Charlestown in Washington county, Rhode Island

Charlestown

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.

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$547K
40.4 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$823K
9.4 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
64
62.4 % since November 2015
Single Family Sales by Quarter
Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$133K
28.1 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$133K
28.1 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condominiums
49
75.0 % since November 2015
Condominium Sales by Quarter

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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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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Commuting to and from Charlestown

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Featured Listings

14 Josephine Drive, Charlestown, RI 02813
$159,900

14 Josephine Drive,
Charlestown, RI 02813

1 bedroom, 1 bath
69 Narrow Lane, Charlestown, RI 02813
$349,900

69 Narrow Lane,
Charlestown, RI 02813

4 bedrooms, 3 baths
4630 - 4630A South County Trail, Charlestown, RI 02813
$379,900

4630 - 4630A South County Trail,
Charlestown, RI 02813

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
3915 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI 02813
$249,000

3915 Old Post Road,
Charlestown, RI 02813

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
97 Carolina Back Road, Charlestown, RI 02813
$352,000

97 Carolina Back Road,
Charlestown, RI 02813

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
4239 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI 02813
$230,000

4239 Old Post Road,
Charlestown, RI 02813

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