Westerly, Rhode Island Demographics

The total population of Westerly town is estimated to be 23,337 with 11,898 males (50.98%) and 11,439 females (49.02%). There are 459 less females than males in Westerly town.
The median household income in Westerly town was $87,609 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 544(0.62%) from $87,065 in 2020. This income is 117.43% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Westerly town sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $119,082. Overall, the median household income for the town of Westerly town stands at $87,609.
In Westerly town, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $56,059 for males and $36,146 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $70,530 for males and $57,455 for females.
In Westerly town, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $91,465, followed by Two or More Races households at $46,754, and Asian households with a median household income of $25,180.
In 2022, the population of Westerly town was 23,298, a 0.82% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Westerly town's population was 23,490, an increase of 0.74% compared to a population of 23,317 in 2020.
The median age in Westerly, Rhode Island is 50.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 10.90% were under the age of 15, 18.74% aged 15 to 29, 47.12% aged 30 to 64, 20.03% aged 65 to 84, and 3.21% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Westerly town population: 91.35% are White, 0.89% are Black or African American, 0.14% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.42% are Asian, 2.89% are some other race and 2.31% are multiracial.