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ZIP Code 02842

Primary City:Middletown, RI (View All Cities)
County: Newport County
Timezone: Eastern (4:52pm)
Area code: 401 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.52, -71.28
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02842. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 02842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02842, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Middletown, RI

Stats and Demographics for the 02842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02842 is located in east Rhode Island and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02842 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02842 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,095
Population Density 1,268 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,579
Median Home Value $347,800
Land Area 12.69 sq mi
Water Area 2.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,727
Median Household Income $69,495

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male456508550463410458428445534675608521498351293192165174
Female476505526444359425444515607654634585525374316277288412
Total9321,0131,0769077698838729601,1411,3291,2421,1061,023725609469453586

Gender

 Male 7,729 48%
 Female 8,366 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,046 87.3%
 Black Or African American 724 4.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.3%
 Asian 476 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 243 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 535 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7175490968942655428191
Renter198639613499349207187179
Total2058141,1031,4671,291862615370

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,223 48%
 Single Guardian 931 14%
 Singles 2,138 32%
 Singles With Roommate 435 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,727 70%
 Households with Kids 2,000 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male75819710511410786981039410810710813311890102846965
Female897610812186911051161071081111009111697103118675970
Total164157205226200198191214210202219207199249215193220151128135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02842 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02842 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 02842 real estate data, the median home value of $347,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02842. Rentals in 02842 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,782 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 232 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 76 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,695 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,161 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,871 38%
 Households Vacant 852 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 374 43.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.9%
 For Sale Only 62 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 339 39.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 5.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 50 2%
 1 Bedroom 551 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,162 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,333 43%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $69,495 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02842 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02842 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,466 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,323 27%
 No Earnings 3,715 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,466 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,323 27%
 No Earnings 3,715 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,955 91.1%
 Public transportation 141 1.8%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 268 3.5%
 Worked at Home 254 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 288 5%
 High School Graduate 2,138 41%
 Associate's degree 584 11%
 Bachelor's degree 1,265 24%
 Master's degree 726 14%
 Professional school degree 134 3%
 Doctorate degree 129 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,407 70.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 706 20.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 304 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02842

ZIP Code 02842 is in the Middletown School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02842.

Aquidneck School
70 Reservoir Ave
Middletown, RI 02842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middletown School District
Joseph H. Gaudet School
1113 Aquidneck Ave
Middletown, RI 02842
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Middletown School District
Forest Avenue School
315 Forest Ave
Middletown, RI 02842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Middletown School District
Joseph Gaudet Academy
1113 Aquidneck Ave
Middletown, RI 02842
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Middletown School District
Middletown High School
130 Valley Rd
Middletown, RI 02842
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Middletown School District
St George'S School
372 Purgatory Rd
Middletown, RI 02842
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Newport Montessori
82 Valley Rd
Middletown, RI 02842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
All Saints Academy
915 W Main Rd
Middletown, RI 02842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Silveira Kindergarten & Nursery School
143 Peckham Ln
Middletown, RI 02842
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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