Foster in Providence county, Rhode Island

Foster, RI

Foster offers a quiet, well-preserved New England charm that is treasured by many.

Foster's 52 square miles are populated by a little over 4,600 residents. It is well-situated in the northwestern corner of Rhode Island, bordering Connecticut. The town was originally settled in the 17th century by British colonists.

Foster holds the oldest government meeting house of its kind in the United States. The Foster Town House was built in 1796 and is still used as a government building to this day.

Worcester, Massachusetts is about a 40 minute commute.

The Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School educates nearly 300 students in grades K-5. These students have impressive scores in English and Math. Older students attend the Ponaganset Middle and High Schools.

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

Foster, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$316K
Up 5.5 % since February 2016
Average Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$289K
Up 5.0 % since February 2016
Days on Market
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
171
Up 32.6 % since February 2016

Foster, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Foster, RI Condo Sales Overview

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Demographic Information for Foster, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.35 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 91.0
Household Size (people) 2.68
Households w/ Children 29.87 %
Annual Residential Turnover 5.74 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $246
One Bedroom $301
Two Bedroom $365
Three Bedroom $453
Four Bedroom $545

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: 4,622
Households: 1,714
Median Age: 47.61

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $81,548)

Climate & Weather

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School Information for Foster, RI

Public Elementary

School

CAPT. ISAAC PAINE EL. SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
160 FOSTER CENTER RD
FOSTER, RI 02825

Public Middle

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Public High

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Private/Catholic

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Foster, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Foster, RI

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