Foster, RI 02825 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02825: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Foster, RI 02825

Not Acceptable, USPS
Scituate, RI 02825

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 101
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,967
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.786, Longitude -71.728
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Foster, RI 02825 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,716
Population in Households 5,695
Population in Familes 4,982
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 97
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 2,092
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,618
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,839 (84.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $307,324
Average Home Value $332,219


Median Household Income $82,910
Average Household Income $102,116
Per Capita Income $37,437
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.37%
Households 0.16% 0.36%
Families 0.16% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Foster, RI 02825 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02825 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 # 50 38th
Population Density1 # 77 4th
Diversity Index2 # 65 19th
Median Household Income # 16 81st
Per Capita Income # 32 61st

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