West Warwick, RI 02893 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02893: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Warwick, RI 02893

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Warwick, RI 02893

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 823
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,429
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,379
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.692, Longitude -71.516
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Warwick, RI 02893 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,010
Population in Households 29,859
Population in Familes 21,917
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 3,783
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 13,144
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 7,587
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,962 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,182 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,046 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $207,555
Average Home Value $211,940


Median Household Income $50,137
Average Household Income $63,527
Per Capita Income $27,912
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.28%
Households 0.53% 0.33%
Families 0.56% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

West Warwick, RI 02893 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02893 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 # 8 91st
Population Density1 # 19 77th
Diversity Index2 # 24 71st
Median Household Income # 66 18th
Per Capita Income # 65 19th

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