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People

Total Population 906
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 24%
Employed Population 16+ 479
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 61.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 55.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $91,406
% Above Poverty Level 92.6%
% Below Poverty Level 7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 30.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 34%
Median Gross Rent $838
Median House Value $1,156,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
US/American 0%
English 40.3%
Irish 25.2%

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

New Shoreham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles S of Warwick, Rhode Island (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
P.O. Box Zip Codes 02807
Phone Area Codes 401
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.172
Longitude -71.558

New Shoreham 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 BLOCK ISLAND STATE AP
Distance 1.4 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
Station NEWPORT ROSE
Distance 25.1 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 BRIDGEHAMPTON
Distance 41.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 56 F
Jul Temp 63 to 81 F
Oct Temp 44 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Block Island (02807)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Charlestown 7,772 $86,296
Kingston 6,969 $112,353
Narragansett 15,719 $106,961
Richmond 7,624 $97,432
South Kingstown 30,577 $93,358
Westerly 22,683 $73,108

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

New Shoreham Public Libraries

Library
Island Free Library
DODGE STREET
New Shoreham, Rhode Island
(401) 466-3233
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New Shoreham High Schools

BLOCK ISLAND SCHOOL
PO BOX 1890
401-466-5600
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 151 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.9

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