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Overview

Introduction to Rehoboth, Massachusetts

Rehoboth, Massachusetts, in Bristol county, is 7 miles E of Pawtucket, Rhode Island and 37 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. Rehoboth is part of the surrounding Providence - Fall River - Warwick metro area.

Rehoboth History

The Rehoboth Carpenter Family founded Rehoboth along with several other families. The area was incorporated in 1643 as a part of Plymouth Colony. This makes it one of the oldest towns of Massachusetts. It is also said to be among the first places in North America where the system of public education was born.

Rehoboth and nearby Attractions

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • Diamond Hill Vineyards
  • Blithewold Mansion & Gardens
  • Leonard Iron Mine
  • Perry Turning Mill
  • Anawan Rock

Things To Do In Rehoboth

Rehoboth has a rich history and the town has preserved it well. It’s a great place for people who love to explore the past. One can visit the numerous sites of historical importance and get to know their fascinating stories.

Rehoboth Transportation

Air transportation is available from Boston Logan International Airport.

Rehoboth Higher Education

Bristol Community College provides higher education.

People

Total Population 11,835
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 6,475
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 57.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.4%
Median Earnings25+ $42,817
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,550
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,486

Wealth

Median Family Income $97,792
% Above Poverty Level 97%
% Below Poverty Level 3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,064
Median House Value $340,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
US/American 0.2%
English 16.6%
Irish 21.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rehoboth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles E of Pawtucket, Rhode Island (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County Bristol
Metro Area Providence - Fall River - Warwick
Standard Zip Codes 02769
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.84
Longitude -71.25

Rehoboth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TAUNTON
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station PROVIDENCE GREEN AP
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station ROCHESTER
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Attleboro 43,953 $81,250
Berkley 6,547 $94,688
Dighton 7,221 $90,625
Seekonk 14,371 $92,883
Somerset 18,271 $81,727
Swansea 16,142 $87,087

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rehoboth Public Libraries

Library
Blanding Free Public Library
124 BAY STATE RD.
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
(508) 252-4236
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