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Ashaway, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Ashaway Census Designated Place had a population of 1,405 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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Ashaway, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,405
Daytime Population: Workers 326
Daytime Population: Residents 529
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 855
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 1,405
Population in Familes 1,190
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 591
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $77,292
Average Household Income $88,168
Per Capita Income $33,864


Total Housing Units 634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 428 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $256,836
Average Home Value $243,208


Total Households 538
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 395
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.76% -0.59%
Households -0.7% -0.56%
Families -0.78% -0.56%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

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, 2017 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 Density # 22 38th
Diversity Index # 17 53rd
Median Household Income # 13 65th
Per Capita Income # 20 44th

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