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02879 Zip Code (Wakefield-Peacedale, RI) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 21,040
Zip code population in 2010: 20,371
Zip code population in 2000: 18,699

Houses and condos: 11,242
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,222
% of renters here:

26%
State:

39%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 02879: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 37.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 563 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 02879
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.3% ($4,875)
Rhode Island:

1.6% ($4,173)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,849 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,904 (1.3%)

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Males: 10,419  (49.5%)
Females: 10,620  (50.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 02879:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02879:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

Zip code 02879 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 02879 (2017)
    • 18,840100.8%White
    • 3641.9%Two or more races
    • 3631.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2841.5%Asian
    • 2661.4%American Indian
    • 2191.2%Black
    • 320.2%Some other race
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 16,574
Rural population: 4,465

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $386,170
02879:

$386,170
Rhode Island:

$257,800



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in 02879 zip code as of December 12, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 02879 is 2,359 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

47.6 years
Rhode Island median age:

39.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Rhode Island:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02879, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $78,028 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$78,028
State:

$60,628

Salary/wage: $61,058 (reported on 79.4% of returns)
Here:

$61,058
State:

$50,029
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.5% for AGIs below $25k, 65.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 48.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,150 (reported on 46.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,150
Rhode Island:

$1,640
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,858 (reported on 33.8% of returns)
Here:

$7,858
State:

$6,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$15,447 (reported on 26.3% of returns)
Here:

+$15,447
State:

+$15,680
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$20,890 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

+$20,890
State:

+$15,678
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,750 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
02879:

$15,750
Rhode Island:

$14,081
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $18,053 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
02879:

$18,053
Rhode Island:

$18,642
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $28,676 (21% of AGI, reported on 46.6% of returns)
Here:

$28,676
State:

$24,445

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

20.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.1% for AGIs below $25k, 15.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 17.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,458 (reported on 40.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,458
State:

$2,961
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $13,005 (reported on 46.5% of returns)
02879:

$13,005
State:

$11,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,865 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,865
State:

$2,170
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.4%
Here:

56%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 47.0% for AGIs below $25k, 55.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02879, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $65,090 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$65,090
State:

$51,090

Salary/wage: $53,213 (reported on 81.9% of returns)
Here:

$53,213
State:

$43,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 119.3% for AGIs below $10k, 64.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,718 (reported on 61.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,718
Rhode Island:

$1,567
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $7,647 (reported on 38.2% of returns)
Here:

$7,647
State:

$3,896
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$11,250 (reported on 29.5% of returns)
Here:

+$11,250
State:

+$15,829
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$19,969 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

+$19,969
State:

+$15,557
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $10k, 8.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,363 (reported on 3.9% of returns)
02879:

$3,363
Rhode Island:

$3,092
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,111 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,111
Rhode Island:

$14,597
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $22,266 (21% of AGI, reported on 49.8% of returns)
Here:

$22,266
State:

$20,228

Here:

20.6% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.9% for AGIs below $10k, 18.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 18.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 19.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,792 (2% of AGI, reported on 45.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,792
State:

$2,620

Here:

2.5% of AGI
State:

2.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $10,830 (reported on 80.3% of returns)
02879:

$10,830
State:

$8,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,378 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,378
State:

$1,659

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.5%
Here:

58%
State:

63%
(% for various income ranges: 43.3% for AGIs below $10k, 54.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$83,240
Rhode Island:

$63,870
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879) map Nearest zip codes: 02881, 02882, 02892, 02836, 02874, 02875.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.5%
Rhode Island:

45.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.9%
Rhode Island:

5.9%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 650
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,803


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 153 (90 now married, 62 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,906 (1,666 now married, 2,239 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02879 with a mortgage: 4,135 (108 second mortgage, 737 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,059

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,109
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $763

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

7.5%
Whole state:

11.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

4.4%
Whole state:

