Little Compton, RI Population

Population: 3,593. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,587 (-0.2% change)
Males: 1,772 (49.3%), Females: 1,821 (50.7%)

Newport County

Median resident age: 43.5 years
Median household income: $55,368
Median house value: $228,200

Races in Little Compton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (27.6%), Irish (24.5%), Portuguese (14.8%), French (9.3%), Italian (6.8%), German (5.3%).

Elevation: 104 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Little Compton

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Little Compton town

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

3.7% Foreign born (2.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +243 (+7.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Little Compton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Little Compton:

  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 23 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Abbreviation: PVD)
  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 41 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Abbreviation: MVY)
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 59 miles; BOSTON, MA; Abbreviation: BOS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Little Compton:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little Compton:

  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; BRISTOL, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,007)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,497)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH (about 16 miles; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,071)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 24 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 24 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (about 25 miles; KINGSTON, RI; Full-time enrollment: 11,759)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 7,460)
Public primary/middle school in Little Compton:

  • WILBUR & MCMAHON SCHOOLS (Students: 327; Location: 28 COMMONS; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Little Compton:

  • BROWNELL LIBRARY, HOME OF LITTLE COMPTON (Operating income: $107,962; Location: 44 COMMONS; 24,878 books; 611 audio materials; 562 video materials; 49 serial subscriptions)

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