Livability Score

73
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (2) F
Bess Eaton
Coffee Shop
Perks & Corks
Coffee Shop
Bess Eaton
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (9) C-
Alley Katz
Bowling Alley
Unknown Name
Museum
Babcock-Smith House Museum
Museum
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
George Kent Performance Hall
Theatre Arts
Westerly Armory
Museum
Unknown Name
Museum
Regal Stonington
Cinema
This Old House Westerly House
Attraction
Wizz
Water Park
Food and Drink (15) F
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Domino's
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
The Wine Store
Alcohol
Burger King
Fast Food
Cold Stone Creamery
Sweets
Wendy's
Fast Food
Dusty's
Fast Food
The Malted Barley
Bar
Flipside Pinball Bar
Bar
C.C. O'Brien's
Bar
Unknown Name
Bar
Unknown Name
Bar
Unknown Name
Alcohol
Goodtimes
Bar
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Grey Sail taproom
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Handlebar Café
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
Sandy's Lighthouse
Bar
Fitness (1) F
Tower Street Community Center
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Groceries (6) F
ALDI
Grocery Store
Stop & Shop
Grocery Store
Sandy's Fine Foods
Grocery Store
McQuades market
Grocery Store
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
Knead Doughnuts
Bakery
Unknown Name
Seafood
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Stop & Shop
Grocery Store
Stop & shop
Grocery Store
Parks (22) B
Cimalore Field
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Santo Algiere Conservation Park
Park
Babcock-Smith House
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Westerly Downtown Historic District
Park
Wilcox Park Historic District
Park
Wilcox Park (Arboretum)
Park
Wilcox Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Craig's Field
Park
Main Street Historic District
Park
Rooney Park
Park
Donahue Park
Park
Margin Street Knoll
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
"Bushel" Sposato Park
Park
Kimball Park
Park
Rotary park Playground
Playground
Rotary Park
Park
Newton Swamp Management Area
Park
Pawcatuck River State Wildlife Management Area
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (17) D-
Unknown Name
Hairdresser
Family Dollar
Discount Store
B.W. Burdette & Son Hardware
Home Improvement
RadioShack
Electronics
The Home Depot
Home Improvement
Cumberland Farms
Convenience Store
JCPenney
Department Store
Fantastic Sams
Hairdresser
Hallmark
Gift Shop
TJ Maxx
Department Store
Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Pet Sense
Pets
Dollar General
Discount Store
Ocean State Job Lot
Discount Store
Cumberland Farms
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Furniture
Brumble Bikes
Bicycle
The Beach Store
Convenience Store
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 1.9% take public transportation in Westerly.
Public Transit Stops (6)
Stops & Stations
F
Grove and Wilcox
Bus Stop
High and Grove
Bus Stop
Westerly Town Hall
Bus Stop
Westerly Train Station
Bus Stop
Westerly
Transit Station
Route 3 and Millrose
Bus Stop
Route 3 and Route 216
Bus Stop
Route 3 and Maxson Hill
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
1.9%
F
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cost of living F

The cost of living in Westerly is 121/100 - which is 8% higher than Rhode Island.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
B
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crime A+

Westerly crime rates are 955 per 100k, which is 34% lower than Rhode Island
Property Crime
887 crimes per 100k
A
Violent Crime
68 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment A-

The median income in Westerly is $75,200 - which is 29% higher than Rhode Island.
Med. Household Income
$75,200
B
Unemployment Rate
3.7%
C
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (13)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
B+
Unknown Name
Dentist
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Rite Aid
Pharmacy
Unknown Name
Ambulance Station
Westerly Ambulance Corps
Ambulance Station
Rhode Island Blood Center
Clinic
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Westerly Hospital
Hospital
Westerly Fire Department
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Police
Pawcatuck Fire Department
Fire Station
Westerly Police Department
Police
Westerly Police Department
Police
Dunns Corners Fire Department Station 1
Fire Station
Hartford HealthCare HealthCenter
Clinic
Town of Stonington Police Department
Police
Misquamicut Fire Department
Fire Station
Wequetequock Fire Department
Fire Station
Ashaway Volunteer Fire Department
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A+

Westerly home prices are $307,700 - which is 29% higher than Rhode Island
Home Price
$307,700
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
9%
B+
Home Affordability
4.1x (home price to income ratio)
D
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schools C

The Westerly graduation rate is 85% - which is 4% higher than Rhode Island
School Test Scores
50%
F
High School Grad. Rates
85%
C+
Elementary Schools (5) F
Bradley School - Westerly Site
State Street School
West Broad Street School
St Michael School
Pawcatuck Middle School
Westerly Middle School
West Vine Street School
Springbrook Elementary School
Dunn'S Corners School
Ashaway Elementary School
Bradford Elementary School
High Schools (2) C-
Bradley School - Westerly Site
Westerly High School
Stonington High School
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ratings B

Westerly has an overall rating of 72% from 3 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
B-
User Surveys (2)
From AreaVibes
B+
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Westerly Area Facts

  • Westerly has a Livability Score of 73/100, which is considered excellent
  • Westerly crime rates are 34% lower than the Rhode Island average
  • Cost of living in Westerly is 8% higher than the Rhode Island average
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Westerly Reviews

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Westerly, Rhode Island: A Place to Raise Your Family 3.5 rating By Anonymous ( May 16, 2018) Living in Westerly, Rhode Island has been a dream come true for my family. This is the best environment ever to raise my children in. With a population of just over 22,000, this is an area in which your will see many friendly faces as you carry about your daily business and it tr ...Read More uly feels like home.

Westerly, Rhode Island has a very low crime rate. The area also offers a diverse representation of all ethnic and economic groups. Not to mention the local school system offers all children exceptional academic programs.

The best areas to visit in Westerly, Rhode Island include main street in downtown Waverly. It includes quaint shops for you to find unique gifts in. If you are a dog lover and want to have your children play outside, then visit Wilcox Park for a picnic and a day of playing outside.

Waverly truly offers everything that your family can need. Great schools and a safe environment are found here. Come and check out what Waverly can offer you. Read Less
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Westerly? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Cimalore Field
Unknown Name
Santo Algiere Conservation Park
Babcock-Smith House
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Westerly Downtown Historic District

Entertainment

Alley Katz
Unknown Name
Babcock-Smith House Museum
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
George Kent Performance Hall
Westerly Armory
Unknown Name

Food & Drink

Dunkin'
Domino's
McDonald's
Dunkin'
Subway
The Wine Store
Burger King
Cold Stone Creamery

C Commute

Is public transit available in Westerly? Of all people who commute, 1.9% take public transportation in Westerly.
Drive to Work
80%

4% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
2%

3% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
4%

1% higher than the US average

A- Health & Safety

Is Westerly a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Westerly Hospital

Pharmacies

CVS Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Rite Aid

Doctors

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