ZIP Code 02891 - Westerly Rhode Island

ZIP Code 02891 is located in Westerly Rhode Island. Portions of 02891 are also in Weekapaug and Misquamicut and Watch Hill and Stonington and Westerly (town) and Hopkinton (town) and Stonington (town) and Charlestown (town). 02891 is entirely within Washington County. Regionally, 02891 is located in the Providence-New Bedford Area.

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ZIP Code 02891 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameWesterly
Primary CountyWashington County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)22,026
Area Code(s)401 / 860 / 959
Current Time

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02891 Demographics

02891 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Rhode Island based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 02891 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 02891 is White. The current unemployment level in 02891 is 3.7%.

Population Growth Rate4.60%
Population Density733 People per Square Mile
Total Households9,034
Percentage High Income Households4.0%
Median Household Income (2021)$82,331
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$641,100
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 92.62%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 78.05%

02891 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American320.15%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

02891 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American331.5%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander30.14%

02891 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College6774.85%
Bachelor Degree3,00421.53%
High School Diploma3,69226.46%
No High School Diploma4423.17%
GED or Alternate5483.93%
1 or More Years of College2,07214.85%
Associates Degree1,79112.83%
Masters Degree1,42010.18%
Professional Degree2181.56%
Doctorate Degree910.65%

02891 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 02891
RegionProvidence-New Bedford Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaProvidence-Warwick, RI-MA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area30 Square Miles

02891 Politics

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02891 Schools

02891 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills

02891 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21222938485763625544362642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38394756667580797363534359
Avg Precip (In.)4.393.54.544.313.813.53.163.983.913.864.594.3347.88

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