Central Falls, RI 02863 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02863: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Central Falls, RI 02863

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.888, Longitude -71.393
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 419
  • PO Box Addresses: 253
  • Residential Addresses: 6,288
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,579
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,709

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

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Central Falls, RI 02863 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,294
Daytime Population: Workers 3,095
Daytime Population: Residents 11,319
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,414
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 18,798
Population in Familes 14,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 496
Population Density2 15,681
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $28,353
Average Household Income $41,309
Per Capita Income $14,116


Total Housing Units 7,514 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,314 (17.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,136 (68.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,064 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $188,037
Average Home Value $197,793


Total Households 6,450
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 4,276
Average Family Size 4
  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% 0.01%
Households -0.12% -0.04%
Families -0.23% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Central Falls, RI 02863 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02863 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 # 25 70th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 4 96th
Median Household Income # 79 1st
Per Capita Income # 78 3rd

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