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Encyclopedia > Narragansett, Rhode Island
Location of Narragansett, Rhode Island
Location of Narragansett, Rhode Island

Narragansett is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 16,361 at the 2000 census. The nickname for the town is 'Gansett. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2168x3239, 193 KB) Map of Narragansett, Rhode Island. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2168x3239, 193 KB) Map of Narragansett, Rhode Island. ... The system of local government in use in New England is very different from that found throughout the rest of the United States. ... Washington County is a county located in the southeastern part of Rhode Island, a U.S. state. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ...


For geographic and demographic information on the village of Narragansett Pier, which is part of Narragansett, see the article Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island. Narragansett Pier is a census-designated place and village located in the town of Narragansett in Washington County, Rhode Island. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 97.8 km² (37.8 mi²). 36.6 km² (14.1 mi²) of it is land and 61.2 km² (23.6 mi²) of it (62.56%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The following villages and neighborhoods are wholly or partially located in Narragansett: Saunderstown (shared with North Kingstown), South Ferry, Bonnet Shores, Narragansett Pier, Point Judith, Galilee, Salt Pond, Mettatuxet, and Jerusalem (shared with South Kingstown). Saunderstown, Rhode Island is a village in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. ... Image:RI towns North Kingstown. ... Narragansett Pier is a census-designated place and village located in the town of Narragansett in Washington County, Rhode Island. ... Image:RI towns South Kingstown. ...

The Towers, which pass over Ocean road along Rhode Island Sound, is Narragansett's most famous landmark. The Towers are used in Lila Delman Real Estate's logo.
The Towers, which pass over Ocean road along Rhode Island Sound, is Narragansett's most famous landmark. The Towers are used in Lila Delman Real Estate's logo.

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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 16,361 people, 6,846 households, and 3,847 families residing in the town. The population density was 446.4/km² (1,156.5/mi²). There were 9,159 housing units at an average density of 249.9/km² (647.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.84% White, 0.75% African American, 0.90% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 6,846 households out of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.8% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.86. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 17.3% under the age of 18, 19.6% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $50,363, and the median income for a family was $67,571. Males had a median income of $45,436 versus $31,759 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,194. About 4.9% of families and 16.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Recreation

Narragansett is known for its summer recreation and beaches.[1]


Three beaches that are most famous are: Narragansett Town Beach is located in the center of Narragansett, though charging a fee (6$ for parking and 5$ for admission, for non-residents) compared to other local beaches, which are free. It is a town beach and that is why they charge extra for non - residents.


Scarborough State Beach The Scarborough Beach Complex comprises two separate areas, the North and South. Each has a pavilion, showers, 75 picnic tables, boardwalk and observation tower.


Roger Wheeler State Beach

Scarborough State Beach
Scarborough State Beach

Coordinates: 41°27′00″N, 71°26′58″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Narragansett Town Beach is located in the center of Narragansett, a favorite for visitiors and town residents (the North Pavilion is located at 77 Boston Neck Road).
Offers "The best beach activities in Rhode Island." Adult Summer fitness on the beach, surfing contests and activities, triathalons,scheduled concerts on the beach, a kite festival, and a summers end festival.
Narragansett Skate Park probably one of the best free parks in Rhode Island.
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