Pawtucket, RI 02861 ZIP Code Profile

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Darlington, RI | Pawtucket, RI

ZIP Code 02861: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pawtucket, RI 02861

Not Acceptable, USPS
Darlington, RI 02861

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.881, Longitude -71.356
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 708
  • PO Box Addresses: 297
  • Residential Addresses: 11,199
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 835
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,364

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

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Pawtucket, RI 02861 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,807
Daytime Population: Workers 8,114
Daytime Population: Residents 13,274
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,388
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 26,648
Population in Familes 20,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 159
Population Density2 7,197
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $52,948
Average Household Income $65,637
Per Capita Income $26,827


Total Housing Units 11,717 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,583 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,331 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 803 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $194,035
Average Home Value $204,128


Total Households 10,914
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 6,995
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 0.33% 0.29%
Households 0.28% 0.25%
Families 0.18% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Pawtucket, RI 02861 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02861 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 # 15 82nd
Population Density # 9 90th
Diversity Index # 14 84th
Median Household Income # 64 20th
Per Capita Income # 69 14th

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