Ashaway, RI Population

Population: 1,537
Males: 764 (49.7%), Females: 773 (50.3%)

Washington County

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $47,271
Median house value: $126,500

Races in Ashaway:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (22.1%), English (18.9%), Italian (18.9%), French (13.7%), German (11.3%), United States (9.1%).

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ashaway

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashaway CDP

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

1.4% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ashaway:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ashaway:

  • GROTON-NEW LONDON (about 19 miles; GROTON NEW LONDON, CT; Abbreviation: GON)
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 33 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Abbreviation: PVD)
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 59 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Abbreviation: ORH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ashaway:

  • WESTERLY STATE (about 7 miles; WESTERLY, RI; Abbreviation: WST)
  • RICHMOND (about 13 miles; WEST KINGSTON, RI; Abbreviation: 08R)
  • ELIZABETH FIELD (about 20 miles; FISHERS ISLAND, NY; Abbreviation: 0B8)
Amtrak stations near Ashaway:

  • 5 miles: WESTERLY (14 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: MYSTIC (RTE. 1). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashaway:

  • UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (about 19 miles; KINGSTON, RI; Full-time enrollment: 11,759)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 31 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 31 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,165)
  • BRYANT COLLEGE (about 38 miles; SMITHFIELD, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,926)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 38 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 6,208)
  • PROVIDENCE COLLEGE (about 38 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
Public primary/middle school in Ashaway:

  • ASHAWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 347; Location: 12A HILLSIDE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Ashaway:

  • ASHAWAY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $74,083; Location: 15 KNIGHT STREET; 20,243 books; 284 audio materials; 548 video materials; 46 serial subscriptions)

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