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Ashaway, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Ashaway Census Designated Place had a population of 1,425 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ashaway is located at latitude 41.4248 and longitude -71.7858 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Ashaway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Ashaway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378100) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Ashaway Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hopkinton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashaway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashaway: Crandalls Mills, Cundall's Mill.

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Ashaway, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,425
Population in Households 1,425
Population in Familes 1,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 599
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 547
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 405
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 438 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $265,264
Average Home Value $236,098


Median Household Income $75,696
Average Household Income $85,658
Per Capita Income $32,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.66% -0.48%
Households -0.54% -0.37%
Families -0.5% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.

Ashaway, RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashaway to the other 34 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 22 38th
Population Density1 # 22 38th
Diversity Index2 # 17 53rd
Median Household Income # 12 68th
Per Capita Income # 20 44th

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