Ashaway in Washington county, Rhode Island

Ashaway, RI

Ashaway, Rhode Island is a quaint village on the southwestern border of the state.With a little over 1,500 people calling Ashaway home, it makes an ideal rural location for those eager for peace and quiet.

Ashaway is under 20 minutes away from the seaside towns of Mystic, Connecticut, and Westerly, RI, making it easy to access tourist attractions, such as beaches and museums. For those who prefer quiet, nature-oriented recreation, fishing, hiking and canoeing are all great activities to be enjoyed right in Ashaway.

The town is not incorporated, rather, it is a village that shares resources with the villages of Bradley, Hope Valley, and Rockville. These four villages comprise the incorporated town of Hopkinton, Rhode Island.

Many of Ashaway's residents commute more than 20 minutes to work. The Amtrak station is easily accessible in Westerly, Rhode Island, just four miles away.

Ashaway's elementary school serves a little over 200 students in grades K-4. It is part of the Chariho regional school district, which is also responsible for schools in the towns of Charlestown, Richmond, and the four-village town of Hopkinton.

For those wishing for the peace and quiet of times gone-by, Ashaway may the perfect village. 

Ashaway, RI Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Demographic Information for Ashaway, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -2.36 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 245.7
Household Size (people) 2.62
Households w/ Children 18.51 %
Annual Residential Turnover 2.24 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $58
One Bedroom $64
Two Bedroom $79
Three Bedroom $101
Four Bedroom $124


The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
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Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 2,481
Households: 929
Median Age: 45.41

Employment & Finance

Income by dollar range (Median: $73,497)

Climate & Weather

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School Information for Ashaway, RI

Public Elementary


Grades: K-4


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Ashaway, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Ashaway, RI

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Featured Homes for Sale in Ashaway, RI

5 Brookdale Drive, Hopkinton (Ashaway), RI 02804

5 Brookdale Drive,
Hopkinton (Ashaway), RI 02804

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
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