Little Compton in Newport county, Rhode Island

Little Compton, RI

For those looking for a cozy, coastal, New England town, Little Compton may fill the need.

The nearly 29 square miles of Little Compton are populated by nearly 3,600 residents.

Historical sites referencing Little Compton's roots can still be found in the town. For example, the Wilbur house, built in 1692 by Samuel Wilbur, still stands today. It is now the home of the Little Compton Historical Society. In fact, the entire town commons is on the National Registry of Historical Places.

As was true of most early New England towns, Little Compton was an agricultural community. The Rhode Island Red is a breed of chicken that originated in Adamsville, a small village of Little Compton. The town now has the only monument in the nation that is dedicated to a chicken.

Little Compton has only one school, the Wilbur and McMahon School. About 350 students in grades K-8 attend the school. Older children attend the nearby Portsmouth High School.

Little Compton is a coastal town that bears the typical New England coastline markings of large rocks and boulders.

Sakonnet Vineyards offers a relaxing setting to spend your afternoon offering tours and tastings. There is also cuisine to please everyone in Little Compton.

Little Compton, RI Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Little Compton, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$525K
Up 23.5 % since February 2016
Average Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$525K
Up 23.5 % since February 2016
Days on Market
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
132
Down 78.2 % since February 2016

Little Compton, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Little Compton, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 4.15 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 177.2
Household Size (people) 2.33
Households w/ Children 18.73 %
Annual Residential Turnover 4.55 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $634
One Bedroom $807
Two Bedroom $1,018
Three Bedroom $1,459
Four Bedroom $1,749

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: 3,637
Households: 1,564
Median Age: 52.23

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $82,333)

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
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School Information for Little Compton, RI

Public Elementary

School

WILBUR AND MCMAHON SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
28 COMMONS
LITTLE COMPTON, RI 02837

Public Middle

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Public High

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Private/Catholic

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Little Compton, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Little Compton, RI

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