North Scituate, RI 02857 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02857: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Scituate, RI 02857

Acceptable Alternative
N Scituate, RI 02857
Scituate, RI 02857

Not Acceptable, USPS
Glocester, RI 02857

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 268
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,116
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 58
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.834, Longitude -71.642
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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North Scituate, RI 02857 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,368
Population in Households 8,353
Population in Familes 7,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 3,255
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,435
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,728 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $291,212
Average Home Value $306,681


Median Household Income $77,391
Average Household Income $95,766
Per Capita Income $37,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.47%
Households 0.33% 0.46%
Families 0.35% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

North Scituate, RI 02857 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02857 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 # 41 49th
Population Density1 # 63 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 77 4th
Median Household Income # 28 66th
Per Capita Income # 34 58th

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