Westerly in Washington county, Rhode Island

Westerly, RI

The picturesque town of Westerly is situated in the southwest corner of Rhode Island. This seaside town makes for a quiet retreat in the winter, and is bursting with life and activity in the summer.

Nearly 23,000 people have decided to make Westerly their permanent home, however that number nearly doubles in the summertime. For many, the draw to Westerly comes from its calm, refreshing beaches. Napatree Point is a lovely beachfront plot that is teeming with wildlife.

Adjacent to Napatree Point lies Watch Hill, an upscale portion of Westerly. Watch Hill is a wonderful place to shop, socialize, and take in the views. The shopaholic will enjoy Westerly's many boutique-style shops. Granite NEWLINE} Theater presents Broadway productions. Theatergoers enjoy both plays and musicals in this beautiful and historic building. There are several restaurants in the area.

Westerly is also home to three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.

Westerly's economy thrives on tourism. Westerly is easily accessible by its Amtrak station, with daily routes to Boston and New York. The Theodore Francis Green Memorial State Airport, less than 40 miles away

. Westerly is an ideal spot for many families and couples, whether as a primary residence, or as a seasonal second home.

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

Westerly, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$315K
Up 5.5 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$510K
Up 42.1 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
136
Down 28.8 % since November 2015

Westerly, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Westerly, RI Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$185K
Down 15.7 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$185K
Down 15.7 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condos
171
Up 167.2 % since November 2015

Westerly, RI Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Westerly, 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.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
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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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 Westerly, 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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Westerly, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Westerly, RI

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