Pawtucket, RI 02860 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02860: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pawtucket, RI 02860

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,444
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,590
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,364
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.873, Longitude -71.393
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pawtucket, RI 02860 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 45,303
Population in Households 44,941
Population in Familes 34,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 362
Population Density1 8,859
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 18,434
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 10,872
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,934 (28.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,500 (60.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,393 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $207,902
Average Home Value $214,135


Median Household Income $33,854
Average Household Income $48,481
Per Capita Income $19,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% 0.26%
Households 0.0% 0.24%
Families 0.02% 0.26%
Median Household Income   -1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Pawtucket, RI 02860 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02860 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 6 94th
Diversity Index2 # 6 94th
Median Household Income # 75 6th
Per Capita Income # 73 9th

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