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ZIP Code 02891

Primary City:Westerly, RI (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (6:55am)
Area code: 401 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.36, -71.80
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02891

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02891. 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 02891. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02891, 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:
Westerly, RI
Unacceptable:
Misquamicut, Watch Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 02891 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02891 is located in southwest 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 02891 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02891 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,198
Population Density 804 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,716
Median Home Value $294,700
Land Area 26.36 sq mi
Water Area 4.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,112
Median Household Income $60,394

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
Male549593640633470644478589684863846740705532345312255253
Female557565623552517591539600766892897817746591490408375541
Total1,1061,1581,2631,1859871,2351,0171,1891,4501,7551,7431,5571,4511,123835720630794

Gender

 Male 10,131 48%
 Female 11,067 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,697 92.9%
 Black Or African American 198 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 119 0.6%
 Asian 564 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 199 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 418 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner303418321,4361,411955651278
Renter198673558589443267252198
Total2281,0141,3902,0251,8541,222903476

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,199 46%
 Single Guardian 1,455 16%
 Singles 2,880 32%
 Singles With Roommate 578 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,651 73%
 Households with Kids 2,461 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1121111151081111311261021231351031291331401561381331159190
Female1021241081151101131021281121271181271181331371201328578100
Total214235223223221244228230235262221256251273293258265200169190

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02891 has a slightly higher 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 02891 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02891 real estate data, the median home value of $294,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02891 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02891 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02891 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,895 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 260 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,097 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,837 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,178 27%
 Households Vacant 2,604 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 304 11.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 0.7%
 For Sale Only 142 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,883 72.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 223 8.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 125 4%
 1 Bedroom 681 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,219 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,125 36%
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 $60,394 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02891 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 02891 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,034 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,200 24%
 No Earnings 5,944 35%
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 7,034 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,200 24%
 No Earnings 5,944 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,293 93.5%
 Public transportation 70 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 243 2.4%
 Worked at Home 336 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 894 13%
 High School Graduate 3,324 47%
 Associate's degree 698 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,377 19%
 Master's degree 648 9%
 Professional school degree 130 2%
 Doctorate degree 63 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,089 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 287 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 263 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02891

ZIP Code 02891 is in the Westerly School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02891.

Springbrook Elementary School
39 Springbrook Rd
Westerly, RI 02891
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Westerly School District
Westerly Middle School
10 Sandy Hill Rd
Westerly, RI 02891
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Westerly School District
Dunn'S Corners School
8 1/2 Plateau Rd
Westerly, RI 02891
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Westerly School District
State Street School
25 State St
Westerly, RI 02891
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Westerly School District
Westerly High School
23 Ward Ave
Westerly, RI 02891
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Westerly School District
St Pius X Elementary School
32 Elm St
Westerly, RI 02891
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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