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People

Total Population 3,491
Male Share of the Population 44.8%
Female Share of the Population 55.2%
Senior Citizens 24.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,731
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 48.5%
Median Earnings25+ $41,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $85,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,844

Wealth

Median Family Income $108,438
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 15%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,002
Median House Value $545,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
US/American 0.8%
English 26.1%
Irish 23.1%

Little Compton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles S of Fall River, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County Newport
Metro Area Providence - Fall River - Warwick
Standard Zip Codes 02837
P.O. Box Zip Codes 02801
Phone Area Codes 401
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.51
Longitude -71.171

Little Compton 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 NEWPORT ROSE
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 54 F
Jul Temp 64 to 78 F
Oct Temp 48 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station ROCHESTER
Distance 23 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
Station BLOCK ISLAND STATE AP
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 53 F
Jul Temp 64 to 77 F
Oct Temp 49 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Little Compton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Adamsville (02801, 02837)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Jamestown 5,444 $122,321
Middletown 16,081 $86,890
Narragansett 15,786 $101,397
Newport 24,599 $86,139
Portsmouth 17,352 $99,575
Tiverton 15,805 $85,807

Little Compton Public Libraries

Library
Brownell Library, Home Of Little Compton
44 COMMONS
Little Compton, Rhode Island
(401) 635-8562

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