This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, West Greenwich has a very low population density. West Greenwich is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
West Greenwich, RI is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. West Greenwich has a population density of 132, with 6,658 current residents.
Out of the 6,658 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 67% of the residents are married and 33% are single.
- 55% Sun
- 45% Rain
- 34% Snow
50°F average temperature
- 21 years Median home age
- $197,010 Median home price
- -29.7% Home appreciation rate
- 21.56% Annual property tax
As for living in West Greenwich, the air quality is 56% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 45% rainy, and 34% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in West Greenwich, you should know that 86.9% of homes are owned while 9.5% of homes are rented, and 3.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $197,010, the median age of homes is 21 years, the annual home appreciation is -29.70% and the annual property tax is 21.56%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)2
When looking at the community of West Greenwich, it’s important to determine the crime rate. West Greenwich’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in West Greenwich is 39 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 49.39% Democratic, 48.65% Republican, and 1.96% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:15
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
92%High school diploma
10%Some college or associates degree
10%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at West Greenwich, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 10.80% of residents are unemployed in West Greenwich (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed West Greenwich residents: 15% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 24.27% are in the arts and sciences field, 12.3% are in the customer service field, 26.3% are in the sales field, 0.36% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 13.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 91.71%, 9.52% of residents have an associate’s degree, 20.04% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.15% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in West Greenwich, you should be aware that the average commute time is 32 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of West Greenwich have a few different options. 89% of commuters use their own cars, 8% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.