West Kingston in Washington county, Rhode Island

West Kingston

The village of West Kingston is situated in the southern part of the state, just minutes from the Narragansett Bay.

West Kingston offers attractions such as the William C. O'Neill bike path. The seven mile path starts at the Amtrak station and continues until its end in the town of Wakefield. It passes by Great Swamp Management Area, Tri-Pond Park, and Saugatucket River, and the Narragansett town beach. The paved path allows roller blading, walking, jogging, and bicycling.

The West Kingston Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, the building is the Courthouse Center for the Arts. The center serves as an art gallery, a theater, an educational center, and hosts concerts. The beautiful stone building boasts arched doorways and windows, and an adjoining tower.

West Kingston is just a 35 minute commute to Providence and is accessed easily by nearby Route 1.West Kingston offers history, plenty of outdoor activities, and great schools.

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 1.57 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 186.3
Household Size (people) 2.68
Households w/ Children 22.99 %
Annual Residential Turnover 3.97 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $579
One Bedroom $706
Two Bedroom $883
Three Bedroom $1,121
Four Bedroom $1,394

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: 5,104
Households: 1,827
Median Age: 44.83

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $76,461)

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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Public Elementary

School

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

RICHMOND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
190 KINGSTOWN RD
WYOMING, RI 02898

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

THE R.Y.S.E SCHOOL
Grades: 4-12
459 SWITCH RD
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI 02894

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

CHARIHO REGIONAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-8
455 SWITCH RD # B
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI 02894

Public High

School

CHARIHO CAREER AND TECH CENTER
Grades: 9-12
459 SWITCH RD
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI 02894

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

CHARIHO HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
453 SWITCH RD
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI 02894

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

MEADOWBROOK WALDORF SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
300 KINGSTOWN RD
WEST KINGSTON, RI 02892

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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Commuting to and from West Kingston

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