Tiverton, RI 02878 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02878: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tiverton, RI 02878

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Newport County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.615, Longitude -71.169
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 507
  • PO Box Addresses: 256
  • Residential Addresses: 7,321
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 474
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,847

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

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Tiverton, RI 02878 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,004
Daytime Population: Workers 3,083
Daytime Population: Residents 7,437
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,520
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 15,951
Population in Familes 13,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 531
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $69,829
Average Household Income $88,757
Per Capita Income $38,142


Total Housing Units 7,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,266 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,601 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 806 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $294,521
Average Home Value $356,608


Total Households 6,867
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 4,624
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 0.2% 0.26%
Households 0.38% 0.37%
Families 0.29% 0.32%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Tiverton, RI 02878 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02878 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 # 32 61st
Population Density # 48 41st
Diversity Index # 67 16th
Median Household Income # 46 43rd
Per Capita Income # 35 57th

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