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




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 20,834
Zip code population in 2010: 20,371
Zip code population in 2000: 18,699

Houses and condos: 11,181
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,185
% of renters here:

26%
State:

38%
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: 557 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 2019:
This zip code:

1.3% ($5,165)
Rhode Island:

1.5% ($4,339)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,124 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,326 (1.3%)

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Males: 10,313  (49.5%)
Females: 10,521  (50.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 02879:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02879:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

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 (2019)
    • 18,84092.5%White
    • 3641.8%Two or more races
    • 3631.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2841.4%Asian
    • 2661.3%American Indian
    • 2191.1%Black
    • 320.2%Some other race
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 16,411
Rural population: 4,422

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $410,785
02879:

$410,785
Rhode Island:

$283,000



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in 02879 zip code as of July 01, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 02879 is 1,633 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.4 years
Rhode Island median age:

40.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 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 2019:
This zip code:

$93,364
Rhode Island:

$71,169
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:

42.0%
Rhode Island:

43.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.9%
Rhode Island:

44.2%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 630
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,922


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 97 (71 now married, 25 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,864 (1,539 now married, 2,328 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02879 with a mortgage: 4,263 (58 second mortgage, 823 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,063

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,171
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $852

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.7%
Whole state:

10.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
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)
  • 3432014 or later
  • 2242010 to 2013
  • 1,3302000 to 2009
  • 1,5001990 to 1999
  • 1,5681980 to 1989
  • 1,5331970 to 1979
  • 1,0461960 to 1969
  • 1,1001950 to 1959
  • 7731940 to 1949
  • 1,6871939 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)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1611 bedroom
  • 1,4072 bedrooms
  • 3,0293 bedrooms
  • 1,5564 bedrooms
  • 1765+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (02879)
  • 143no bedroom
  • 7471 bedroom
  • 5782 bedrooms
  • 4963 bedrooms
  • 1494 bedrooms
  • 795+ 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
  • 35no vehicle
  • 1,5521 vehicle
  • 3,0432 vehicles
  • 1,1783 vehicles
  • 4044 vehicles
  • 1205+ 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
  • 240no vehicle
  • 1,0161 vehicle
  • 6342 vehicles
  • 2113 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 425+ vehicles

  • Zip code 02879 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 02879 household income distribution in 2019
  • 228Less than $10,000
  • 276$10,000 to $14,999
  • 154$15,000 to $19,999
  • 370$20,000 to $24,999
  • 184$25,000 to $29,999
  • 301$30,000 to $34,999
  • 327$35,000 to $39,999
  • 278$40,000 to $44,999
  • 172$45,000 to $49,999
  • 423$50,000 to $59,999
  • 776$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,032$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,020$100,000 to $124,999
  • 906$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,284$150,000 to $199,999
  • 920$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 02879

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 02879
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 22$90,000 to $99,999
  • 46$100,000 to $124,999
  • 73$125,000 to $149,999
  • 51$150,000 to $174,999
  • 101$175,000 to $199,999
  • 734$200,000 to $249,999
  • 661$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,171$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,478$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,025$500,000 to $749,999
  • 230$750,000 to $999,999
  • 121$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 37$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 66$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 02879

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 02879
  • 33Less than $100
  • 24$100 to $149
  • 8$150 to $199
  • 49$200 to $249
  • 44$250 to $299
  • 52$300 to $349
  • 13$350 to $399
  • 45$400 to $449
  • 19$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 63$600 to $649
  • 55$650 to $699
  • 10$700 to $749
  • 23$750 to $799
  • 238$800 to $899
  • 137$900 to $999
  • 352$1,000 to $1,249
  • 231$1,250 to $1,499
  • 458$1,500 to $1,999
  • 46$2,000 to $2,499
  • 68$2,500 to $2,999
  • 8$3,000 to $3,499
  • 78$3,500 or more
  • 169No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,286.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $1,461,236.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $414,465
  • Black or African American householders: $337,413
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $304,039
  • Asian householders: $432,624
  • Some other race householders: $398,760
  • Two or more races householders: $295,941
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $385,264

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $410,785
02879:

$410,785
Rhode Island:

$283,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $320,778 - $509,847

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $440,972
Here:

$440,972
State:

$334,120

Townhouses or other attached units: $435,259
Here:

$435,259
State:

$249,198

In 2-unit structures: $291,227
Here:

$291,227
State:

$221,985

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,250,153
Here:

$1,250,153
State:

$209,010

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $350,992
Here:

$350,992
State:

$213,951

Mobile homes: $212,072
Here:

$212,072
State:

$94,586

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $257,987
Here:

$257,987
State:

$133,861
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: 8,686
  • One, attached: 337
  • Two: 282
  • 3 or 4: 224
  • 5 to 9: 345
  • 10 to 19: 275
  • 20 to 49: 181
  • 50 or more: 388
  • Mobile homes: 419
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Unemployment: 5.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02879

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02879
  • 79.1%8,457Drove a car alone
  • 9.0%968Carpooled
  • 1.3%140Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%13Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.3%35Subway or elevated
  • 0.1%15Bicycle
  • 1.8%195Walked
  • 1.1%118Other means
  • 7.1%762Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02879

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02879
  • 341Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,3275 to 9 minutes
  • 1,76810 to 14 minutes
  • 96815 to 19 minutes
  • 90020 to 24 minutes
  • 34925 to 29 minutes
  • 1,45830 to 34 minutes
  • 67735 to 39 minutes
  • 36140 to 44 minutes
  • 90745 to 59 minutes
  • 52160 to 89 minutes
  • 36890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 65.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,834
  • Male householders: 3,997 (836 living alone), Female householders: 4,524 (1,403 living alone)
  • 4,409 spouses (4,330 opposite-sex spouses), 555 unmarried partners, (503 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,371 children (4,981 natural, 262 adopted, 131 stepchildren), 520 grandchildren, 151 brothers or sisters, 187 parents, 0 foster children, 134 other relatives, 793 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 202 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,067 2-persons, 1,106 3-persons, 804 4-persons, 545 5-persons, 138 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,241 1-person, 495 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 48 5-persons

2,325 married couples with children.
774 single-parent households (241 men, 533 women).

94.7% of residents of 02879 zip code speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% very well, 15% well, 10% not well, 9% not at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% very well, 2% well, 6% not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 933 (4.5%)
(57.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.5%
Whole state:

13.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 17%Brazil
  • 14%Bangladesh
  • 9%Sweden
  • 5%Japan
  • 4%Poland
  • 4%England
  • 4%Moldova
Most common first ancestries reported in 02879
  • 14%Irish
  • 11%Italian
  • 11%English
  • 8%American
  • 5%European
  • 4%Polish
  • 4%French Canadian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3982010 or later
  • 672000 to 2009
  • 1191990 to 1999
  • 499Before 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: 2.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 47.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.8%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 0.5%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: 11,951
  • Northeast: 5,647
  • Midwest: 738
  • South: 928
  • West: 480

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.

92% of the 02879 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% 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): 143
Here:

8.5%
Rhode Island:

10.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 198
Here:

21.4%
Rhode Island:

10.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 212
Here:

24.4%
Rhode Island:

42.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 97,742Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 93,557Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 89,683Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 85,466Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 83,613Management occupations
  • 74,326Business and financial operations 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

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 38. The highest number of fire incidents - 139 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 02879 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.7%), and Outside Fires (24.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 02879
    • 25856.7%Structure Fires
    • 11024.2%Outside Fires
    • 5411.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 337.3%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 02879, Rhode Island

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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