Saunderstown, RI 02874 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02874: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saunderstown, RI 02874

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.515, Longitude -71.467
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 87
  • PO Box Addresses: 285
  • Residential Addresses: 2,272
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,272

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

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Saunderstown, RI 02874 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,815
Daytime Population: Workers 925
Daytime Population: Residents 2,294
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,219
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 5,764
Population in Familes 4,961
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 410
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $104,108
Average Household Income $133,771
Per Capita Income $48,073


Total Housing Units 2,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,755 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 328 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $386,934
Average Home Value $443,276


Total Households 2,083
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 1,560
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 0.04% -0.15%
Households 0.07% -0.11%
Families 0.05% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Saunderstown, RI 02874 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02874 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 # 51 37th
Population Density # 52 35th
Diversity Index # 59 27th
Median Household Income # 4 96th
Per Capita Income # 13 85th

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