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Warwick is a city in Kent County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.

The community was named after the Earl of Warwick.

The latitude of Warwick is 41.7N. The longitude is -71.416W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 87,365.


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Median household income
Local
$46,483
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Warwick demographic reports
Warwick is on the Pawtuxet River and Narragansett Bay.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 129. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Ranked top home town in the state, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Filming location for:
· 1998 movie, "Meet Joe Black "
Well-known residents have included:
· James Woods, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Apponaug Family Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
  • Gaspee Days Arts and Crafts - May 26-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Warwick web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Goddard Memorial State Park
Historic sites and museums: Warwick Museum, Arnold House
Colleges and universities: Community College of Rhode Island, New England Institute of Technology
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.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 94

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Warwick demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kent 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 02886 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Warwick residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Warwick ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Warwick was $23,410, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Historic districts in Warwick include Pawtuxet Village Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Warwick, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $610.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,123.


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Libraries in Warwick include Apponaug Branch, Conimicut Branch, Norwood Branch, Pontiac Free Library, Warwick Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Warwick include Warwick Beacon, Warwick Daily Times

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The average commute time for Warwick workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 29 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Warwick between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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