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South 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 minus
  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 C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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South Kingstown is a suburb of Providence with a population of 31,576. South Kingstown is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Rhode Island. Living in South Kingstown offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in South Kingstown and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in South Kingstown are highly rated.

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About South Kingstown...
Population
31,576

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$402,400
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,210
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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South 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
    34.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    82.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    291.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    23.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    22%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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