Cranston, RI 02921 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02921: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cranston, RI 02921

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 223
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,369
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 170
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.759, Longitude -71.507
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cranston, RI 02921 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,110
Daytime Population: Workers 3,767
Daytime Population: Residents 6,025
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,792
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 13,042
Population in Familes 11,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 1,009
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $95,149
Average Household Income $121,757
Per Capita Income $43,111


Total Housing Units 4,678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,111 (87.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 521 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 1.0%)
Median Home Value $349,332
Average Home Value $380,595


Total Households 4,632
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 3,752
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.81% 0.62%
Households 0.79% 0.61%
Families 0.79% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Cranston, RI 02921 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02921 to the other 79 ZIP Codes in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 36 56th
Population Density # 38 53rd
Diversity Index # 30 63rd
Median Household Income # 9 90th
Per Capita Income # 21 75th

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