Middletown, RI 02842 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Middletown, RI 02842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 887
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,641
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 817
  • County: Newport County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.517, Longitude -71.287
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Middletown, RI 02842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,239
Daytime Population: Workers 10,568
Daytime Population: Residents 7,769
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,337
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 15,964
Population in Familes 12,464
Population in Group Qrtrs 275
Population Density2 1,294
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $75,136
Average Household Income $95,577
Per Capita Income $40,666


Total Housing Units 7,832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,781 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,078 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 973 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $360,524
Average Home Value $420,967


Total Households 6,859
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 4,192
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% 0.16%
Households 0.17% 0.21%
Families 0.07% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Middletown, RI 02842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02842 to the other 79 ZIP Codes in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 30 63rd
Population Density # 32 61st
Diversity Index # 19 77th
Median Household Income # 37 54th
Per Capita Income # 27 67th

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