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: 112
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 2,436
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 37
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,399

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

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West Greenwich, RI 02817 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,250
Population in Households 6,224
Population in Familes 5,493
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 122
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $89,909
Average Household Income $113,505
Per Capita Income $41,570


Total Housing Units 2,370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,752 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 533 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $322,963
Average Home Value $332,549


Total Households 2,285
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,776
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 0.23% 0.24%
Households 0.36% 0.31%
Families 0.26% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

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

The table below compares 02817 to the other 78 ZIP Codes in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 50 37th
Population Density # 71 10th
Diversity Index # 43 46th
Median Household Income # 15 82nd
Per Capita Income # 21 74th

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