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ZIP Code 02871

Primary City:Portsmouth, RI (View All Cities)
County: Newport County
Timezone: Eastern (8:51am)
Area code: 401 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.59, -71.26
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02871

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02871. 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 02871. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02871, 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:
Portsmouth, RI

Stats and Demographics for the 02871 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02871 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 02871 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02871 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,171
Population Density 1,009 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,840
Median Home Value $345,500
Land Area 17.02 sq mi
Water Area 6.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,877
Median Household Income $74,494

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male434593646698415300299414613742730647642431306236154128
Female349495617600371298341505693797795707648469301258231268
Total7831,0881,2631,2987865986409191,3061,5391,5251,3541,290900607494385396

Gender

 Male 8,428 49%
 Female 8,743 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,241 94.6%
 Black Or African American 232 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.2%
 Asian 271 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 69 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 314 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner191787331,3501,320812493185
Renter105305396356225157131112
Total1244831,1291,7061,545969624297

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,910 57%
 Single Guardian 872 13%
 Singles 1,769 26%
 Singles With Roommate 326 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,724 69%
 Households with Kids 2,153 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7878100108116128121100128132126110133145153157140125123132
Female767762868885119951081041331301241261381321198812398
Total154155162194204213240195236236259240257271291289259213246230

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02871 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02871 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02871 real estate data, the median home value of $345,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02871. Rentals in 02871 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 02871 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,837 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 24 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 203 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 107 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,647 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,443 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,787 23%
 Households Vacant 963 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 155 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 108 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 553 57%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 2%
 1 Bedroom 539 30%
 2 Bedroom 552 31%
 3+ Bedroom 686 38%
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 $74,494 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02871 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 02871 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,664 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,907 28%
 No Earnings 4,561 32%
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 5,664 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,907 28%
 No Earnings 4,561 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,649 93.0%
 Public transportation 48 0.6%
 Taxicab 42 0.5%
 Motorcycle 27 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 174 2.1%
 Worked at Home 282 3.4%
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 297 5%
 High School Graduate 2,149 37%
 Associate's degree 397 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,561 27%
 Master's degree 912 16%
 Professional school degree 281 5%
 Doctorate degree 238 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,075 70.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 655 22.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 211 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02871

ZIP Code 02871 is in the Portsmouth School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02871.

Howard Hathaway School
Tallman Ave
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portsmouth School District
Melville School
1351 West Main Rd
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portsmouth School District
Portsmouth Middle School
125 Jepson Ln
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Portsmouth School District
Portsmouth High School
Education Ln
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portsmouth School District
St Philomena School
324 Corys Ln
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Pennfield School
110 Sandy Point Ave Litle Slocum Farm
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Portsmouth Abbey School
285 Corys Ln
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Aquidneck Island Christian Academy
321 E Main Rd
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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