7.4%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 02879: Cards Camp (A), Saint Savios Boys Center (B), Peace Dale Museum of Primitive Culture and Nineteenth Century Mill Village (C), Perryville State Trout Hatchery (D), Camp Hoffman (E), Camp Fuller (F), Browning Beach (G), Moonstone Beach (H), Green Hill Beach (I), Camp Saugatucket (J), Bedrock Farm (K), Deep Hole Public Fishing Area (L), Carpenters Grist Mill (M), Theater by the Sea (N), South Kingston Town Hall (O), South Kingstown Public Library (P), Robert Beverly Hale Memorial Library (Q), South Kingstown Emergency Medical Services (R), Wakefield Fire Department (S), Tuckertown Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Colonial Shopping Center (1), Belmont Shoppers Park Shopping Center (2), The Wakefield Mall Shopping Center (3), Dale Carlia Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 02879 include: Wakefield Baptist Church (A), Perryville Baptist Church (B), Curtis Corner Baptist Church (C), Peace Dale Congregational Church (D), First Church of the Nazarene (E), New Life Assembly Church (F), South County Church of Christ (G), Saint Francis Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Tower Hill Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Card Ponds (A), Indian Lake (B), Saugatucket Pond (C), Silver Lake (D), Green Hill Pond (E), Factory Pond (F), Trustom Pond (G), Mill Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Saugatucket River (A), Indian Run (B), White Horn Brook (C), Genesee Brook (D), Browns Brook (E), Alewife Brook (F), Smelt Brook (G), Fresh Meadow Brook (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 02879 include: Succotash Marsh State Management Area (1), South Shore Management Area (2), Peace Dale Historic District (3), Old Mountain Field (4), Truston Pond National Wildlife Refuge (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Beaches: Roy Carpenters Beach (A), A B Carpenters Beach (B), Matunuck Beach (C), Willow Dell Beach (D), East Matunuck State Beach (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Museum of Primitive Culture (1058 Kingstown Road Unit 5) (1), South Kingstown Town - Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1057 Kingstown Road) (2), South Kingstown Town - Libraries- Hale Robert Beverly Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 283 Post Road) (3), South County Tourism Council Inc (Tower Hill Road) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2962014 or later
  • 2892010 to 2013
  • 1,4052000 to 2009
  • 1,4701990 to 1999
  • 1,5101980 to 1989
  • 1,6211970 to 1979
  • 8521960 to 1969
  • 1,2221950 to 1959
  • 7191940 to 1949
  • 1,8681939 or earlier

Zip code 02879 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879)
  • 8no bedroom
  • 2121 bedroom
  • 1,3982 bedrooms
  • 2,9073 bedrooms
  • 1,4514 bedrooms
  • 2075+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879)
  • 194no bedroom
  • 8581 bedroom
  • 5822 bedrooms
  • 4063 bedrooms
  • 1044 bedrooms
  • 815+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 65no vehicle
  • 1,4171 vehicle
  • 3,0912 vehicles
  • 1,1083 vehicles
  • 3894 vehicles
  • 1345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 373no vehicle
  • 1,0031 vehicle
  • 5942 vehicles
  • 1143 vehicles
  • 934 vehicles
  • 575+ vehicles

  • Zip code 02879 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 02879 household income distribution in 2017
  • 343Less than $10,000
  • 249$10,000 to $14,999
  • 274$15,000 to $19,999
  • 394$20,000 to $24,999
  • 258$25,000 to $29,999
  • 286$30,000 to $34,999
  • 336$35,000 to $39,999
  • 336$40,000 to $44,999
  • 182$45,000 to $49,999
  • 438$50,000 to $59,999
  • 791$60,000 to $74,999
  • 912$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,115$100,000 to $124,999
  • 807$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,000$150,000 to $199,999
  • 814$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02879

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02879
  • 48Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 67$100,000 to $124,999
  • 47$125,000 to $149,999
  • 108$150,000 to $174,999
  • 163$175,000 to $199,999
  • 844$200,000 to $249,999
  • 928$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,122$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,036$400,000 to $499,999
  • 932$500,000 to $749,999
  • 263$750,000 to $999,999
  • 57$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 10$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 48$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02879

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02879
  • 21Less than $100
  • 12$100 to $149
  • 109$150 to $199
  • 32$200 to $249
  • 20$250 to $299
  • 93$300 to $349
  • 41$350 to $399
  • 78$400 to $449
  • 12$450 to $499
  • 55$500 to $549
  • 52$600 to $649
  • 42$650 to $699
  • 27$700 to $749
  • 41$750 to $799
  • 336$800 to $899
  • 127$900 to $999
  • 274$1,000 to $1,249
  • 244$1,250 to $1,499
  • 397$1,500 to $1,999
  • 53$2,000 to $2,499
  • 57$2,500 to $2,999
  • 30$3,000 to $3,499
  • 10$3,500 or more
  • 93No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,094.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $1,318,141.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $389,630
  • Black or African American householders: $317,194
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $285,820
  • Asian householders: $406,700
  • Some other race householders: $374,866
  • Two or more races householders: $278,208
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $362,178

