Warwick, RI 02888 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02888: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Warwick, RI 02888

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.749, Longitude -71.412
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 890
  • PO Box Addresses: 197
  • Residential Addresses: 8,652
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 838
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,814

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

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Warwick, RI 02888 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,646
Daytime Population: Workers 10,574
Daytime Population: Residents 9,169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,743
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 19,523
Population in Familes 15,027
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density2 3,336
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $59,881
Average Household Income $78,138
Per Capita Income $33,265


Total Housing Units 8,966 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,234 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,102 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 630 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $200,290
Average Home Value $222,032


Total Households 8,336
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 5,057
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% -0.07%
Households -0.15% -0.04%
Families -0.25% -0.1%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Warwick, RI 02888 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02888 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 # 24 71st
Population Density # 18 78th
Diversity Index # 25 70th
Median Household Income # 58 28th
Per Capita Income # 52 35th

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