Smithfield, RI 02917 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02917: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Smithfield, RI 02917

Not Acceptable, USPS
Esmond, RI 02917

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 650
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,424
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 365
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.855, Longitude -71.492
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Smithfield, RI 02917 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,948
Population in Households 10,954
Population in Familes 8,934
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,994
Population Density1 609
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 4,513
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,972
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,420 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,093 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $279,249
Average Home Value $318,377


Median Household Income $71,721
Average Household Income $91,332
Per Capita Income $33,311
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.32%
Households 0.21% 0.36%
Families 0.25% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Smithfield, RI 02917 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02917 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 # 35 57th
Population Density1 # 46 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 37 54th
Median Household Income # 40 51st
Per Capita Income # 50 38th

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