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According to Realtor.com, in January 2023, the median listing home price in Exeter, RI was $524.5K, flat year-over-year. The median listing home price per square foot was $301. The median home sold price was $527.5K.

Median home Listing Price


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Median Sold Home Price


* As of Feb 2023
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Home Inventory


* As of Feb 2023

* Tax rate based per thousand - Sources: United States Census Bureau. 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 7 December 2023. & Realtor.com



Residents refer to Exeter by a local saying: “The Middle of Nowhere.” Not entirely accurate, since Rhode Island is a small state and you can travel to Providence in under 30 minutes, but it does say something about the vibe and culture of this rural town. Exeter is quiet, peaceful, and secluded. Homeowners here enjoy their privacy and being set back from the urban hustle and bustle of the metro area. Plus, there are an abundant amount of green spaces for recreation and exploring nature. Homes for sale can range between 60K — 2.5 million.

Exeter Weather

The average high temperature in July is 81.2 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 19 degrees. The annual precipitation is 51.82.

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Life in Exeter

Exeter, Rhode Island, nestled in a serene rural setting, offers a peaceful retreat with an array of outdoor activities and historic sites. It's an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts, with opportunities for hiking, fishing, and canoeing at locations like the Arcadia Management Area, which spans over 14,000 acres of forested land. Bird watchers and wildlife photographers will find plenty of inspiration here as well. Exeter is also rich in history, home to the historic Tomaquag Museum, where visitors can learn about the region’s indigenous cultures through a variety of exhibits and educational programs.

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Schools & Education

The Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School District is made up of five schools which serve approx. 1,600 students in the PK-12 grades. The Exeter-West Greenwich high school is rated at number 11 “best schools in Rhode Island” according to Niche.com’s ratings.

For more information on the Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School District, visit their website

Great Schools Data

These are some of the top-rated public schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

Getting Around...


I-95 — the interstate runs directly through Exeter and parallels to Route 3. Exit 5 on I-95 in West Greenwich is the closest intersection to access the highway for Exeter residents.

Route 102 — connects the eastern portion of Exeter to Wickford, Route 2, and Route 4. Best way to reach the I-95 interstate within a ten-mile radius.

Route 165 (Ten Rod Rd.) — cuts through the middle of Exeter east to west, from the Route 102 merger to Connecticut. The easiest way to travel to the westernmost part of town and back.

Tripps Corner / Main Rd. — connects Route 2 to Route 108. Also, an easy way to travel to Yawgoo Valley if you live in western Exeter.

Additional Transportation Information

  • Airport

    T.F. Green Airport

    Distance to T.F. Green Airport: 14.6 miles

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    Downtown Providence

    Distance to Downtown Providence:: 22.2 miles

Government, City & Town Links

For more information on Exeter, community events, and ways to contact, please visit the official  website

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