West Greenwich, RI 02817 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02817: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Greenwich, RI 02817

Acceptable Alternative
W Greenwich, RI 02817

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.625, Longitude -71.626
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 113
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 2,412
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 37
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,375

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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West Greenwich, RI 02817 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,144
Daytime Population: Workers 2,163
Daytime Population: Residents 2,989
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,152
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 6,120
Population in Familes 5,392
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 120
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $84,330
Average Household Income $114,931
Per Capita Income $41,877


Total Housing Units 2,370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,771 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 464 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $321,663
Average Home Value $326,694


Total Households 2,235
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,742
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 0.02% 0.06%
Households 0.1% 0.12%
Families 0.02% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

West Greenwich, RI 02817 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02817 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 # 49 39th
Population Density # 72 10th
Diversity Index # 44 46th
Median Household Income # 19 77th
Per Capita Income # 24 71st

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