Block Island in Washington county, Rhode Island

Block Island, RI

Block Island is a picturesque island with a year-round population of a just over 1,000 inhabiting its 9.7 square miles.

A popular summer destination, Block Island attracts many visitors each year including former presidents such as Bill Clinton, Dwight Eisenhower, Frankin Roosevelt, and Ulysses Grant.

Getting to Block Island is easy via a year round ferry leaving from Point Judith, Rhode Island or New London, CT. The traditional ferry takes about an hour to reach Block Island, while the high speed ferry takes about 35 minutes.

Once on Block Island, activities and sights abound.

Mansion Beach offers serene surroundings and a quiet place to enjoy the sun and surf.

Southeast Lighthouse offers guided tours of this 1875 structure. Located on Mohegan Bluffs, the lighthouse was deactivated nearly 20 years ago, but remains a popular attraction.

Crescent beach has been called "the most perfect beach in New England". This three mile beach boasts spectacular views, surfing and wondrous cliffs.

For families wishing to relocate to Block Island, the Block Island School gives personalized attention to its 130 students in grades K-12.

Block Island is ideal for telecommuters since year-round jobs on the island are limited. Tourism is a major source of income for Block Island, so careers revolving around the hospitality and tourist industry are common sources of income.

Whether making Block Island a permanent home, or a summer vacation destination, many have discovered the wonders, peacefulness, and tranquility that island living has to offer.

Block Island, RI Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Block Island, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$2M
Up 129.6 % since June 2016
Average Sales Price
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
$2M
Up 129.6 % since June 2016
Days on Market
June 2017 - Single Family Homes
232
Down 18.6 % since June 2016

Block Island, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Block Island, RI Condo Sales Overview

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Demographic Information for Block Island, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 151.19 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 290.7
Household Size (people) 2.04
Households w/ Children 9.44 %
Annual Residential Turnover 4.68 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $763
One Bedroom $835
Two Bedroom $1,037
Three Bedroom $1,331
Four Bedroom $1,630

Education

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Educational Climate Index
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Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 2,640
Households: 1,292
Median Age: 52.25

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $89,651)

Climate & Weather

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School Information for Block Island, RI

Public Elementary

School

BLOCK ISLAND SCHOOL
Grades: K-12
16 HIGH ST
BLOCK ISLAND, RI 02807

Public Middle

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Block Island, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Block Island, RI

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Featured Homes for Sale in Block Island, RI

Address withheld by request, Block Island, RI 02807
$2,800,000

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Block Island, RI 02807

6 bedrooms, 4 baths
708 Corn Neck Road, Block Island, RI 02807
$697,000

708 Corn Neck Road,
Block Island, RI 02807

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
1272 Cooneymus Rd, Unit#3 Unit 3, Block Island, RI 02807
$575,000

1272 Cooneymus Rd, Unit#3 Unit 3,
Block Island, RI 02807

1 bedroom, 1 bath
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$1,125,000

896 Cooneymus Rd, Unit#1 Unit 1,
Block Island, RI 02807

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
720 West Beach Road, Block Island, RI 02807
$929,000

720 West Beach Road,
Block Island, RI 02807

4 bedrooms, 2 baths
990 West Side Road, Block Island, RI 02807
$1,175,000

990 West Side Road,
Block Island, RI 02807

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
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