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South Kingstown is a town in Washington County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.
The community was named for Charles II, king of England
The latitude of South Kingstown is 41.416N. The longitude is -71.55W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 27,921.
Sections below provide additional information and links about South Kingstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Providence area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02881 ZIP code.
7% of South Kingstown residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Kingstown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Kingstown was $23,827, compared with $21,587 nationally.
47% of South Kingstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in South Kingstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $586. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,329.
Libraries in South Kingstown include South Kingstown Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for South Kingstown workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in South Kingstown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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