Westerly SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

Westerly, RI Photos

Westerly, Rhode Island Info Snack

Westerly is a town on the southwestern shoreline of Washington County, Rhode Island, United States founded in 1669 by John Babcock. It is a beachfront community on the south shore of the state. The population was 22,787 at the 2010 census.
Population
17,323
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
10.4%
Median Home
$279,200
Median Income
$60,192
Median Rent
$1,046

Rankings for Westerly in Rhode Island

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Map Of Westerly, RI

Population over time in Westerly

Year Population % Change
2017 17,323 -1.8%
2016 17,632 -1.8%
2015 17,957 -0.2%
2014 17,984 0.4%
2013 17,908 1.1%
2012 17,712 0.2%
2011 17,675 0.7%
2010 17,552 -

Crime in Westerly Per 100k

Crime Westerly RI USA
Violent Crime 75.1 232.2 382.9
Murder 0.0 1.9 5.3
Robbery 30.9 44.7 98.0
Aggravated Assault 35.4 143.5 248.9
Property Crime 1696.9 1751.6 2362.0
Burglary 349.1 303.6 430.4
Larceny 1290.4 1308.1 1694.0
Car Theft 57.4 140.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Westerly

White
90.8% (15,724)
African American
0.8% (141)
American Indian
0.1% (19)
Asian
3.4% (584)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.8% (132)
Two Or More
1.2% (206)
Hispanic
3.0% (517)
Race Westerly RI USA
White 90.8% 73.2% 61.5%
African American 0.8% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 3.4% 3.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.3% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.0% 14.6% 17.6%

Household Income For Westerly, Rhode Island

Less than $10,000
5.5% (95,276)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (72,756)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.9% (223,466)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.0% (138,584)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (214,805)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (317,010)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.1% (174,962)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.5% (251,183)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.8% (135,119)
$200,000 or more
6.3% (109,134)
Income Westerly RI USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 5.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.9% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.0% 8.7% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 11.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 16.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.1% 12.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.5% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.8% 6.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 6.3% 6.0% 6.3%

Gender in Westerly

Female
55.2% (9,559)
Male
44.8% (7,763)
Gender Westerly RI USA
Female 55.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 44.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Westerly for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.8% (656)
9-12th Grade
5.5% (957)
High School / GED
29.4% (5,100)
Some College
21.1% (3,661)
Associate's Degree
10.1% (1,756)
Bachelor's Degree
18.6% (3,228)
Master's Degree
8.9% (1,539)
Professional Degree
1.5% (268)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (154)
Education Westerly RI USA
< 9th Grade 3.8% 5.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.5% 7.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 29.4% 27.9% 27.3%
Some College 21.1% 18.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.1% 8.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 18.6% 19.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.9% 9.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.5% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.8% 1.4%

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