Charlestown in Washington county, Rhode Island

Charlestown, RI

Charlestown, Rhode Island is a pictorial coastal town tucked into Tautog Cove.

It is easy to see why many are attracted to this lovely seaside community. There are no shortages of scenic parks and beaches. The well-loved East Beach presents miles of sand surf. This secluded beach has been described as "stunning", and "a hidden gem". It is ideal for beach-goers who prefer quiet, tranquil days by the sea.

Nearby is the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge where visitors spot deer, frogs, finches, cardinals, and other wildlife. Hiking trails run through the refuge and lectures are provided for those that wish to learn more about this ecosystem. Other attractions not to be missed are the playground, dog park, tennis courts, and basketball courts. In the summertime the Refuge is host to many festivals, concerts, and even the circus.

The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce presents an annual seafood and lobster festival each August. Vendors are local merchants are on hand to deliver seafood based treats and activities. The festival has been named one of the top 100 events in America by the American Tour Bus Association.

Whether making Charlestown their primary residence, or a relaxing second home for the summer, residents have enjoyed the pleasantries, hometown atmosphere, and sprawling beaches that this New England coastal community has to offer.

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

Charlestown, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
$379K
Up 15.2 % since December 2015
Average Sales Price
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
$678K
Up 16.0 % since December 2015
Days on Market
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
147
Up 36.1 % since December 2015

Charlestown, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Charlestown, RI Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
December 2016 - Condos
$158K
Up 187.1 % since December 2015
Average Sales Price
December 2016 - Condos
$168K
Up 204.9 % since December 2015
Days on Market
December 2016 - Condos
185
Up 374.4 % since December 2015

Charlestown, RI Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Charlestown, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -10.80 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 191.6
Household Size (people) 2.41
Households w/ Children 24.14 %
Annual Residential Turnover 10.56 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $572
One Bedroom $698
Two Bedroom $874
Three Bedroom $1,109
Four Bedroom $1,379

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: 6,982
Households: 2,892
Median Age: 49.26

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $68,089)

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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School Information for Charlestown, RI

Public Elementary

School

CHARLESTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
363 CAROLINA BACK RD
CHARLESTOWN, RI 02813

Public Middle

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Public High

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Private/Catholic

School

CHARLESTOWN EARLY LEARNING CENTER
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
4605 OLD POST RD
CHARLESTOWN, RI 02813

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Charlestown, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Charlestown, RI

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