poll: #2 South Kingstown: RI’s Best Communities 2013

Thursday, June 20, 2013


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This varied, beautiful South County gem has pretty much everything you want in a town: unspoiled beaches, historic villages, strong arts and culture, and an ever-growing university culture courtesy of URI. Nearly a third of the town’s land is preserved as open space, and the community has experienced great residential expansion and population influx. In addition to continued industrial growth, South Kingstown continues to be a popular destination for summer resorts.

South Kingstown by the numbers

Established: 1657
Population: 30,639
Median household income: $74,147
Median housing price: $280,000

2013 Best Communities rankings

Overall ranking: 2
Affordability ranking: 24
Education ranking: 7
Economic Condition ranking: 15
Safety ranking: 22
Arts & Culture ranking: 5

Famous residents

Oliver Hazard Perry
Kate French, actress
Erika Van Pelt, American Idol 2012 tenth place finalist


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