West Warwick, RI Population

Population: 29,581. Estimated population in July 2020: 29,984 (+1.4% change)
Males: 14,230 (48.1%), Females: 15,351 (51.9%)

Kent County

Median resident age: 36.4 years
Median household income: $39,505
Median house value: $109,000

Races in West Warwick:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (22.7%), Irish (19.1%), French (18.5%), English (11.9%), Portuguese (10.0%), French Canadian (9.4%).

Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 7.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Warwick

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Warwick town

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

7.1% Foreign born (3.7% Europe, 1.6% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West Warwick:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Warwick:

  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 8 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Abbreviation: PVD)
  • GROTON-NEW LONDON (about 45 miles; GROTON NEW LONDON, CT; Abbreviation: GON)
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 46 miles; WORCESTER, MA; Abbreviation: ORH)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Warwick:

Amtrak stations near West Warwick:

  • 11 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 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 West Warwick:

  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 5 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 5 miles; WARWICK, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 11 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 6,208)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 11 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • PROVIDENCE COLLEGE (about 11 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 7,460)

Schools

Public high school in West Warwick:

  • WEST WARWICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,079; Location: WEBSTER KNIGHT DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in West Warwick:

  • JOHN F. DEERING MIDDLE (Students: 933; Location: WEBSTER KNIGHT DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GREENBUSH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 127 GREENBUSH ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JOHN F. HORGAN SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 124 PROVIDENCE STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WAKEFIELD HILLS EL. SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 505 WAKEFIELD STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MAISIE E. QUINN SCHOOL (Students: 417; Location: 1 BROWN STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PROVIDENCE STREET SCHOOL (Location: 819 PROVIDENCE STREET; Grades: 01 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in West Warwick:

  • ST JOSEPH (Students: 274; Location: WAKEFIELD INTERVALE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • NOTRE DAME REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 59 PLEASANT STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 17 ST JOHN STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ACADEMY FOR LITTLE CHILDREN (Students: 82; Location: 10 JAMES P MURPHY IND HWY; Grades: PK – KG)
  • JOYFUL NOISE INC (Students: 82; Location: 9 NEW LONDON AVENUE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in West Warwick:

  • WEST WARWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $892,996; Location: 1043 MAIN STREET; 93,097 books; 2,539 audio materials; 2,832 video materials; 144 serial subscriptions)

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