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02908 Zip Code (Providence, RI) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 37,856
Zip code population in 2010: 37,467
Zip code population in 2000: 38,552

Houses and condos: 15,159
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,109
% of renters here:

58%
State:

39%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 02908: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 11,977 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 02908
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.6% ($3,093)
Rhode Island:

1.6% ($4,173)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,233 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,841 (1.5%)

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Males: 17,642  (46.6%)
Females: 20,214  (53.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 02908:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 02908:

  • Never married: 52.2%
  • Now married: 33.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

Zip code 02908 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Races in zip code 02908 (2017)
    • 16,39642.5%White
    • 12,54632.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,26613.7%Black
    • 1,4933.9%Asian
    • 1,1352.9%Two or more races
    • 3721.0%Some other race
    • 2450.6%American Indian
    • 140.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $196,683
02908:

$196,683
Rhode Island:

$257,800



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 88 registered sex offenders living in 02908 zip code as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 02908 is 429 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.2 years
Rhode Island median age:

39.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Rhode Island:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 02908, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $35,165 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,165
State:

$60,628

Salary/wage: $32,843 (reported on 87.0% of returns)
Here:

$32,843
State:

$50,029
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.5% for AGIs below $25k, 87.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 65.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $893 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$893
Rhode Island:

$1,640
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,614 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,614
State:

$6,396
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,082 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,082
State:

+$15,680
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,682 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$10,682
State:

+$15,678
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,978 (reported on 4.6% of returns)
02908:

$9,978
Rhode Island:

$14,081
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $12,425 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
02908:

$12,425
Rhode Island:

$18,642

Total itemized deductions: $18,561 (25% of AGI, reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

$18,561
State:

$24,445

Here:

24.6% of AGI
State:

20.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 7.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,439 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,439
State:

$2,961
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,706 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
02908:

$6,706
State:

$11,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,558 (reported on 30.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,558
State:

$2,170
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 64.8%
Here:

65%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 65.6% for AGIs below $25k, 63.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 70.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 02908, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,427 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,427
State:

$51,090

Salary/wage: $30,585 (reported on 88.3% of returns)
Here:

$30,585
State:

$43,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 90.5% for AGIs below $10k, 85.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,257 (reported on 34.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,257
Rhode Island:

$1,567
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,912 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,912
State:

$3,896
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,036 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,036
State:

+$15,829
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,189 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$10,189
State:

+$15,557
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,806 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
02908:

$2,806
Rhode Island:

$3,092
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,771 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$12,771
Rhode Island:

$14,597
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,979 (25% of AGI, reported on 24.1% of returns)
Here:

$15,979
State:

$20,228

Here:

24.6% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,087 (3% of AGI, reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,087
State:

$2,620

Here:

3.1% of AGI
State:

2.6% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,277 (reported on 67.4% of returns)
02908:

$4,277
State:

$8,437
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,883 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,883
State:

$1,659

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.3%
Here:

68%
State:

63%
(% for various income ranges: 66.6% for AGIs below $10k, 73.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$47,139
Rhode Island:

$63,870
Providence, RI (02908) map Nearest zip codes: 02904, 02909, 02903, 02912, 02911, 02907.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.0%
Rhode Island:

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

8.0%
Rhode Island:

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

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,150
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,027


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 544 (205 now married, 332 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 10,875 (3,102 now married, 7,825 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 02908 with a mortgage: 3,804 (243 second mortgage, 275 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,394

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,578
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $604

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

20.6%
Whole state:

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

11.0%
Whole state:

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

5.8
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 02908: College Hill (A), Mount Pleasant Branch Providence Public Library (B), Phillips Memorial Library (C), Foundry Office Complex (D), Department of Veterans Affairs Health Sciences Library (E), Universal Ambulance Service (F), Providence Fire Department Admiral Street Station (G), Providence Fire Department Mount Pleasant Avenue Station (H), Growing Children of Providence Day Care Center (I), Dominic Hall (J), Capitol Hill Center (K), Wanskuck Branch Providence Public Library (L), Smith Hill Branch Providence Public Library (M), Saint Vincent Home (N), Roger Williams Hospital Health Sciences Library (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Branch Avenue Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 02908 include: Our Lady of Lourdes Church Complex (A), Alpha and Omega Deaf Church (B), United Presbyterian Church (C), Victory Assembly of God Church (D), Assembly of Pentecost Church (E), House of Faith Church (F), Trumpet of Faith Pentecostal Church (G), Blessed Sacrament Rectory (H), Gosepel Tabernacle Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 02908 include: Oakland Avenue Historic District (1), College Hill Historic District (2), Heatherman Memorial Park (3), O Brian Memorial Park (4), Davis Park (5), Pekin Street Historic District (6), Hopkins Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Timtrex International Passport (56 Veazie Street).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1202014 or later
  • 742010 to 2013
  • 5192000 to 2009
  • 5841990 to 1999
  • 6261980 to 1989
  • 9581970 to 1979
  • 6741960 to 1969
  • 1,8381950 to 1959
  • 1,2881940 to 1949
  • 8,3051939 or earlier

