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poll: West Greenwich #22: RI’s Best Communities 2013

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

 

What’s the best thing about West Greenwich?


It is not always easy to think of Rhode Island communities being truly rural, but this quiet enclave of just more than 6,000 people is truly that. A landscape of woodlands covers much of more than 50 square miles, the 7th largest place in Rhode Island, in terms of land area, and living is quiet and unassuming in West Greenwich. Its sprawling woodlands and charming countrysides makes the town popular for its natural trails and scenic views.

West Greenwich by the numbers

Established: 1639
Population: 6,135
Median household income: $84,096
Median housing price: $236,000

2013 Best Communities rankings

Overall ranking: 22
Affordability ranking: 8
Education ranking: 9
Economic condition ranking: 18
Safety ranking: 5
Arts & Culture ranking: 37 (T)

 

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