Johnston, RI Population

Population: 28,195. Estimated population in July 2020: 29,163 (+3.4% change)
Males: 13,214 (46.9%), Females: 14,981 (53.1%)

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $43,514
Median house value: $131,700

Races in Johnston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

 

Ancestries: Italian (53.6%), Irish (15.4%), French (9.5%), English (7.5%), French Canadian (4.7%), Portuguese (4.3%).

Population

For population 25 years and over in Johnston

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Johnston town

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

4.8% Foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,788 (+6.8%).

College/University in Johnston:

  • RHODE ISLAND BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 89; Location: 1395 ATWOOD AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: ribeautyacademy.com)

Schools

Public high school in Johnston:

  • JOHNSTON SENIOR HIGH (Students: 873; Location: 345 CHERRY HILL ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Johnston:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 40; Location: 2119 HARTFORD AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Johnston:

  • NICHOLAS A. FERRI MIDDLE (Students: 855; Location: 10 MEMORIAL AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 277; Location: 10 MEMORIAL AVENUE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • THORNTON SCHOOL (Students: 249; Location: 4 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • WINSOR HILL SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 100 THERESA STREET; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • SARAH DYER BARNES SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 24 BARNES AVENUE; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • BROWN AVENUE SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 14 BROWN AVENUE; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • GEORGE C. CALEF SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 7 WAVELAND STREET; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • GRANITEVILLE SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 6 COLLINS AVENUE; Grades: 01 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Johnston:

  • ST ROCCO SCHOOL (Students: 504; Location: 931 ATWOOD AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PIED PIPER NURSERY SCHOOL INC (Students: 81; Location: 13 HEBDEEN ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 47; Location: 350 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK – 4)

Libraries

Library in Johnston:

  • MARIAN J. MOHR MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $511,581; Location: 1 MEMORIAL AVENUE; 77,204 books; 2,781 audio materials; 1,149 video materials; 138 serial subscriptions)

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