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ZIP Code 02878

Primary City:Tiverton, RI (View All Cities)
County: Newport County
Timezone: Eastern (8:32am)
Area code: 401 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.61, -71.17
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02878

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02878. 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 02878. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02878, 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:
Tiverton, RI

Stats and Demographics for the 02878 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02878 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 02878 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 02878 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,780
Population Density 543 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,446
Median Home Value $280,200
Land Area 29.05 sq mi
Water Area 3.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,684
Median Household Income $73,085

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male368417478465335349338471594684653610569452285240192146
Female317390461430319347342497642738640651611502373296278300
Total6858079398956546966809681,2361,4221,2931,2611,180954658536470446

Gender

 Male 7,646 48%
 Female 8,134 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,235 96.5%
 Black Or African American 140 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.1%
 Asian 136 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 207 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner222798471,2471,244855562186
Renter66282265253154122153147
Total885611,1121,5001,398977715333

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,644 55%
 Single Guardian 888 13%
 Singles 1,809 27%
 Singles With Roommate 343 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,889 73%
 Households with Kids 1,795 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male727381767884709491110988388998993107948279
Female54576367877281807078939781112929096747880
Total126130144143165156151174161188191180169211181183203168160159

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02878 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 02878 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 02878 real estate data, the median home value of $280,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02878 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02878 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02878 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,722 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 29 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,564 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,678 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,442 19%
 Households Vacant 762 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 167 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 124 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 308 40%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 133 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 5%
 1 Bedroom 419 31%
 2 Bedroom 384 29%
 3+ Bedroom 470 35%
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 $73,085 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02878 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. Most commuters in 02878 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,341 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,653 28%
 No Earnings 4,150 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 5,341 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,653 28%
 No Earnings 4,150 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,495 94.8%
 Public transportation 68 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 54 0.7%
 Worked at Home 281 3.6%
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 483 9%
 High School Graduate 2,693 49%
 Associate's degree 427 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,147 21%
 Master's degree 550 10%
 Professional school degree 98 2%
 Doctorate degree 68 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,915 73.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 437 16.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 245 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02878

ZIP Code 02878 is in the Tiverton School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02878.

Pocasset School
242 Main Rd
Tiverton, RI 02878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tiverton School District
Tiverton Middle School
10 Quintal Dr
Tiverton, RI 02878
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tiverton School District
Ranger School
278 North Brayton Rd
Tiverton, RI 02878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tiverton School District
Fort Barton School
99 Lawton Ave
Tiverton, RI 02878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tiverton School District
Tiverton High School
100 North Brayton Rd
Tiverton, RI 02878
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tiverton School District

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