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Chepachet, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Chepachet Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Providence County at latitude 41.9108 and longitude -71.6621. Providence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 430 feet.

The formal official name is the Chepachet Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Chepachet, Rhode Island.

The U5 Census Class Code for Chepachet indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Chepachet Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chepachet: Chepachet Village, Chepatchet, Chepatset.

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Chepachet, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,715
Population in Households 1,713
Population in Familes 1,468
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 314
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 685
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 508
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 588 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $188,735
Average Home Value $203,492


Median Household Income $82,103
Average Household Income $91,821
Per Capita Income $35,362
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.39%
Households 0.66% 0.41%
Families 3.22% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Chepachet, RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chepachet to the other 34 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 19 47th
Population Density1 # 29 18th
Diversity Index2 # 31 12th
Median Household Income # 6 85th
Per Capita Income # 11 71st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Rhode Island Census Data Comparison Tool.