Zip code 02908 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Providence, RI (02908)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Providence, RI (02908)
  • 9no bedroom
  • 2011 bedroom
  • 1,5542 bedrooms
  • 2,3933 bedrooms
  • 7714 bedrooms
  • 2555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Providence, RI (02908)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Providence, RI (02908)
  • 265no bedroom
  • 1,0201 bedroom
  • 2,9082 bedrooms
  • 2,6253 bedrooms
  • 2344 bedrooms
  • 515+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Providence, RI (02908) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Providence, RI (02908) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 260no vehicle
  • 1,8501 vehicle
  • 2,1902 vehicles
  • 7303 vehicles
  • 1074 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Providence, RI (02908) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Providence, RI (02908) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,323no vehicle
  • 3,0161 vehicle
  • 2,2622 vehicles
  • 4293 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

  • Zip code 02908 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 02908 household income distribution in 2017
  • 1,176Less than $10,000
  • 633$10,000 to $14,999
  • 727$15,000 to $19,999
  • 662$20,000 to $24,999
  • 795$25,000 to $29,999
  • 729$30,000 to $34,999
  • 539$35,000 to $39,999
  • 633$40,000 to $44,999
  • 315$45,000 to $49,999
  • 958$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,287$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,461$75,000 to $99,999
  • 785$100,000 to $124,999
  • 448$125,000 to $149,999
  • 752$150,000 to $199,999
  • 292$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02908

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 02908
  • 48Less than $10,000
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 34$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$40,000 to $49,999
  • 77$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $69,999
  • 85$70,000 to $79,999
  • 58$80,000 to $89,999
  • 102$90,000 to $99,999
  • 446$100,000 to $124,999
  • 614$125,000 to $149,999
  • 821$150,000 to $174,999
  • 685$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,101$200,000 to $249,999
  • 473$250,000 to $299,999
  • 335$300,000 to $399,999
  • 26$400,000 to $499,999
  • 40$500,000 to $749,999
  • 34$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 3$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02908

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 02908
  • 71Less than $100
  • 106$100 to $149
  • 48$150 to $199
  • 255$200 to $249
  • 96$250 to $299
  • 135$300 to $349
  • 46$350 to $399
  • 80$400 to $449
  • 145$450 to $499
  • 217$500 to $549
  • 154$550 to $599
  • 287$600 to $649
  • 474$650 to $699
  • 781$700 to $749
  • 579$750 to $799
  • 1,075$800 to $899
  • 824$900 to $999
  • 697$1,000 to $1,249
  • 320$1,250 to $1,499
  • 301$1,500 to $1,999
  • 67$2,000 to $2,499
  • 35$2,500 to $2,999
  • 84$3,000 to $3,499
  • 117No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $990.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $248,163.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $195,896
  • Black or African American householders: $170,721
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $319,610
  • Asian householders: $176,228
  • Some other race householders: $174,261
  • Two or more races householders: $241,133
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $183,898

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $196,683
02908:

$196,683
Rhode Island:

$257,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $150,034 - $250,120

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $199,520
Here:

$199,520
State:

$310,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $149,617
Here:

$149,617
State:

$277,819

In 2-unit structures: $210,124
Here:

$210,124
State:

$195,614

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $250,881
Here:

$250,881
State:

$198,330

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $167,979
Here:

$167,979
State:

$217,619
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 02908
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,608
  • One, attached: 427
  • Two: 3,861
  • 3 or 4: 4,336
  • 5 to 9: 529
  • 10 to 19: 370
  • 20 to 49: 163
  • 50 or more: 712
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 57

Unemployment: 6.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02908

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 02908
  • 69.2%11,564Drove a car alone
  • 11.1%1,851Carpooled
  • 4.7%781Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%21Subway or elevated
  • 1.1%185Railroad
  • 0.1%16Ferryboat
  • 0.1%14Taxi
  • 0.2%33Motorcycle
  • 0.5%78Bicycle
  • 6.7%1,113Walked
  • 0.7%124Other means
  • 5.2%866Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02908

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 02908
  • 552Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,3645 to 9 minutes
  • 2,65010 to 14 minutes
  • 3,92015 to 19 minutes
  • 2,37920 to 24 minutes
  • 69725 to 29 minutes
  • 1,36730 to 34 minutes
  • 17935 to 39 minutes
  • 39340 to 44 minutes
  • 1,10045 to 59 minutes
  • 69760 to 89 minutes
  • 54590 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 02908:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,537
  • In family households: 27,797 (3,134 male householders, 4,549 female householders)
    4,117 spouses, 11,812 children (11,259 natural, 297 adopted, 258 stepchildren), 667 grandchildren, 562 brothers or sisters, 1,005 parents, 904 other relatives, 935 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,752 (2,308 male householders (1,636 living alone)), 2,353 female householders (1,764 living alone)), 2,102 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,283 (248 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,697 2-persons, 2,046 3-persons, 1,570 4-persons, 863 5-persons, 258 6-persons, 225 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,399 1-person, 961 2-persons, 242 3-persons, 51 4-persons, 7 5-persons

3,897 married couples with children.
3,939 single-parent households (638 men, 3,301 women).

