Carolina in Washington county, Rhode Island

Carolina

Carolina, Rhode Island is a tiny village located between the towns of Richmond, Rhode Island, and Charlestown, Rhode Island.

Carolina spans 115 acres in the lower half of the state. The village is included on the National Registry of Historic Places and its historic district boasts properties exhibiting Greek Revival, Italianate and Queen Anne Style architecture. Notable businesses include Clearwater Trout Farm and White Brook Trout Hatchery. These two trout farms were owned by the Hazard brothers. In 1903, the two companies merged into the American Fish Culture Company. The company continued as a family operated business until its sale to the state of Rhode Island in 1995.

Carolina is an easy 37 minute commute to the city of Providence, Rhode Island. The seaside town of Westerly, Rhode Island is a mere 20 minute drive away.

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.83 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 211.4
Household Size (people) 2.74
Households w/ Children 37.98 %
Annual Residential Turnover 2.15 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $673
One Bedroom $821
Two Bedroom $1,027
Three Bedroom $1,304
Four Bedroom $1,621

Education

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
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 1,403
Households: 495
Median Age: 43.16

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $94,752)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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Public Elementary

School

RICHMOND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
190 KINGSTOWN RD
WYOMING, RI 02898

THE R.Y.S.E SCHOOL
Grades: 4-12
459 SWITCH RD
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI 02894

Public Middle

School

CHARIHO REGIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-8
455 SWITCH RD # B
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI 02894

Public High

School

CHARIHO CAREER AND TECH CENTER
Grades: 9-12
459 SWITCH RD
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI 02894

CHARIHO HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
453 SWITCH RD
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI 02894

Private/Catholic

School

MEADOWBROOK WALDORF SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
300 KINGSTOWN RD
WEST KINGSTON, RI 02892

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Commuting to and from Carolina

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