Narragansett, RI Population

Population: 16,361. Estimated population in July 2020: 16,906 (+3.3% change)
Males: 7,951 (48.6%), Females: 8,410 (51.4%)

Washington County

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $50,363
Median house value: $163,500

Races in Narragansett:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (31.8%), Italian (20.6%), English (18.9%), French (7.8%), German (7.5%), French Canadian (5.2%).

Elevation: 17 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Narragansett

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 41.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Narragansett town

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

2.5% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,300 (+8.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Narragansett:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Narragansett:

  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 19 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Abbreviation: PVD)
  • GROTON-NEW LONDON (about 42 miles; GROTON NEW LONDON, CT; Abbreviation: GON)
  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 59 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Abbreviation: MVY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Narragansett:

  • QUONSET STATE (about 10 miles; NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI; Abbreviation: OQU)
  • RICHMOND (about 12 miles; WEST KINGSTON, RI; Abbreviation: 08R)
  • NEWPORT STATE (about 14 miles; NEWPORT, RI; Abbreviation: UUU)
Amtrak station near Narragansett:

  • 9 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Narragansett:

  • UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND (about 6 miles; KINGSTON, RI; Full-time enrollment: 11,759)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 18 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 18 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; BRISTOL, RI; Full-time enrollment: 3,007)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 26 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 7,460)

Schools

Public high school in Narragansett:

  • NARRAGANSETT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 245 SOUTH PIER ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Narragansett:

  • OCEAN TIDES SCHOOL (Students: 69; Location: 635 OCEAN ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Narragansett:

  • NARRAGANSETT ELEMENTARY (Students: 645; Location: 55 MUMFORD ROAD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • NARRAGANSETT PIER SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 235 SOUTH PIER ROAD; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Narragansett:

  • GROWING CHILDREN OF RI (Students: 24; Location: 1 PIER MARKET PLACE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Narragansett:

  • NARRAGANSETT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $441,941; Location: 35 KINGSTOWN ROAD; 84,002 books; 1,315 audio materials; 552 video materials; 122 serial subscriptions)

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