New Shoreham, Rhode Island

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New Shoreham is the town located on Block Island in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 1,010 at the 2000 census. New Shoreham was named for Shoreham, Kent, in England.[citation needed]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 109.5 square miles (283.6 km²), of which, 9.7 square miles (25.2 km²) of it is land and 99.8 square miles (258.4 km²) of it (91.11%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,010 people, 472 households, and 250 families residing in the town. The population density was 103.8 people per square mile (40.1/km²). There were 1,606 housing units at an average density of 165.0/sq mi (63.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.82% White, 0.59% African American, 0.79% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

There were 472 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.4% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.0% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.3% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $44,779, and the median income for a family was $59,844. Males had a median income of $39,432 versus $28,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $29,188. About 8.0% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

Charlestown | Exeter | Hopkinton | Narragansett | New Shoreham | North Kingstown | Richmond | South Kingstown | Westerly

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