Zip Code 02837 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLittle Compton
Zip Code StateRhode Island
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Newport
Area Code401
Alternate Zip Code NamesL COMPTON
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesADAMSVILLE
Current Population:3492
Racial Majority:White 95.88%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.2%
Unemployment Rate:12.5%
Median Household Income$73067
Average Adjusted Gross Income$85800
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time30.5 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range36 - 112 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.50735855, -71.16297913

Zip Code 02837 Description

Zip Code 02837 is located in the state of Rhode Island in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02837 is primarily located in Newport County. The official US Postal Service name for 02837 is LITTLE COMPTON, Rhode Island. Portions of zip code 02837 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 02837 is 401. 02837 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Rhode Island.

The current unemployment level in 02837 is 12.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 17.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02837 decreased to 3492 from 3593 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02837 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02837 public schools is White. 15.4% of students in 02837 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3347 95.88% 3390 -1%
 Black Or African American 38 1.09% 21 +81%
 Hispanic 46 1.32% 33 +39%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 13 0.37% 14 -7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 4 0.49% 4 +325%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.86% 22 +36%

Zip Code 02837 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.2%
 Black Or African American 1.5%
 Hispanic 0.8%
 Asian 2.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 02837 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population34923593
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households1501
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$73067
Income Under $50K Per Year30.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year32.20%
02837 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Rhode Island District 1David CicillineDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$867806
Average Real Estate Sale Price$629026
Current Unemployment Level 12.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.4%
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2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59e - Narragansett/Bristol Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 02837 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22233038485763635646372743
Avg Max Temp (°F)38394655657479797262524359
Avg Precip (In.)4.363.564.564.333.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02837
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours