North Smithfield, RI 02896 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02896: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Smithfield, RI 02896

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N Smithfield, RI 02896

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.966, Longitude -71.552
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 224
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,189
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 393
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,796

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

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North Smithfield, RI 02896 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,253
Daytime Population: Workers 5,031
Daytime Population: Residents 5,363
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,394
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 10,935
Population in Familes 9,094
Population in Group Qrtrs 318
Population Density2 476
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $76,350
Average Household Income $96,070
Per Capita Income $37,632


Total Housing Units 4,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,180 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,170 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $296,168
Average Home Value $319,953


Total Households 4,350
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,998
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 0.51% 0.46%
Households 0.57% 0.48%
Families 0.45% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

North Smithfield, RI 02896 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02896 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 # 37 54th
Population Density # 51 37th
Diversity Index # 50 35th
Median Household Income # 35 57th
Per Capita Income # 37 54th

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