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According to Realtor.com, in February 2023, the median listing home price in Westerly, RI was $560K, trending up 1.8% year-over-year. The median listing home price per square foot was $317. The median home sold price was $482.5K.

Median home Listing Price


* As of Feb 2023
Median Sold Home Price


* As of Feb 2023
Average Days on market


* As of Feb 2023
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



Westerly is the westernmost town in South County, Rhode Island, separated from Connecticut by the Pawcatuck River. It’s quaint villages and miles of beachfront attract thousands of tourists and seasonal residents every summer. Real estate prices vary from place to place, as well as the culture. Watch Hill is beautiful, private, and wealthy; Misquamicut has a more relaxed, “get away” vibe with a beach town atmosphere. That said, Westerly homes are highly sought after for their low tax rates, excellent school system, and picturesque location.

Westerly Weather

The average high temperature in July is 80.7 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 20 degrees. The annual precipitation is 48.72

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Life in Westerly

Westerly, Rhode Island, is a picturesque town that blends coastal charm with cultural richness. It's known for its beautiful, sandy beaches like Misquamicut State Beach, where visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and water sports. The downtown area is vibrant with galleries, shops, and restaurants, providing a lively urban atmosphere. For theater enthusiasts, the Granite Theatre and the United Theatre offer a range of performances from local plays to international films and concerts. Westerly also boasts a rich historical tapestry, with the Babcock-Smith House showcasing the area's colonial history.

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Schools & Education

The Westerly Public School District consists of five schools covering the K-12 grades. The historic village of Bradford has its own elementary school outside of the school district, but students can choose to attend Westerly or Chariho at the Middle and High School level. For more detailed information on Westerly’s School District, please visit their website

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Getting Around...


I-95 — The interstate runs just north of the Westerly line, so it’s to access if traveling towards Providence or Newport, or south into Connecticut.

Route 1 (Post Road) — Connects Westerly to the adjoining towns along the South Shore, including Charlestown, South Kingstown, and Narragansett.

Route 1A — The main road which connects Westerly’s villages and downtown area, including Watch Hill, Avondale, Misquamicut, and Weekapaug.

Route 78 (Westerly Bypass)  — Expressway between Stonington, CT, and Westerly. Route 78 makes it easier to travel from Route 1 into CT, without having to cross through downtown Westerly or use I-95.

Dunn’s Corner Road — The main road for traveling to and from Bradford, RI, and Hopkinton. Connects with Route 1 and further south into Weekapaug and Misquamicut Beach.

Additional Transportation Information

  • Airport

    Westerly State Airport

    Westerly State Airport: This small regional airport provides flights to Block Island through New England Airlines. It also serves as an aircraft maintenance area for T.F. Green and provides corporate aviation services.

    Distance to T.F. Green Airport: 37 miles

  • Train Station

    Westerly Station (Amtrak)

    Westerly Station (Amtrak): Exclusive Amtrak train station on the Northeast Regional line. Travels north to Boston or south to New York City and Washington D.C.

    Distance to Train Station: Westerly Amtrak Station (in town)

Government, City & Town Links

For more information on the town government of Westerly, community information, and ways to contact, please visit the official website

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