Providence, RI 02909 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02909: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Providence, RI 02909

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Providence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.82, Longitude -71.452
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,044
  • PO Box Addresses: 623
  • Residential Addresses: 14,240
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,823
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,417

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

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Providence, RI 02909 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 43,616
Population in Households 42,967
Population in Familes 33,034
Population in Group Qrtrs 649
Population Density2 13,540
Diversity Index3 92


Median Household Income $33,127
Average Household Income $47,134
Per Capita Income $15,923


Total Housing Units 17,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,986 (23.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,524 (61.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,563 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $186,744
Average Home Value $192,154


Total Households 14,510
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 9,107
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.24% 0.24%
Households 0.02% 0.13%
Families -0.09% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Providence, RI 02909 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02909 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 # 2 99th
Population Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 76 4th
Per Capita Income # 75 5th

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