56.7% of residents of 02908 zip code speak English at home.
33.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% very well, 17% well, 12% not well, 7% not at all).
6.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% very well, 16% well, 2% not well, 4% not at all).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% very well, 27% well, 8% not well, 8% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (91% very well, 9% well).

Foreign born population: 9,063 (23.9%)
(50.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

23.9%
Whole state:

13.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 33%Dominica
  • 17%El Salvador
  • 5%Costa Rica
  • 4%Grenada
  • 3%Argentina
  • 3%Haiti
  • 2%Ghana
Most common first ancestries reported in 02908
  • 7%Italian
  • 6%Irish
  • 2%African
  • 2%Haitian
  • 2%Portuguese
  • 2%Cape Verdean
  • 1%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,6132010 or later
  • 3,1932000 to 2009
  • 2,7881990 to 1999
  • 2,985Before 1990

Zip code 02908 topographic map

There are 132 Internal Medicine Specialists 457 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 02908.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DREW EASTON CO., INC. (125 WHIPPLE STREET in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2005-1024, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2005-1024, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: COSTUME JEWELRY AND COSTUME NOVELTIES, EXCEPT PRECIOUS METAL
    Organizations: DREW EASTON MFG CO INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , UNION INDUSTRIES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: DREW EASTON MFG CO INC
  • MICROFIN CORPORATION (555 VALLEY STREET in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-1999-0037, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING; COATING, ENGRAVING, AND ALLIED SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING.
    Organizations: A T WALL CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • EASTERN BUTCHER BLOCK (25 EAGLE STREET in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EXCEPT UPHOLSTERED
    Business NAICS classification: NONUPHOLSTERED WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: JOEL SCANLON (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GEORGE J. WEST SCHOOL (145 BEAUFORT STREET in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-28135
    Organizations: PROVIDENCE SCH DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CAPITAL EXXON (201 SMITH STREET in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: TEXACO CO (CONTACT/OWNER) , ELIAS GIANNAKOPOULOS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BRANCH SERVICE STA, CAPITAL TEXACO, TEXACO STA CAPITAL TEXACO
  • PAUL CUFFEE CHARTER SCHOOL (459 PROMENADE STREET in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-28602
  • NATHANAEL GREENE MIDDLE (721 CHALKSTONE AVENUE in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-28145
    Organizations: PROVIDENCE SCH DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MOUNT PLEASANT HIGH (434 MOUNT PLEASANT AVENUE in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-28150
    Organizations: PROVIDENCE SCH DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HARRY KIZIRIAN ELEMENTARY (60 CAMDEN AVENUE in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-28161
    Organizations: PROVIDENCE SCH DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • HARRY'S SVC STA (175 DOUGLAS AVE in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-HQ-2001-0528, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
  • LANCASHIRE STREET DISPOSAL AREA (27 TO 86 LANCASHIRE STREET in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database) - ICIS-01-2004-0007, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • ELI METAL PRODUCTS (91 HARTFORD AVE in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: METAL STAMPINGS; FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS
    Organizations: OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • EXSIL INC (15 CLARKSON ST. in PROVIDENCE, RI)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SEMICONDUCTORS AND RELATED DEVICES; MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES
    Business NAICS classification: SEMICONDUCTOR AND RELATED DEVICE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: ASP REALTY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMERICAN SILICON PRODS. INC.

Zip code 02908 marital status for males
Zip code 02908 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 72.5%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 35,933. Population change in the 1990s: +2,619 (+7.3%).

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

  • This state: 17,181
  • Northeast: 7,777
  • Midwest: 711
  • South: 1,022
  • West: 471

53% of the 02908 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Rhode Island.

