Foster in Providence county, Rhode Island

Foster

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.

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$375K
28.9 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$367K
26.0 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
150
66.7 % since November 2015
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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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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.

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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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Commuting to and from Foster

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Featured Listings

16 Round Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825
$489,900

16 Round Hill Road,
Foster, RI 02825

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6 Foster Center Road, Foster, RI 02825
$364,000

6 Foster Center Road,
Foster, RI 02825

3 bedrooms, 3 baths
16 Walker Road, Foster, RI 02825
$297,000

16 Walker Road,
Foster, RI 02825

4 bedrooms, 2 baths
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$499,932

2 - B Burgess Road,
Foster, RI 02825

5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
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$409,916

20 Isthmus,
Foster, RI 02825

5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
102 Cucumber Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825
$204,900

102 Cucumber Hill Road,
Foster, RI 02825

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