Zip Code 02878 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameTiverton
Zip Code StateRhode Island
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Newport
Area Code401
Current Population:15780
Racial Majority:White 97.06%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.1%
Unemployment Rate:16.8%
Median Household Income$64435
Average Adjusted Gross Income$71400
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26.2 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range66 - 197 ft.
Area31 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.60934067, -71.17504883

Zip Code 02878 Description

Zip Code 02878 is located in the state of Rhode Island in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02878 is primarily located in Newport County. The official US Postal Service name for 02878 is TIVERTON, Rhode Island. Portions of zip code 02878 are contained within or border the city limits of Tiverton, RI, Fall River, MA, . The area code for zip code 02878 is 401. 02878 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Rhode Island.

The current unemployment level in 02878 is 16.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower 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 02878 increased to 15780 from 15260 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02878 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02878 public schools is White. 27.4% of students in 02878 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 15340 97.06% 15097 +2%
 Black Or African American 81 0.51% 126 -36%
 Hispanic 146 0.92% 190 -23%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 19 -100%
 Asian 50 0.32% 134 -63%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 22 0.03% 22 -77%
 Two Or More Races 190 1.16% 190 -4%

Zip Code 02878 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.1%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 02878 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1578015260
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households6684
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$64435
Income Under $50K Per Year37.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.60%
02878 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Rhode Island District 1David CicillineDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$382996
Average Real Estate Sale Price$286198
Current Unemployment Level 16.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 02878 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21223038485764635544362642
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394757677682807363514259
Avg Precip (In.)4.533.624.514.353.673.533.454.173.883.894.544.4748.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02878
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours