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Westerly is a town in Washington County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.
The latitude of Westerly is 41.377N. The longitude is -71.827W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 36 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,966.
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7% of Westerly residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Westerly ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Westerly was $24,092, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Westerly residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Westerly include Main Street Historic District, Watch Hill Historic District, Westerly Downtown Historic District, Wilcox Park Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Westerly, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $523. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,168.
Libraries in Westerly include Westerly Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Westerly include Westerly Sun
The average commute time for Westerly workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Westerly between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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