88% of the 02908 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% 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, 8% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Providence, RI (02908)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 507
Here:

12.2%
Rhode Island:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 306
Here:

17.7%
Rhode Island:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,440
Here:

63.9%
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 ($)
  • 81,686Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 75,130Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 69,458Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 64,263Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 61,705Legal occupations
  • 59,587Architecture and engineering occupations

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

  • PROVIDENCE EMERGENCY MANAGEMEN (200 CHAD BROWN STREET) : $880,000 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    $400,000 with Office of Assistant Secretary for Health except national centers (disused code) for Other Medical Services. Signed on 2002-05-15. Completion date: 2003-11-15.
    $280,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-15. Completion date: 2005-11-15.
    $200,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-15. Completion date: 2004-09-15.
    $0 with Federal Emergency Management Agency for Other Medical Services. Signed on 2004-10-26. Completion date: 2005-12-19.
  • ADAMS RESOURCES MARKETING, LTD (235 PROMENADE ST , SUITE 4; small business) : $310,000 in 2 contracts in 2003
    $200,000 with Army for Fueling and Other Petroleum Services - Excluding Storage. Taking place in MA. Signed on 2003-01-13. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $110,000 with Army for Gases: Compressed and Liquefied. Taking place in MA. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (600 MOUNT PLEASANT AVE) : $171,596 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Educational Services, Guard Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $115; 2003: $6,406; 2004: $85,000; 2005: $80,075; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $85,000 with Army for Educational Services. Signed on 2004-04-06. Completion date: 2004-04-06.
    $80,075, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-15. Completion date: 2005-08-15.
    $6,406, same as above. Signed on 2003-05-30. Completion date: 2003-05-30.
    $300 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Signed on 2002-05-15. Completion date: 2002-06-04.
  • EDWIN H BENZ COMPANY INCORPOR (73 MAPLEHURST AVENUE; small business) : $135,801 in 3 contracts in 2001
    $68,506 with Army for Physical Properties Testing and Inspection. Signed on 2001-02-15. Completion date: 2001-04-02.
    $41,000 with Bureau of Land Management for Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery. Signed on 2001-09-15. Completion date: 2001-11-15.
    $26,295 with Army for Liquid and Gas Flow, Liquid Level, and Mechanical Motion Measuring Instruments. Signed on 2001-04-17. Completion date: 2001-06-08.
  • NORTHEAST ENVIRONMENTAL TESTIN (472 SMITH STREET; small business) : $26,398 in 4 contracts from 2001 to 2005
    $7,490 with Army for Other Environmental Services, Studies, and Analytical Support. Signed on 2001-11-01. Completion date: 2002-10-31.
    $6,600 with Army for Water Pollution -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 2003-12-20. Completion date: 2004-12-19.
    $6,240 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2004-12-30. Completion date: 2005-01-03.
    $6,068 with Army for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2005-12-09. Completion date: 2005-12-01.
  • USA ENVIRONMENTAL INC (59 MESSINA ST; small business)
    $7,250 with Air Force for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in MA. Signed on 2005-08-09. Completion date: 2006-08-29.
  • HARDING GLASS LLC (332 VALLEY STREET; small business) : $6,795 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $6,795 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2000-12-12. Completion date: 2000-11-11.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2000-12-12. Completion date: 2000-11-11.
  • PORTLAND TRANSMISSION COMPANY (290 SMITH ST; small business)
    $2,695 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment. Signed on 2005-05-03. Completion date: 2005-05-24.
  • THE ROBINSON GREEN BERETTA COR (50 HOLDEN STREET; small business)
    -$29,400 with Navy for Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing). Taking place in CT. Signed on 2003-10-23. Completion date: 2003-10-23.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 3, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Blood and Organ Banks (250-499: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers (250-499: 1)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (100-249: 1, 20-49: 5)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 5)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars (20-49: 5, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)

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:

  • 2,961 people in college/university student housing
  • 344 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 143 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 3,472 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 179 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 47 people in religious group quarters
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED259$145,755131$124,964451$159,63339$69,2452$393,360105$155,1130$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$143,4488$75,85940$159,75412$36,2700$09$116,3681$5,730
APPLICATIONS DENIED88$129,08534$104,392306$184,27356$59,1871$500,00070$135,3740$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN43$129,53513$78,522115$166,53111$57,8720$018$137,6030$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$218,81519$153,09130$168,2170$00$08$144,2990$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$141,29713$195,433
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$165,57811$192,324
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$161,5775$161,992
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$141,0800$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02908
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 02908 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 02908 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary58781.3 years
John46774.0 years
Joseph38274.9 years
William25474.1 years
Anna22982.0 years
James22673.1 years
Margaret18680.1 years
Thomas15774.4 years
Helen15578.8 years
Rose14781.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 02908 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5375.8 years
Sullivan3880.0 years
Martin3873.3 years
Brown3472.5 years
Ricci3380.3 years
Murphy3275.5 years
Obrien3173.6 years
Walsh2776.9 years
Kelly2677.5 years
Johnson2671.5 years
Businesses in zip code 02908
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza1
ALDI1Papa John's Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Popeyes1
Ashley Furniture1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Stop & Shop1
CVS1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts5True Value1
FedEx4U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS3
IHOP1Walgreens2
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