Providence, RI 02905 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02905: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Providence, RI 02905

Acceptable Alternative
Cranston, RI 02905

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.79, Longitude -71.405
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 866
  • PO Box Addresses: 504
  • Residential Addresses: 8,803
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 858
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,945

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

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Providence, RI 02905 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,535
Daytime Population: Workers 12,345
Daytime Population: Residents 14,187
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,532
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 23,844
Population in Familes 19,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,691
Population Density2 7,485
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $44,581
Average Household Income $64,389
Per Capita Income $22,681


Total Housing Units 9,714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,898 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,637 (47.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,179 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $195,638
Average Home Value $245,382


Total Households 8,535
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 5,596
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 0.18% 0.2%
Households 0.16% 0.16%
Families 0.09% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Providence, RI 02905 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02905 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 # 16 81st
Population Density # 8 91st
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 71 11th
Per Capita Income # 71 11th

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