Central Falls, RI 02863 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02863: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Central Falls, RI 02863

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 423
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,645
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,574
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.888, Longitude -71.393
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Central Falls, RI 02863 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,266
Population in Households 18,766
Population in Familes 14,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 500
Population Density1 15,630
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 6,455
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 4,308
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,328 (17.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,127 (68.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,053 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $184,796
Average Home Value $191,698


Median Household Income $28,673
Average Household Income $40,785
Per Capita Income $13,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.17%
Households -0.13% 0.13%
Families -0.14% 0.12%
Median Household Income   -0.69%
Per Capita Income   0.76%
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.

Central Falls, RI 02863 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02863 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 # 25 70th
Population Density1 # 2 99th
Diversity Index2 # 4 96th
Median Household Income # 79 1st
Per Capita Income # 78 3rd

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