Westerly, RI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Westerly, Rhode Island Info Snack

Population
17,553
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
9.3%
Median Home
$294,600
Median Income
$66,909
Median Rent
$999

Westerly SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
7

Westerly, RI Crime Report

258
Total Crimes
1,147.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-53.65%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Westerly
/ 100k People
Rhode Island
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 258 1,147.9 1,755.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 15 66.7 221.1 366.7
Murder 1 4.4 2.4 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 39.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 22.2 132.9 250.2
Property Crime 243 1,081.2 1,534.8 2,109.9
Burglary 36 160.2 219.1 340.5
Larceny 193 858.7 1,187.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 14 62.3 128.2 219.9

Westerly, RI Cost Of Living

121
Westerly's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Westerly Rhode Island National Average
Overall 121 115 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 105 105 100
Health 107 107 100
Housing 140 120 100
Transportation 110 110 100
Utilities 124 124 100

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Rankings for Westerly in Rhode Island

Map Of Westerly, RI

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Population over time in Westerly

Year Population % Change
2019 17,553 0.7%
2018 17,435 0.6%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Westerly

White
89.7% (15,747)
African American
1.6% (285)
American Indian
0.1% (22)
Asian
2.6% (457)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.8% (138)
Two Or More
1.5% (257)
Hispanic
3.7% (647)
Race Westerly RI USA
White 89.7% 72.0% 60.7%
African American 1.6% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.6% 3.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.7% 15.4% 18.0%

Gender in Westerly

Female
53.1% (9,322)
Male
46.9% (8,231)
Gender Westerly RI USA
Female 53.1% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Westerly for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (702)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (702)
High School / GED
29.0% (5,090)
Some College
21.0% (3,686)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,404)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (3,510)
Master's Degree
10.0% (1,755)
Professional Degree
3.0% (526)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (175)
Education Westerly RI USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Westerly, Rhode Island

Less than $10,000
5.6% (98,766)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (71,993)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (177,059)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (152,087)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.0% (175,485)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (271,326)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (197,533)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.7% (345,795)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.2% (126,664)
$200,000 or more
7.9% (138,588)
Income Westerly RI USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 8.0% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.0% 10.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 16.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 13.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.7% 16.9% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 7.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.9% 7.1% 7.7%

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