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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,914
Male Share of the Population51.6%
Female Share of the Population48.4%
Senior Citizens12.3%
Employed Population 16+6,609
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married55.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.9%
Median Earnings25+$45,792
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,339
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,772

Wealth

Median Family Income$99,776
% Above Poverty Level97.3%
% Below Poverty Level2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone14.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,085
Median House Value$340,600

Ancestry

Portuguese25.7%
Irish19.3%
Italian16.2%
English16.1%
French Except Basque13.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.7%
German5.6%
Scottish5.5%
Polish5.3%
Canadian5.3%
Arab1.7%
Swedish1.3%
Lebanese1.1%
African1%
Welsh0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Greek0.6%
Cape Verdean0.5%
Syrian0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Russian0.4%
Dutch0.3%
US/American0.2%
Palestinian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Rehoboth Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bristol County
Standard Zip Codes2769
Phone Area Codes508,774
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.83
Approximate Longitude-71.26

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)

StationTAUNTON
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationPROVIDENCE GREEN AP
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches
StationROCHESTER
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Attleboro44,121$86,361
Berkley6,589$107,941
Dighton7,320$99,801
Seekonk14,653$94,038
Somerset18,279$82,176
Swansea16,249$91,344

Rehoboth Public Libraries

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

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Rehoboth Public Schools

Palmer River
326 Winthrop St
(508) 252-5100
Primary
Total Enrollment 724
Dorothy L Beckwith
330r Winthrop St
(508) 252-5080
Middle
Total Enrollment 633

Rehoboth Private Schools

Cedar Brook School
24 Ralsie Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 67
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