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North Kingstown is a town in Washington County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.

The community was named for Charles II, king of England

The latitude of North Kingstown is 41.55N. The longitude is -71.466W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 26,326.


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Median household income
Local
$60,027
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our North Kingstown demographic reports
North Kingstown is on Narragansett Bay
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Gilbert Stuart, artist
Local festivals include:
  • Saint Paul's Village Faire - Sept. 8-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check North Kingstown web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Casey Farm, Gilbert Stuart Birthplace, Quonset Aviation Museum, Smith's Castle
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about North Kingstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Providence area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02852 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of North Kingstown residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Kingstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Kingstown was $28,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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40% of North Kingstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in North Kingstown include Wickford Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in North Kingstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $552.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,390.


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Libraries in North Kingstown include Davisville Free Library, North Kingstown Free Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for North Kingstown workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in North Kingstown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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