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Westerly town, Washington County, Rhode Island

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Westerly town, Washington County, Rhode Island
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
23,483
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
23,412
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 23,359
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 22,787
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
3.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
14.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.2%
Female persons, percent
49.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 1,721
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 6.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 70.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $341,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,875
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $719
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,153
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 10,507
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.20
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 91.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 7.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 91.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 92.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 36.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 9.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
4.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 65.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 60.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 114,984
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 191,236
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,580
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 565,234
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $24,994
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 25.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $81,051
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $46,913
Persons in poverty, percent
7.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 618
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 359
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 86
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 33
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 478
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 451
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 792.7
Population per square mile, 2010 771.9
Land area in square miles, 2020 29.47
Land area in square miles, 2010 29.52
FIPS Code 4400977000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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