Providence, RI 02904 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02904: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Providence, RI 02904

Acceptable Alternative
N Providence, RI 02904
North Providence, RI 02904

Not Acceptable, USPS
No Providence, RI 02904

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,020
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,633
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,175
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.833, Longitude -71.438
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Providence, RI 02904 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,930
Population in Households 29,528
Population in Familes 21,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 402
Population Density1 5,658
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 13,183
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 7,196
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,580 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,603 (45.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,290 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $216,757
Average Home Value $231,820


Median Household Income $40,646
Average Household Income $59,083
Per Capita Income $26,164
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.48%
Households 0.14% 0.4%
Families 0.36% 0.52%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Providence, RI 02904 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02904 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 # 9 90th
Population Density1 # 14 84th
Diversity Index2 # 9 90th
Median Household Income # 71 11th
Per Capita Income # 68 15th

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