North Kingstown in Washington county, Rhode Island

North Kingstown, RI

Whether it’s the award-winning schools, quintessential colonial feel, or the beautiful coastline, Kingstown has drawn many to settle in this lovely town.

The coastal community of North Kingstown is located in the southeastern part of Rhode Island and retains an old world feel of a fishing village. Moored sailboats and rocky shores complement open fields and wooded coves inland. Stepping into North Kingstown’s Wickford Village, you will feel as though you are transported to an early Colonial village. Its boutique-style shops and restaurants that line the street have something to offer everyone.

The Rhode Island Bay Lighthouse Cruise takes guests on a narrated cruise around 10 of the bay's lighthouses. The 30 miles cruise may be the best way to explore Narragansett Bay.

Construction, education, healthcare, and sales are all common occupations for the residents of North Kingstown. Most people travel under 25 minutes to work every day.

Educational opportunities abound in North Kingstown. The town is home to six elementary schools. There are also two middle schools, each enrolling around 480-580 students. In addition, there are three private schools in North Kingstown, including a Montessori school and a Christian academy.

North Kingstown Senior High School enrolls nearly 1,600 children in grades 9-12. The school has twice been named as one of the top high schools in America by US News and World Report. The school also boasts the largest athletic program of any Rhode Island high school. The school also prides itself in its award-winning music and fine arts programs as well.

The University of Rhode Island is just eight miles from North Kingstown, making for an easy commute for students.

North Kingstown, RI Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

North Kingstown, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$360K
Up 21.0 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$402K
Up 11.7 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
136
Up 19.3 % since November 2015

North Kingstown, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

North Kingstown, RI Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$314K
Up 102.3 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$288K
Up 63.0 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condos
122
Down 29.1 % since November 2015

North Kingstown, RI Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for North Kingstown, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 1.62 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 623.9
Household Size (people) 2.52
Households w/ Children 30.98 %
Annual Residential Turnover 9.17 %

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: 26,914
Households: 10,615
Median Age: 46.07

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $81,276)

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 North Kingstown, RI

Public Elementary

School

HAMILTON SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
25 SALISBURY AVE
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

STONY LANE EL. SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
825 STONY LN
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

FOREST PARK EL. SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
50 WOODLAWN DR
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

SUZANNE M. HENSELER QUIDNESSETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
166 MARK DR
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

FISHING COVE EL. SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
110 WICKFORD POINT RD
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

Public Middle

School

WICKFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
250 TOWER HILL RD
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

DAVISVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
200 SCHOOL ST
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

Public High

School

NORTH KINGSTOWN SR. HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
150 FAIRWAY DR
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

Private/Catholic

School

CHILDREN'S LEARNING EXPRESS
Grades: PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL
7525 POST RD
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

SOUTH COUNTY MONTESSORI SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-3
1239 TOWER HILL RD
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

CORNERSTONE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
415 TOWER HILL RD
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

WEST BAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (ELEMENTARY)
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
475 SCHOOL ST
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

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North Kingstown, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from North Kingstown, RI

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