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ZIP Code 02908

Primary City:Providence, RI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Elmhurst
County: Providence County
Timezone: Eastern (9:26am)
Area code: 401 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.84, -71.44
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02908

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02908. 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 02908. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02908, 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
Acceptable:
N Providence, North Providence

Stats and Demographics for the 02908 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02908 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 02908 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 parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02908 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,467
Population Density 11,854 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,624
Median Home Value $185,000
Land Area 3.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,721
Median Household Income $42,640

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3271,2001,2061,8692,6531,4631,2791,1691,0969861,011766581400257209210235
Female1,2361,1171,1642,1592,8301,4921,3891,2431,0941,1101,095927635504328336370521
Total2,5632,3172,3704,0285,4832,9552,6682,4122,1902,0962,1061,6931,216904585545580756

Gender

 Male 17,917 48%
 Female 19,550 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,920 55.8%
 Black Or African American 6,229 16.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 468 1.2%
 Asian 1,537 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 47 0.1%
 Other Race 6,056 16.2%
 Two Or More Races 2,210 5.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner937221,0771,2431,047538495280
Renter1,0841,9931,4891,189707394197173
Total1,1772,7152,5662,4321,754932692453

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,962 31%
 Single Guardian 3,745 29%
 Singles 3,544 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,470 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,041 63%
 Households with Kids 4,680 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male275260270238252237252226233241244222257242243251263428684658
Female266245256230233235240204205236225239230234250315254537803856
Total5415055264684854724924304384774694614874764935665179651,4871,514

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02908 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 02908 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02908 real estate data, the median home value of $185,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02908 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02908 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02908 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,988 90.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 344 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,961 7.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 174 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,207 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,288 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,226 49%
 Households Vacant 1,903 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 855 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Sale Only 180 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 754 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 369 5%
 1 Bedroom 837 12%
 2 Bedroom 2,912 42%
 3+ Bedroom 2,822 41%
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 $42,640 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 02908 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 02908 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 02908 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 02908 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 10,164 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,203 34%
 No Earnings 9,330 31%
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 10,164 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,203 34%
 No Earnings 9,330 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,661 77.7%
 Public transportation 1,184 7.3%
 Taxicab 17 0.1%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,686 10.3%
 Worked at Home 734 4.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,172 23%
 High School Graduate 3,940 42%
 Associate's degree 532 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,544 17%
 Master's degree 782 8%
 Professional school degree 241 3%
 Doctorate degree 132 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,574 77.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 877 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 712 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02908

ZIP Code 02908 is in the R.I. School for the Deaf School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02908.

R.I. School for the Deaf
One Corliss Park
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: R.I. School for the Deaf School District
Paul Cuffee Charter School
459 Promenade St
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Paul Cuffee Charter School District
Times2 Academy
50 Fillmore St
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Providence School District
Harry Kizirian Elementary
60 Camden Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Providence School District
George J. West El. School
145 Beaufort St
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Providence School District
Nathanael Greene Middle School
721 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Providence School District
Robert F. Kennedy El. School
195 Nelson St
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Providence School District
Birch Vocational
434 Mt. Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Providence School District
Mount Pleasant High School
434 Mt. Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Providence School District
Blessed Sacrament School
240 Regent Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
La Salle Academy
612 Academy Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Augustine School
635 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Patrick Academy
244 Smith St
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
St Pius V School
49 Elmhurst Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mount Pleasant Academy
1246 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Henry Barnard School at Ri College
600 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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