Middletown, RI 02842 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Middletown, RI 02842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Newport County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.517, Longitude -71.287
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 907
  • PO Box Addresses: 354
  • Residential Addresses: 7,455
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 815
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,640

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

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  1. 02842 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02842 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Middletown, RI 02842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 16,314
Population in Households 15,978
Population in Familes 12,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 336
Population Density2 1,305
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $72,697
Average Household Income $91,868
Per Capita Income $39,042


Total Housing Units 7,715 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,635 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,234 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 846 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $364,934
Average Home Value $441,149


Total Households 6,869
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 4,176
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.12% 0.09%
Households 0.17% 0.16%
Families 0.01% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Middletown, RI 02842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02842 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 # 30 63rd
Population Density # 31 62nd
Diversity Index # 19 77th
Median Household Income # 44 45th
Per Capita Income # 30 63rd

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