Also See: Westerly, RI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Westerly Census Designated Place had a population of 18,380 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Westerly is located at latitude 41.3776 and longitude -71.8273 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Westerly Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 15.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.68 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.
The Westerly Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378117) 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 Westerly: Feversham, Misquamacuck, Pawcatuck Bridge, Squamicut.
|Total Population||18,380 (100%)|
|Population in Households||18,119 (98.6%)|
|Population in Families||14,027 (76.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||261 ( 1.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$76,063|
|Average Household Income||$102,488|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$44,276|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||8,943 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,189 (58.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,747 (30.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,007 (11.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$297,200|
|Average Home Value||$362,661|
|Housing Affordability Index3||141|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.02%|
|Per Capita Income||1.3%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.4%|
The table below compares Westerly 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||# 9||78th|
|Population Density||# 17||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 22||42nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 19||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 12||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 14||64th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Rhode Island Census Data Comparison Tool.