Providence, RI 02903 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Providence, RI 02903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.822, Longitude -71.413
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,085
  • PO Box Addresses: 303
  • Residential Addresses: 5,365
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,816
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,549

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

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Providence, RI 02903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,798
Daytime Population: Workers 54,914
Daytime Population: Residents 5,535
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 60,449
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 5.60
Population in Households 7,973
Population in Familes 3,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,825
Population Density2 6,632
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $29,956
Average Household Income $58,480
Per Capita Income $28,940


Total Housing Units 5,564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 578 (10.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,258 (76.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 728 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $223,729
Average Home Value $312,803


Total Households 4,836
Average Household Size 1.65
Family Households 1,217
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 0.07% 0.13%
Households 0.1% 0.12%
Families -0.08% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.53%

Providence, RI 02903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02903 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 # 38 53rd
Population Density # 10 89th
Diversity Index # 7 92nd
Median Household Income # 78 3rd
Per Capita Income # 63 22nd

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