Zip Code 02871 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePortsmouth
Zip Code StateRhode Island
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Newport
Area Code401
Current Population:17171
Racial Majority:White 92.35%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$75684
Average Adjusted Gross Income$97900
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time22.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range43 - 138 ft.
Area18 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.58201600, -71.25736800

Zip Code 02871 Description

Zip Code 02871 is located in the state of Rhode Island in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02871 is primarily located in Newport County. The official US Postal Service name for 02871 is PORTSMOUTH, Rhode Island. Portions of zip code 02871 are contained within or border the city limits of Melville, RI, . The area code for zip code 02871 is 401. 02871 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Rhode Island.

The current unemployment level in 02871 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 02871 increased to 17171 from 17149 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02871 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02871 public schools is White. 14.5% of students in 02871 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 15785 92.35% 15975 -1%
 Black Or African American 226 1.32% 217 +4%
 Hispanic 383 2.24% 367 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 29 -100%
 Asian 344 2.01% 267 +29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 78 0.46% 7 +1014%
 Other Race 31 0% 31 -100%
 Two Or More Races 278 1.62% 278 +-0%

Zip Code 02871 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.9%
 Black Or African American 2.4%
 Hispanic 3.5%
 Asian 1.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 02871 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1717117149
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households6877
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$75684
Income Under $50K Per Year27.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year32.60%
02871 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Rhode Island District 1David CicillineDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Rhode Island Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$476959
Average Real Estate Sale Price$405504
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.6%
Melville, RI
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 DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02871 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22233038485763635645372742
Avg Max Temp (°F)38394656667580797262524259
Avg Precip (In.)4.413.584.554.343.623.33.123.863.743.794.564.3947.27
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02871
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours