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The Foster Center Census Designated Place had a population of 368 as of July 1, 2020. Foster Center ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Rhode Island. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Foster Center is located at latitude 41.7851 and longitude -71.7195 in Providence County. The formal boundaries for the Foster Center Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Providence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 548 feet.
The Foster Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631333) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Foster Center: Foster Centre, Hemlock.
|Total Population||368 (100%)|
|Population in Households||367 (99.7%)|
|Population in Families||320 (87.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1 ( 0.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$85,505|
|Average Household Income||$117,608|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$43,547|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||156 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||134 (85.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||18 (11.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4 ( 2.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$313,208|
|Average Home Value||$354,478|
|Housing Affordability Index3||176|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.04%|
|Per Capita Income||3.09%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.3%|
The table below compares Foster Center to the other 36 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 31||17th|
|Population Density||# 34||8th|
|Median Household Income||# 15||61st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 29||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 14||64th|
|Diversity Index||# 23||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Rhode Island Census Data Comparison Tool.