Kingston, RI 02881 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02881: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kingston, RI 02881

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 105
  • Single Family Addresses: 997
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 12
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.482, Longitude -71.525
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Kingston, RI 02881 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,520
Population in Households 2,155
Population in Familes 1,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,365
Population Density1 2,142
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 848
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 542
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 950 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 579 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $371,509
Average Home Value $383,938


Median Household Income $81,451
Average Household Income $102,924
Per Capita Income $18,277
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% -0.07%
Households -0.06% -0.12%
Families -0.03% -0.11%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   0.66%
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.

Kingston, RI 02881 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02881 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 # 45 44th
Population Density1 # 27 67th
Diversity Index2 # 19 77th
Median Household Income # 22 73rd
Per Capita Income # 75 6th

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