Watch Hill in Washington county, Rhode Island

Watch Hill, RI

Watch Hill is an affluent coastal village in the southwestern section of the town of Westerly, Rhode Island. The village's physical location between New York City and Boston make it ideal for day trips.

The town has a Historic District that is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The town is considered a more staid and family-oriented community when compared to glittering Newport. Bay Street in Watch Hill is lined with shops, restaurants, and businesses. East Beach and Nappatree point are the main beaches in Watch Hill.

The village is located on a peninsula jutting into Block Island Sound. It includes the westernmost point in the state known as Napatree Point. Together they have formed Little Narragansett Bay which has made Watch Hill a popular harbor around which a business district has grown. The community is a secluded and seasonal resort with public and private beaches, a golf and beach club, yacht club, and shopping. Other landmarks in town include the Watch Hill Lighthouse, the first of which was built in 1745, and The Flying Horse Carousel, the oldest continuously-operated carousel in the United States and a National Historic Landmark.

Watch Hill, RI Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Watch Hill, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$1.9M
Up 632.2 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$1.9M
Up 632.2 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
173
Down 10.8 % since November 2015

Watch Hill, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Watch Hill, RI Condo Sales Overview

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Demographic Information for Watch Hill, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -1.42 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 760.9
Household Size (people) 2.33
Households w/ Children 24.99 %
Annual Residential Turnover 14.79 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $591
One Bedroom $721
Two Bedroom $902
Three Bedroom $1,146
Four Bedroom $1,424

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.

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Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 22,463
Households: 9,509
Median Age: 45.56

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $61,630)

Climate & Weather

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School Information for Watch Hill, RI

Public Elementary

School

BRADFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
15 CHURCH ST
BRADFORD, RI 02808

SPRINGBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
39 SPRINGBROOK RD
WESTERLY, RI 02891

DUNN'S CORNERS SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
8 1/2 PLATEAU RD
WESTERLY, RI 02891

STATE STREET SCHOOL
Grades: K-4
35 STATE ST
WESTERLY, RI 02891

Public Middle

School

WESTERLY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-8
10 SANDY HILL RD
WESTERLY, RI 02891

Public High

School

WESTERLY HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
23 WARD AVE
WESTERLY, RI 02891

Private/Catholic

School

ST PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
32 ELM ST
WESTERLY, RI 02891

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Watch Hill, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Watch Hill, RI

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