West Greenwich, RI 02817 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02817: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Greenwich, RI 02817

Acceptable Alternative
W Greenwich, RI 02817

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 106
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,266
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 37
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.625, Longitude -71.626
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Greenwich, RI 02817 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,996
Population in Households 5,972
Population in Familes 5,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 2,196
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,723
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,748 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 448 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $319,114
Average Home Value $321,353


Median Household Income $81,552
Average Household Income $110,478
Per Capita Income $40,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.29%
Households -0.17% -0.15%
Families -0.15% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

West Greenwich, RI 02817 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02817 to the other 79 ZIP Codes in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 39th
Population Density1 # 73 9th
Diversity Index2 # 46 42nd
Median Household Income # 21 75th
Per Capita Income # 24 71st

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