South Kingstown in Washington county, Rhode Island

South Kingstown, RI

South Kingstown, Rhode Island is the largest town (by land area) in the state. It is located in the southern part of the state, on Narragansett Bay.

The coastline of South Kingstown is characterized by rocky pebbles in some areas, and in others marshy inlets with sea grass waving in the wind. New England cottages with weathered shingles are the quintessential domicile in the area.

Further inland, lush forests are interrupted by small ponds, bogs, and swaps. The Great Swamp Management Area covers 3,349 acres of wetlands, forest cover, and agricultural land.

The Theater By the Sea is a unique outdoor seaside theater open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Built in the 1930's, the theater hosts a variety of well-produced plays without the high ticket cost in a big city arena.

Snappa Charters is a highlight of South Kingstown for the adventure-seeker. The tour gives an up close shark experience by providing submersible shark cages where participants can be face-to-face with sharks.

South Kingstown offers more than 100 restaurants. Fare options range from seafood, pub-style, Italian, Creole, Greek, and many more.

Common occupations in South Kingstown are in construction, education, and management. Most wage earners in the area commute between 10 and 15 minutes to work every day.

The South Kingstown public school district encompasses four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.

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

South Kingstown, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
$318K
Up 8.8 % since December 2015
Average Sales Price
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
$374K
Down 0.9 % since December 2015
Days on Market
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
115
Down 37.2 % since December 2015

South Kingstown, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

South Kingstown, RI Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
December 2016 - Condos
$365K
Up 1.4 % since December 2015
Average Sales Price
December 2016 - Condos
$327K
Down 6.1 % since December 2015
Days on Market
December 2016 - Condos
105
Up 5.0 % since December 2015

South Kingstown, RI Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for South Kingstown, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 2.28 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 555.2
Household Size (people) 2.43
Households w/ Children 25.69 %
Annual Residential Turnover 17.21 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $604
One Bedroom $736
Two Bedroom $922
Three Bedroom $1,170
Four Bedroom $1,454

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: 31,337
Households: 10,605
Median Age: 35.62

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $74,903)

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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School Information for South Kingstown, RI

Public Elementary

School

WEST KINGSTON SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
3119 MINISTERIAL RD
WEST KINGSTON, RI 02892

THE COMPASS SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
537 OLD NORTH RD
KINGSTON, RI 02881

WAKEFIELD SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
101 HIGH ST
WAKEFIELD, RI 02879

KINGSTON HILL ACADEMY
Grades: K-5
850 STONY FORT RD
SAUNDERSTOWN, RI 02874

PEACE DALE SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
109 KERSEY RD
WAKEFIELD, RI 02879

BROAD ROCK MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-6
351 BROAD ROCK RD
WAKEFIELD, RI 02879

MATUNUCK SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
380 MATUNUCK BEACH RD
WAKEFIELD, RI 02879

Public Middle

School

CURTIS CORNER MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
301 CURTIS CORNER RD
WAKEFIELD, RI 02879

Public High

School

SOUTH KINGSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
215 COLUMBIA ST
WAKEFIELD, RI 02879

INDEPENDENCE TRANSITION ACADEMY
Grades: 12-12
25 W INDEPENDENCE WAY
KINGSTON, RI 02881

Private/Catholic

School

THE PROUT SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
4640 TOWER HILL RD
WAKEFIELD, RI 02879

MONSIGNOR MATTHEW CLARKE CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
5074 TOWER HILL RD
WAKEFIELD, RI 02879

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER AT UNIV OF RHODE ISLAND
Grades: PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL
10 LOWER COLLEGE RD
KINGSTON, RI 02881

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South Kingstown, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from South Kingstown, RI

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