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

Acceptable Alternative
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: 219
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 4,219
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 395
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,824

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

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North Smithfield, RI 02896 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,267
Population in Households 11,946
Population in Familes 9,918
Population in Group Qrtrs 321
Population Density2 527
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $74,046
Average Household Income $94,670
Per Capita Income $38,057


Total Housing Units 5,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,480 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,392 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $304,293
Average Home Value $329,116


Total Households 4,872
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,310
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 0.66% 0.6%
Households 0.72% 0.6%
Families 0.6% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

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

The table below compares 02896 to the other 78 ZIP Codes in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 48 40th
Diversity Index # 46 44th
Median Household Income # 42 47th
Per Capita Income # 37 54th

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