Wakefield in Washington county, Rhode Island

Wakefield, RI

The village of Wakefield, Rhode Island is situated in the southern part of the state, and is part of the town of South Kingstown.

Today, Wakefield still boasts a few shopping centers, including the Wakefield Mall and Salt Pond Shopping Center.

Wakefield is home to the Theater By the Sea, a seaside theater that operates in the summer months. This unique theater has much of the talent of a bigger, more urban venue, but without the big city ticket prices.

Children in Wakefield attend the Wakefield Elementary School between grades K-4. Broad Rock Middle School educates children in grades 5-6, Curtis Corner Middle School enrolls children in grades 7-8, and South Kingstown High School is responsible for children in grades 9-12.

Wakefield is a quiet seaside village that offers historic charm, great schools, and suburban convenience.

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

Demographic Information for Wakefield, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 3.31 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 560.4
Household Size (people) 2.39
Households w/ Children 25.96 %
Annual Residential Turnover 11.33 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $616
One Bedroom $752
Two Bedroom $941
Three Bedroom $1,195
Four Bedroom $1,485

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
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Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 20,946
Households: 8,652
Median Age: 46.36

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $75,782)

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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School Information for Wakefield, 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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Wakefield, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Wakefield, RI

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