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Ashaway is in Washington County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.

The latitude of Ashaway is 41.423N. The longitude is -71.786W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,537.


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Median household income
Local
$47,271
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ashaway demographic reports
Ashaway is on the Ashawog River.
Home of Ashaway Line & Twine Mfg, makers of sports fishing products
Local festivals include:
  • Swamp Yankee Days - Sept. 29-30, 2007
  • Huck Finn Day - June 23-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ashaway web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Ashaway residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ashaway ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ashaway was $21,149, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Ashaway residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ashaway, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $672.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,109.


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The average commute time for Ashaway workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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