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ZIP Code 02881

Primary City:Kingston, RI (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (6:57pm)
Area code: 401 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.48, -71.53
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 02881

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 02881. 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 02881. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 02881, 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:
Kingston, RI
Unacceptable:
Wakefield

Stats and Demographics for the 02881 ZIP Code

ZIP code 02881 is located in central 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 02881 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 02881 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,841
Population Density 2,169 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,177
Median Home Value $334,000
Land Area 3.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,087
Median Household Income $80,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 20


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57957136
5-99267159
10-146671137
15-191,4552,0623,517
20-241,0381,1392,177
25-29134108242
30-347663139
35-396474138
40-448576161
45-498290172
50-547274146
55-599188179
60-647977156
65-696166127
70-74384381
75-79392564
80-84164561
85 Plus222749

Gender

 Male 3,589 46%
 Female 4,252 54%
Gender

Race

 White 6,525 83.2%
 Black Or African American 416 5.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.5%
 Asian 480 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 176 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 195 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-243185188
25-3431128159
35-449658154
45-5413338171
55-6414738185
65-749723120
75-8469574
85 Plus28836

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 480 44%
 Single Guardian 115 11%
 Singles 290 27%
 Singles With Roommate 202 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 815 75%
 Households with Kids 272 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
112820
2181230
312921
4202040
514923
6211637
7151732
822931
9201636
1013922
11122032
12171128
13112132
14131023
15181836
1614620
1781826
186078721,479
198081,1481,956
204856691,154

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 02881 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 02881 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 02881 real estate data, the median home value of $334,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 02881 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 02881 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 02881 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,666 34.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 5,125 65.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 418 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 186 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 483 41%
 Households Vacant 90 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 54 60%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 8 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 12%
 1 Bedroom 163 41%
 2 Bedroom 77 19%
 3+ Bedroom 114 28%
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 $80,844 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 02881 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. 02881 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 02881 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 1,160 16%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,792 66%
 No Earnings 1,312 18%
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 1,160 16%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,792 66%
 No Earnings 1,312 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,407 71%
 Public transportation 100 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 787 23%
 Worked at Home 117 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 02881 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 33 4%
 High School Graduate 108 12%
 Associate's degree 50 6%
 Bachelor's degree 260 29%
 Master's degree 177 19%
 Professional school degree 67 7%
 Doctorate degree 213 23%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 445 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 83 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 02881

ZIP Code 02881 is in the The Compass School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 02881.

The Compass School
537 Old North Rd
Kingston, RI 02881
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Compass School District
Child Dev Center at University of Rhode Island
10 Lower College Rd
Kingston, RI 02881
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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