Woonsocket in Providence county, Rhode Island

Woonsocket, RI

The city of Woonsocket, Rhode Island is situated in the northern part of the state, on the Massachusetts/Rhode Island border. The city is home to more than 41,000 residents, making it the sixth-largest city in Rhode Island.

The city has been, through the years, largely French-Canadian. During the 1920's about 75% of Woonsocket's population was French-Canadian. Newspapers were written in French, and most public conversation was in French. By 1980, about 70% of the population in Woonsocket was of French-Canadian descent.

Woonsocket offers a variety of recreational activities. The stadium theater is a restored gem from the1920's that currently serves as a performing arts center. Other attractions include many historical buildings such as city hall, and the Museum of Work and Culture.

There are more than 100 restaurants to choose from in Woonsocket. Most are casual dining spots offering cuisine such as fish and chips or burgers. Other options include Mexican, Italian, Greek, and Thai.

Common occupations in the area are in construction, retail, and manufacturing. Commuters report varied travel times to work. Most travel between ten and twenty-five minutes to work. However, around 15% report a 35-minute drive.

Woonsocket is part of the Woonsocket Education Department. The district has seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.

The city's rich history, variety of restaurants, and close proximity to both Boston and Providence makes Woonsocket an ideal place to live.

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

Woonsocket, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
April 2017 - Single Family Homes
$178K
Up 11.6 % since April 2016
Average Sales Price
April 2017 - Single Family Homes
$181K
Up 10.3 % since April 2016
Days on Market
April 2017 - Single Family Homes
112
Down 17.0 % since April 2016

Woonsocket, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Woonsocket, RI Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
April 2017 - Condos
$83K
Down 17.0 % since April 2016
Average Sales Price
April 2017 - Condos
$93K
Down 2.5 % since April 2016
Days on Market
April 2017 - Condos
85
Down 19.8 % since April 2016

Woonsocket, RI Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Woonsocket, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.44 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 5,345.0
Household Size (people) 2.37
Households w/ Children 28.21 %
Annual Residential Turnover 9.13 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $626
One Bedroom $708
Two Bedroom $851
Three Bedroom $1,065
Four Bedroom $1,271

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: 41,377
Households: 17,150
Median Age: 38.31

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $35,744)

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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Weather Risk
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School Information for Woonsocket, RI

Public Elementary

School

GOVERNOR ARAM J POTHIER SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-2
420 ROBINSON ST
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

CITIZENS MEMORIAL SCHOOL
Grades: 3-5
250 WINTHROP ST
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

HARRIS SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
60 HIGH SCHOOL ST
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

LEO A. SAVOIE SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
990 MENDON RD
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

BERNON HEIGHTS SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
657 LOGEE ST
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

GLOBE PARK SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
192 AVENUE A
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

KEVIN K. COLEMAN SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
96 2ND AVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

Public Middle

School

WOONSOCKET MIDDLE SCHOOL AT HAMLET
Grades: 6-8
60 FLORENCE DR
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

WOONSOCKET MIDDLE SCHOOL AT VILLA NOVA
Grades: 6-8
240 FLORENCE DR
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

Public High

School

WOONSOCKET CAREER AN TECH CENTER
Grades: 10-12
400 AYLSWORTH AVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

BEACON CHARTER SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
320 MAIN ST
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

WOONSOCKET HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
777 CASS AVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

Private/Catholic

School

HAMLET LEARNING CENTER
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
73 HAMLET AVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

MONSIGNOR GADOURY PRIMARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-2
1371 PARK AVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

OUR LADY OF VICTORIES SCHOOL
Grades: K-3
1371 PARK AVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Grades: 3-8
1210 MENDON RD
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

ACTION BASED ENTERPRISES SCHOOL
Grades: 2-8
115 RICARD ST
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

GREATER WOONSOCKET CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL SYSTEM
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
64 HAMLET AVE
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

VIOLA M BERARD SCHOOL
Grades: 3-11
181 CUMBERLAND ST
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

HILLSIDE ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM
Grades: 8-12
141 MAIN ST
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

MOUNT ST CHARLES ACADEMY
Grades: 6-12
800 LOGEE ST
WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

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Woonsocket, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Woonsocket, RI

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