Coventry, RI

Coventry profile

Living in Coventry

Coventry is a medium-sized town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 35,688 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Coventry is the eighth largest community in Rhode Island.

Unlike some towns, Coventry isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Coventry are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coventry is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coventry who work in office and administrative support (12.11%), management occupations (9.81%), and sales jobs (8.74%).

Also of interest is that Coventry has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Coventry is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Coventry a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Coventry has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Coventry’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In terms of college education, Coventry is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.93% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Coventry in 2018 was $39,954, which is middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $159,816 for a family of four. However, Coventry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Coventry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coventry residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Coventry include Irish, Italian, English, French, and Portuguese.

The most common language spoken in Coventry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.