Kingston, RI 02881 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02881: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Kingston, RI 02881

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.482, Longitude -71.525
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 109
  • PO Box Addresses: 143
  • Residential Addresses: 1,023
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 12
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,011

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

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Kingston, RI 02881 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,045
Daytime Population: Workers 3,325
Daytime Population: Residents 4,422
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,747
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 2,557
Population in Familes 1,872
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,488
Population Density2 1,944
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $77,785
Average Household Income $99,965
Per Capita Income $19,329


Total Housing Units 1,188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 683 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 148 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $363,016
Average Home Value $382,577


Total Households 1,040
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 645
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 0.46% -0.12%
Households -0.29% -0.33%
Families -0.38% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.18%

Kingston, RI 02881 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02881 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 # 43 47th
Population Density # 26 68th
Diversity Index # 18 78th
Median Household Income # 30 63rd
Per Capita Income # 75 6th

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