Misquamicut, RI Profile: Facts & Data


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Misquamicut, Rhode Island - Basic Facts

The Misquamicut Census Designated Place had a population of 381 as of July 1, 2018. Misquamicut ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Rhode Island. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Misquamicut is located at latitude 41.3201 and longitude -71.8268 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Misquamicut Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Misquamicut Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631337) 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 Misquamicut Census Designated Place is located within Town of Westerly, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Misquamicut: Mishaquomacuk, Mishquamicuk, Pleasant View, Pleasant View Beach.

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Misquamicut, RI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 381
Population in Households 375
Population in Familes 258
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 325
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $71,857
Average Household Income $104,659
Per Capita Income $59,651


Total Housing Units 806 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (19.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 584 (72.5%)
Median Home Value $598,958
Average Home Value $777,885


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 1.69
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.28% -0.32%
Households -0.05% -0.18%
Families -0.32% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Misquamicut, RI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Misquamicut to the other 34 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 29 18th
Population Density # 27 24th
Diversity Index # 33 6th
Median Household Income # 16 56th
Per Capita Income # 2 97th

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