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North Kingstown, Rhode Island

North Kingstown is a town located in Washington County, Rhode Island. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 26,326.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 151.1 km² (58.3 mi²). 112.9 km² (43.6 mi²) of it is land and 38.2 km² (14.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 25.28% water.


As of the
census of 2000, there are 26,326 people, 10,154 households, and 7,310 families residing in the town. The population density is 233.2/km² (603.9/mi²). There are 10,743 housing units at an average density of 95.2/km² (246.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.71% White, 0.97% African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. 1.77% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,154 households out of which 35.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% are married couples living together, 10.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% are non-families. 22.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.03.

In the town the population is spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $60,027, and the median income for a family is $69,559. Males have a median income of $48,668 versus $33,399 for females. The per capita income for the town is $28,139. 7.1% of the population and 5.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.6% are under the age of 18 and 4.8% are 65 or older.

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