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Ashaway, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Ashaway Census Designated Place had a population of 1,440 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Ashaway is located at latitude 41.4234 and longitude -71.7856 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Ashaway Census Designated Place 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.

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

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Ashaway, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 1,440
Population in Households 1,440
Population in Familes 1,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 606
Diversity Index1 19


Median Household Income $87,719
Average Household Income $103,940
Per Capita Income $39,752
Wealth Index3 134


Total Housing Units 624 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 429 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $224,483
Housing Affordability Index2 173


Total Households 552
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 405
Average Family Size 3
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.33% -0.22%
Households -0.27% -0.18%
Families -0.34% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Ashaway, RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashaway to the other 36 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 23 39th
Population Density # 23 39th
Diversity Index # 17 56th
Median Household Income # 11 72nd
Per Capita Income # 17 56th

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