Zip Code 02861 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePawtucket
Zip Code StateRhode Island
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Providence
Area Code401
Current Population:26178
Racial Majority:White 73.32%
Public School Racial Majority:White 51%
Unemployment Rate:20.3%
Median Household Income$48703
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45400
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.4 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range72 - 95 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.87829971, -71.35414124

Zip Code 02861 Description

Zip Code 02861 is located in the state of Rhode Island in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02861 is primarily located in Providence County. The official US Postal Service name for 02861 is PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island. Portions of zip code 02861 are contained within or border the city limits of Pawtucket, RI, North Seekonk, MA, Attleboro, MA, and East Providence, RI. The area code for zip code 02861 is 401. 02861 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Rhode Island.

The current unemployment level in 02861 is 20.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 17.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02861 decreased to 26178 from 26624 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02861 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02861 public schools is White. 69.6% of students in 02861 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 19235 73.32% 20164 -5%
 Black Or African American 2111 8.05% 1312 +61%
 Hispanic 2914 11.11% 3210 -9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.11% 36 -19%
 Asian 349 1.33% 323 +8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 0.21% 13 +331%
 Other Race 456 3.52% 456 +102%
 Two Or More Races 664 2.35% 664 -7%

Zip Code 02861 Race/Ethnicity

 White 51%
 Black Or African American 12.3%
 Hispanic 28.7%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 6.1%

Zip Code 02861 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2617826624
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households10695
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
69.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$48703
Income Under $50K Per Year51.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.90%
02861 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Rhode Island District 1David CicillineDemocrat
Rhode Island District 4
Related Maps: Map of All Rhode Island Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$161309
Average Real Estate Sale Price$136351
Current Unemployment Level 20.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59e - Narragansett/Bristol Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02861 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)18202837475662615342332440
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394758697783817363524260
Avg Precip (In.)4.423.514.444.293.663.593.64.163.954.074.494.3148.48
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02861
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours