF CLUB (Population served: 205, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2011), St Boil Water Order (OCT-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2011), St Boil Water Order (OCT-07-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
WALKERS ROADSIDE STAND-BAKERY (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ABRAHAM MANCHESTER RESTAURANT & TAVERN (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2010), St Boil Water Order (FEB-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-05-2010)
  • 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 (OCT-31-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2006)
CROWTHERS RESTAURANT, INC. (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2008), St Boil Water Order (FEB-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2008), St Boil Water Order (FEB-05-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2008)
A-1 PIZZA (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • WILBUR AND MC MAHON SCHOOL (PREV.AKA JOS (Population served: 458, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WARRENS POINT BEACH CLUB, INC. (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SMITH VILLAGE (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.5%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.6%
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: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

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

2.0%
Whole state:

5.4%

Banks with branches in Little Compton (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Little Compton Branch at Meeting House Lane, branch established on 1979/07/02. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Little Compton:

Marital status in Little Compton, RI
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Little Compton:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Rhode Island average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Little Compton, RI (based on Newport County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,39214
Mainline Protestant7,57924
Evangelical Protestant1,52215
Other1,1749
Orthodox3001
Black Protestant1171
None43,804-
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: 12
Newport County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Newport County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Newport County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 140
This county:

17.26 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Newport County:

7.2%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Newport County:

18.4%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
Rhode Island:

16.3%

7.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Rhode Island average:

5.34%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,148 average AGI)
Newport County:

0.28%
Rhode Island average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bristol County, MA  0.76% ($62,196 average AGI)
from Providence County, RI  0.76% ($80,468)
from Washington County, RI  0.46% ($69,258)


8.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.77%

0.34% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,448 average AGI)
Newport County:

0.34%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Providence County, RI  0.72% ($51,554 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.72% ($49,736)
to Washington County, RI  0.56% ($59,683)

Strongest AM radio stations in Little Compton:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADK (1540 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: ASTRO TELE-COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little Compton:

  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WQRI (88.3 FM; BRISTOL, RI; Owner: ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY)
  • WXHQ-LP (105.9 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: NEWPORT MUSICAL ARTS ASSOCIATION)
  • WJHD (90.7 FM; PORTSMOUTH, RI; Owner: PORTSMOUTH ABBEY SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Little Compton:

  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
Little Compton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Little Compton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 122 Amy Hart Path (98449) (Lat: 41.545750 Lon: -71.144389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN849
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • David J Fenton, 122 Amy Hart Path (Lat: 41.545833 Lon: -71.144444), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, Phone: (781) 319-1011
  • David J Fenton, 122 Amy Hart Path (Lat: 41.545833 Lon: -71.144444), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, Phone: (781) 319-1011
  • Michael J Umano, 122 Amy Hart Path (Lat: 41.545750 Lon: -71.144389), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, Phone: (781) 319-1011
  • Michael J Umano, 122 Amy Hart Path (Lat: 41.545750 Lon: -71.144389), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Kevin.Delaney@induscom.Com, Phone: (781) 319-1011

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Sakonnet Point (Lat: 41.470944 Lon: -71.185611), Call Sign: KLG888, Licensee ID: L00122276,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.0400 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2002, Expiration Date: 12/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2012, Registrant: Compton Construction Co Inc, 90 Sahonnet Pt Rd, Little Compton, RI 02837-1044, Phone: (401) 635-4200
  • Lat: 41.470750 Lon: -71.186639, Call Sign: WPXN612,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.312 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2003, Expiration Date: 05/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2013, Certifier: Kirk Whiting, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LITTLE COMPT, 122 Amy Hart Path (Lat: 41.545833 Lon: -71.144444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQGJ670,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2017, Expiration Date: 02/07/2027, Certifier: Dean Hoxsie, Registrant: Motorola, Inc., 613 Delaware Ave., Riverside, NJ 08075, Phone: (856) 764-3809, Email:
  • LTL COMPTON, 122 Amy Hart Path (Lat: 41.545750 Lon: -71.144389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WRAM980, Licensee ID: L00949248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2018, Expiration Date: 01/10/2028, Certifier: Thomas Guthlein, Registrant: State Of Rhode Island, Ema, 645 New London Ave, Cranston, RI 02920, Phone: (401) 946-9996, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Sakonnet Point Rd (Lat: 41.467889 Lon: -71.184500), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WHD656,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/1999, Expiration Date: 08/03/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2004, Registrant: Sakonnet Yacht Club, Sakonnet Point Rd, Little Compton, RI 02837
  • 386 West Main Road (Lat: 41.509833 Lon: -71.191167), Type: Pole, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WHW223, Licensee ID: L00013250,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 2.09790 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2003, Expiration Date: 06/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2013, Registrant: Buena Vista Inc, Little Compton, RI 02837

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Little Compton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3607W, N3607W, N-3607W, Serial Number: 32-506, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Oceanstate Flying Club Inc, Po Box 165, Little Compton, RI 02837
  • Aircraft: DEAN ALFRED H GLASTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6AL, N6AL, N-6AL, Serial Number: 5042, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 10/31/2012
    Registrant (Individual): John Telfeyan, 3 Bramblewood Cross, Little Compton, RI 02837
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76220, N76220, N-76220, Serial Number: 10623, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Erik P Thomas, 322 W Main Rd, Little Compton, RI 02837

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 35 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Little Compton, RI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (58.7%), and Outside Fires (25.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Little Compton, RI
    • 8458.7%Structure Fires
    • 3625.2%Outside Fires
    • 139.1%Other
    • 107.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Little Compton, RI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Little Compton, RI
  • 81.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Little Compton, RI
  • 74.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel


Little Compton compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David J. Ahearn (11)
  • Malcolm W. Mcgeoch (7)
  • John Alfred Lewis (3)
  • Theodore Morse (2)
  • Christian Parcher Nixon (2)
  • John A. Lewis (2)
  • Benoit G. Gauthier (1)
  • William H. Hutson (1)
  • John Philip Larue (1)
  • Richard Alden Downs-Honey (1)

Total of 35 patent applications in 2008-2023.