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North Kingstown
  • Suburb of Providence, RI

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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North Kingstown is a suburb of Providence with a population of 26,235. North Kingstown is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Rhode Island. Living in North Kingstown offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In North Kingstown there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in North Kingstown and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in North Kingstown are highly rated.

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About North Kingstown...
Population
26,235

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$350,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,027
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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North Kingstown Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    30.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    57.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    110.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    684.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    19
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in North Kingstown

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$91,796
National
$62,843

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