Prudence Island, RI 02872 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 02872: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prudence Island, RI 02872

Acceptable Alternative
Prudence Isl, RI 02872

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Bristol County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.614, Longitude -71.315
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • PO Box Addresses: 75
  • Residential Addresses: 0
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 0

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

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Prudence Island, RI 02872 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 222
Daytime Population: Workers 28
Daytime Population: Residents 126
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 154
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 222
Population in Familes 166
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $72,287
Average Household Income $111,762
Per Capita Income $55,881


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (22.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 2.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 (75.6%)
Median Home Value $377,273
Average Home Value $407,000


Total Households 111
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 65
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 0.25% 0.09%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Prudence Island, RI 02872 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02872 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 # 72 10th
Population Density # 79 1st
Diversity Index # 33 59th
Median Household Income # 43 47th
Per Capita Income # 7 92nd

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