Zip Code 02842 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMiddletown
Zip Code StateRhode Island
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Newport
Area Code401
Current Population:16095
Racial Majority:White 78.25%
Public School Racial Majority:White 72.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$64663
Average Adjusted Gross Income$74940
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time15.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range49 - 141 ft.
Area13 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.51694200, -71.27545100

Zip Code 02842 Description

Zip Code 02842 is located in the state of Rhode Island in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02842 is primarily located in Newport County. The official US Postal Service name for 02842 is MIDDLETOWN, Rhode Island. Portions of zip code 02842 are contained within or border the city limits of Newport East, RI, Melville, RI, and Newport, RI. The area code for zip code 02842 is 401. 02842 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Rhode Island.

The current unemployment level in 02842 is 4.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02842 decreased to 16095 from 17284 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02842 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02842 public schools is White. 28.4% of students in 02842 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12556 78.25% 13622 -8%
 Black Or African American 933 5.81% 673 +39%
 Hispanic 1042 6.49% 761 +37%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.16% 38 -34%
 Asian 647 4.03% 472 +37%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.17% 19 +47%
 Other Race 68 1% 68 +137%
 Two Or More Races 442 4.07% 442 +48%

Zip Code 02842 Race/Ethnicity

 White 72.6%
 Black Or African American 5.9%
 Hispanic 10.4%
 Asian 4.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 6.3%

Zip Code 02842 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1609517284
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households6727
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$64663
Income Under $50K Per Year36.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year25.90%
02842 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Rhode Island District 1David CicillineDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$694846
Average Real Estate Sale Price$622487
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59e - Narragansett/Bristol Lowland
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02842 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22233038485764645747372843
Avg Max Temp (°F)38394655657379787262524359
Avg Precip (In.)4.323.544.544.313.563.173.013.743.653.754.534.3346.44
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02842
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours