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: 1,052
  • PO Box Addresses: 609
  • Residential Addresses: 14,553
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,956
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,597

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 02909 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 02909 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Rhode Island Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Providence, RI 02909 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Providence, RI 02909 Housing Affordability Index is 97
State of Rhode Island Housing Affordability Index is 103
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Providence, RI 02909 Wealth Index is 36
State of Rhode Island Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 44,560
Population in Households 43,898
Population in Familes 33,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 662
Population Density 13,388
Diversity Index1 92
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,259
Average Household Income $51,616
Per Capita Income $17,157
Wealth Index3 36

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,222 (24.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,567 (60.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,573 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $172,111
Housing Affordability Index2 97
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,789
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 9,314
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.3% 0.26%
Households 0.07% 0.15%
Families 0.02% 0.13%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Providence, RI 02909 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02909 to the other 79 ZIP Codes in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 5th
Per Capita Income # 75 6th

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