Forestdale, RI 02824 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02824: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Forestdale, RI 02824

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.945, Longitude -71.699
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Forestdale, RI 02824 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 186
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5,345
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $266,667
Average Home Value $299,405


Median Household Income $61,452
Average Household Income $93,817
Per Capita Income $37,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.67% -0.32%
Households -0.63% -0.27%
Families -0.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

Forestdale, RI 02824 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02824 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 # 73 9th
Population Density1 # 15 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 39 52nd
Median Household Income # 54 33rd
Per Capita Income # 33 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Rhode Island Census Data Comparison Tool.