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Architect's rendering of Brandywyne being developed by Bradford Land Co., LLC/EFC Construction Co. Funded in part through BHRI.

South Kingstown at a Glance:

South Kingstown is a town in Washington County. The population was 27,921 at the 2000 census. The Town includes the villages of Kingston, West Kingston, Wakefield, Peace Dale, Snug Harbor, Tuckertown, East Matunuck, Matunuck, and Green Hill. Ocean Ridge, Perryville, Indian Lake, and Torrey Hill are among the numerous other small areas treated as unique localities. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 79.8 square miles, of which 22.7 square miles is water.

The Town Council of the Town of South Kingstown consists of five members elected at large in even-numbered years in November. The Office of the Town Manager provides general administrative management and oversight of municipal operations.

Housing Facts: 2012

Typical monthly housing payment* for a $300,000 house $2,119
Household income required to afford a $300,000 house $84,742
Average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment $1,274
Household income required for that rent to be affordable $50,960
Average private-sector wage for jobs in South Kingstown $41,340
Foreclosures in South Kingstown  
Actual number of foreclosures 13
Total number of mortgaged housing units 5,719
Foreclosures as a percentage of mortgaged stock 0.20%
Housing Units in South Kingstown  
Number of year-round housing units 10,900
Housing units that quality as affordable 588
Affordable housing units reserved for the elderly 336
Affordable housing units reserved for families 147
Affordable housing units reserved for persons with special needs 105
Homes funded through Building Homes Rhode Island 30
How much housing is needed?  
Additional housing units necessary to meet the 10% threshold established by the State's Low and Moderate Income Housing Act of 2004 502