Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island 

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Population

9,044

+0.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$64,969

Median Home Price

$339,700

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Best Places to Live in Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island

Capital-city complex - Eastern edge of Rhode Island at the head of Narragansett Bay. June, August and July are the most pleasant months in Wakefield-Peacedale, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Wakefield-Peacedale, RI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Educated population
Arts and culture
Attractive downtown
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Economy
Depressed areas

What Bert Has To Say About Providence-Warwick Metro Area

Providence is the capital and primary commercial, industrial, and residential area for this small New England state. Established as an enclave of religious tolerance and resident American rights in pre-Revolutionary times, it remains a center of liberal intellectual thought. It’s also an old manufacturing and typically New-England style old textile milling center, and the area and surrounding communities of New Bedford and Fall River have borne the brunt of considerable economic dislocation. The metro area covers the state of Rhode Island and spreads eastward into Bristol County, Massachusetts (where New Bedford and Fall River are located).


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Rhode Island
County: Washington County
Metro Area: Providence-Warwick Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Wakefield-Peacedale
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 51 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wakefield-Peacedale is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wakefield-Peacedale jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wakefield-Peacedale's cost of living is 16.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wakefield-Peacedale's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Washington county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wakefield-Peacedale's population is 9,044 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wakefield-Peacedale is Real Estate: $339,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%.

SCHOOLS
Wakefield-Peacedale public schools spend $18,577 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Wakefield-Peacedale. More Education



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Housing Market in Wakefield-Peacedale

It's a good time to buy in Wakefield-Peacedale. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Wakefield-Peacedale is $339,700.

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Reviews for Wakefield-Peacedale   3 Reviews
wakefield RI - 4/23/2007
Wakefield RI is very diversified area All are welcome!There is lots to do, beach areas,family activties, URI and many cultural activities all in Wakefield! Then there's... Read More

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Will a 34 year old black couple fit in??? - 3/6/2007
I've lived in California my entire life. I'm used to the diversity, and I'm not familiar with the east coast culture or racial tolerance of the region. I'm a 34 year... Read More

wakefield - 3/20/2006
We have a great community here with plenty to do. Our Main Street is lively and the schools descent. Just cold in the winter, but we have milder winters down by the... Read More


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