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ZIP Code 02837

Primary City:Little Compton, RI (View All Cities)
County: Newport County
Timezone: Eastern (1:30pm)
Area code: 401 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.51, -71.16
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02837. 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 02837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02837, 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:
Little Compton, RI
Acceptable:
L Compton
Unacceptable:
Adamsville

Stats and Demographics for the 02837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02837 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 02837 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02837 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,492
Population Density 170 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,367
Median Home Value $550,300
Land Area 20.52 sq mi
Water Area 4.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,501
Median Household Income $85,852

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56156117
5-910896204
10-1497110207
15-1910087187
20-246748115
25-295645101
30-345858116
35-397588163
40-44115138253
45-49141129270
50-54142161303
55-59165177342
60-64155165320
65-69135148283
70-748487171
75-798178159
80-84435699
85 Plus275582

Gender

 Male 1,710 49%
 Female 1,782 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,415 97.8%
 Black Or African American 21 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 14 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.2%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2411415
25-34284371
35-4415742199
45-5425465319
55-6433543378
65-7425619275
75-8416514179
85 Plus58765

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 896 60%
 Single Guardian 132 9%
 Singles 406 27%
 Singles With Roommate 67 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,156 77%
 Households with Kids 345 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
113922
2101727
314721
4151328
5182442
6111829
7272148
8271744
9251641
10193049
11282250
12142438
13231538
14131932
15221739
16291645
17152742
18171532
19171229
2018725

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02837 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02837 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02837 real estate data, the median home value of $550,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 02837 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,492 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 743 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 511 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 247 10%
 Households Vacant 866 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 3.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Sale Only 36 4.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 752 86.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 4.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 2%
 1 Bedroom 65 21%
 2 Bedroom 144 47%
 3+ Bedroom 93 30%
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 $85,852 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 02837 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 02837. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,076 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 832 28%
 No Earnings 1,022 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 1,076 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 832 28%
 No Earnings 1,022 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,306 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 7%
 Worked at Home 230 14%
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 80 6%
 High School Graduate 514 40%
 Associate's degree 158 12%
 Bachelor's degree 249 19%
 Master's degree 222 17%
 Professional school degree 55 4%
 Doctorate degree 13 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 411 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 103 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02837

ZIP Code 02837 is in the Little Compton School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02837.

Wilbur and Mcmahon Schools
28 Commons
Little Compton, RI 02837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Little Compton School District

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