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $386,170
02879:

$386,170
Rhode Island:

$257,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $291,077 - $494,103

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $416,716
Here:

$416,716
State:

$310,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $433,049
Here:

$433,049
State:

$277,819

In 2-unit structures: $393,490
Here:

$393,490
State:

$195,614

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $239,765
Here:

$239,765
State:

$198,330

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $338,747
Here:

$338,747
State:

$217,619

Mobile homes: $164,257
Here:

$164,257
State:

$62,376

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $83,095
Here:

$83,095
State:

$39,925
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 02879
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,751
  • One, attached: 379
  • Two: 244
  • 3 or 4: 248
  • 5 to 9: 347
  • 10 to 19: 280
  • 20 to 49: 139
  • 50 or more: 550
  • Mobile homes: 276
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 31

Unemployment: 5.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02879

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02879
  • 82.3%8,719Drove a car alone
  • 6.3%671Carpooled
  • 0.5%49Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%19Subway or elevated
  • 1.1%113Railroad
  • 0.1%11Taxi
  • 0.1%11Motorcycle
  • 1.9%203Walked
  • 1.0%103Other means
  • 6.8%722Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02879

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02879
  • 342Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,3985 to 9 minutes
  • 1,60510 to 14 minutes
  • 1,37215 to 19 minutes
  • 97920 to 24 minutes
  • 37325 to 29 minutes
  • 1,29830 to 34 minutes
  • 61435 to 39 minutes
  • 34840 to 44 minutes
  • 74645 to 59 minutes
  • 53360 to 89 minutes
  • 26990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 66.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,812
  • In family households: 16,966 (2,990 male householders, 2,535 female householders)
    4,425 spouses, 5,773 children (5,337 natural, 202 adopted, 235 stepchildren), 359 grandchildren, 123 brothers or sisters, 133 parents, 89 other relatives, 407 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,850 (1,221 male householders (788 living alone)), 1,673 female householders (1,519 living alone)), 956 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 231 (110 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,791 2-persons, 1,099 3-persons, 1,024 4-persons, 449 5-persons, 127 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,310 1-person, 464 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 19 4-persons, 50 5-persons, 10 6-persons

2,740 married couples with children.
749 single-parent households (162 men, 587 women).

94.4% of residents of 02879 zip code speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% very well, 10% well, 2% not well, 4% not at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% very well, 3% well, 2% not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% very well, 10% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (73% very well, 27% well).

Foreign born population: 887 (4.2%)
(53.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.2%
Whole state:

13.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 12%Scotland
  • 12%Brazil
  • 9%Greece
  • 6%El Salvador
  • 4%France
  • 4%Poland
  • 4%England
Most common first ancestries reported in 02879
  • 15%Irish
  • 14%Italian
  • 12%English
  • 6%American
  • 5%German
  • 4%European
  • 4%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2972010 or later
  • 1582000 to 2009
  • 1561990 to 1999
  • 435Before 1990

Zip code 02879 topographic map

There are 341 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 02879.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BAILEY PAUL FORD WAKEFIELD (220 OLD TOWER HILL ROAD in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-1996-0094, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: PAUL BAILEY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HAZARD SCHOOL (153 SCHOOL STREET in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-32104
    Organizations: SOUTH KINGSTOWN SCH DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MATUNUCK SCHOOL (310 MATUNUCK BEACH ROAD in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-32113
    Organizations: SOUTH KINGSTOWN SCH DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BROAD ROCK MIDDLE SCHOOL (351 BROAD ROCK ROAD in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-32114
    Organizations: SOUTH KINGSTOWN SCH DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • GULF OIL CORP #119951 (270 MAIN ST in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: GULF STA/NORTHRUPS SERVICE CENTER INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CUMBERLAND FARMS (CONTACT/OWNER) , NORTHRUPS SERVICE CTR INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: NORTHRUPS SERVICE CTR INC
  • CURTIS CORNER MIDDLE SCHOOL (301 CURTIS CORNER ROAD in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-32110
    Organizations: SOUTH KINGSTOWN SCH DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KINGSTON HILL ACADEMY (LILY PADS CENTER, BLDG. B in PEACE DALE, RI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-32601
    Organizations: KINGSTON HILL ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • A T & T COMMUNICATIONS (295 SHANNOCK RD in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • PITCHERS GARAGE (2196 POST RD in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: DAVID F SHERMAN (CONTACT/OWNER) , STUART A SHERMAN JR (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • OLSON ALLAN DR (343 MAIN ST in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ALLAN OLSON DMD (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • A T & T GREEN HILL CABLE STATION (OLD SHANNOCK ROAD in SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AT&T LL & INT'L REVENUE CARRIERS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • JACKSON & JERNICK PARTNERSHIP (162 MAIN ST in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: WASHINGTON TRUST COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • FITZGERALD JOSEPH (143 MAIN ST in WAKEFIELD, RI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: OFFICES OF PHYSICIANS, MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS.
    Organizations: FRITZGERALD JOHN (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 02879 marital status for males
Zip code 02879 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 48.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.7%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 13,422. Population change in the 1990s: +5,277 (+39.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,628
  • Northeast: 4,949
  • Midwest: 734
  • South: 1,185
  • West: 455

