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ZIP Code 02906

Primary City:Providence, RI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Blackstone
County: Providence County
Timezone: Eastern (7:15pm)
Area code: 401 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.84, -71.39
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02906

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02906. 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 02906. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02906, 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:
Providence, RI

Stats and Demographics for the 02906 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02906 is located in north Rhode Island and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02906 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02906 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,387
Population Density 8,758 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,949
Median Home Value $375,800
Land Area 3.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,675
Median Household Income $65,531

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6274714711,2802,5381,5061,067800746735614641666435261239180208
Female5924814541,6192,7841,5501,130757730703712760724498353316276463
Total1,2199529252,8995,3223,0562,1971,5571,4761,4381,3261,4011,390933614555456671

Gender

 Male 13,485 48%
 Female 14,902 52%
Gender

Race

 White 21,828 76.9%
 Black Or African American 1,694 6.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.3%
 Asian 2,546 9.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 921 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,291 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner444629121,0551,242737477267
Renter1,4022,459868592492298190178
Total1,4462,9211,7801,6471,7341,035667445

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,828 33%
 Single Guardian 1,034 9%
 Singles 4,498 39%
 Singles With Roommate 2,315 20%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,531 82%
 Households with Kids 2,144 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1311341231099612095808094103829399938994378626542
Female13212810292113869810183968810071999595106522801644
Total2632622252012092061931811631901911821641981881842009001,4271,186

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02906 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 02906 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02906 real estate data, the median home value of $375,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 02906. Rentals in 02906 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 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 02906 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,271 85.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 231 0.8%
 Other Institutional 13 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,711 13.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 161 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,676 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,520 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,479 50%
 Households Vacant 1,274 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 712 55.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1.4%
 For Sale Only 122 9.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 137 10.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 256 20.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 286 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,865 31%
 2 Bedroom 2,187 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,752 29%
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 $65,531 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02906 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. Residents in ZIP code 02906 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 02906 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02906 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 9,638 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,445 37%
 No Earnings 6,511 25%
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 9,638 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,445 37%
 No Earnings 6,511 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,814 62.3%
 Public transportation 1,244 7.9%
 Taxicab 6 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,688 23.4%
 Worked at Home 1,008 6.4%
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 431 5%
 High School Graduate 1,467 17%
 Associate's degree 227 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,908 33%
 Master's degree 1,587 18%
 Professional school degree 973 11%
 Doctorate degree 1,170 13%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,337 41.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,736 53.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 172 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02906

ZIP Code 02906 is in the Providence School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02906.

Vartan Gregorian El. School
455 Wickenden St
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Providence School District
Martin Luther King El. School
35 Camp St
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Providence School District
Nathan Bishop Middle School
101 Sessions St
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Providence School District
Hope High School
324 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Providence School District
Hope Information Technology
324 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Providence School District
Hope Arts School
324 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Providence School District
Moses Brown School
250 Lloyd Ave
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Providence Hebrew Day School
450 Elmgrove Ave
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Wheeler School
216 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
School One
220 University Ave
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Montessori Childrens House
518 Lloyd Ave
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island
85 Taft Ave
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hamilton School at Wheeler
216 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Groden Center
86 Mount Hope Ave
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
French-American School of Rhode Island
75 John St
Providence, RI 02906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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