61% of the 02879 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Rhode Island.

90% of the 02879 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 135
Here:

7.5%
Rhode Island:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 166
Here:

16.7%
Rhode Island:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 186
Here:

17.6%
Rhode Island:

43.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 91,442Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 87,662Management occupations
  • 80,679Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 75,187Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 70,627Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 67,888Legal occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (WAKEFIELD, RI):

  • ATLANTEK, INC. (10 HIGH STREET, UNIT 8)
    $180,162 with Navy for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2000-09-18. Completion date: 2000-12-31.
  • SHELDON D PRATT (13 SHERMAN COURT; small business) : $35,230 in 15 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Other Special Studies and Analyses, Environmental Studies and Assessments, Animal and Fisheries Studies, Other Professional Services, and more by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $10,300; 2003: $5,310; 2004: $15,720; 2005: $3,900; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $6,840 with Army for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2004-02-04. Completion date: 2004-07-30.
    $6,840 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2004-02-04. Completion date: 2004-07-30.
    $4,600 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Environmental Studies and Assessments. Signed on 2002-06-24. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $3,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2003-03-13. Completion date: 2003-07-31.
  • david faust (37 EAST HILL WAY; small business)
    $28,000 with Offices, Boards and Divisions (includes Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, etc.) for Expert Witness. Taking place in DC. Signed on 2004-09-28. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
  • WITHAM ENGINEERING (946 A TUCKERTOWN RD; small business)
    $19,105 with Navy for Other Buildings. Taking place in PA. Signed on 2003-08-12. Completion date: 2003-10-26.
  • FAUCHER'S TAILORING (53 JOHNSON PL; small business) : $3,400 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $900 with Army for Laundry and DryCleaning Services. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $900, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $900, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-03. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $700, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-04. Completion date: 2005-09-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 3, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 7)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 2, 10-19: 8, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 9)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 4, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars (20-49: 3, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (100-249: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 168 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 108 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED98$257,590276$244,1831,444$228,15853$151,618294$258,39816$106,321
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$132,88016$293,67196$233,5166$45,97018$210,0946$131,828
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$200,14155$284,253357$284,10225$59,61470$281,3672$114,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$234,44639$279,303227$263,2794$283,03328$282,3780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$254,4426$277,78049$254,9612$280,4555$206,8460$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0512.00 , 0513.02, 0513.03, 0513.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$281,55226$283,3836$259,785
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$392,72012$258,9090$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$281,1111$307,8300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$251,1382$234,1750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0512.00 , 0513.02, 0513.03, 0513.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02879
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02879 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 02879 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11983.1 years
John11576.1 years
William11176.0 years
James8275.5 years
Joseph7077.8 years
George6680.4 years
Margaret6681.9 years
Helen6382.6 years
Robert6073.4 years
Dorothy5779.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 02879 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4778.4 years
Tucker2481.4 years
Johnson2282.9 years
Brown2078.9 years
Hazard1872.1 years
Wright1878.1 years
Holland1883.3 years
Greene1684.0 years
Stedman1679.9 years
Browning1579.8 years
Businesses in zip code 02879
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Panera Bread1
AutoZone1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Circle K2Sears1
Curves1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts2Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx5Starbucks1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS5
MasterBrand Cabinets4Volkswagen1
McDonald's1Wet Seal1
New Balance2YMCA1
Nike1
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