Zip Code 02891 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWesterly
Zip Code StateRhode Island
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Washington
Area Code401
Current Population:21198
Racial Majority:White 92.64%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.2%
Unemployment Rate:9.1%
Median Household Income$56202
Average Adjusted Gross Income$73360
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range23 - 115 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.36081300, -71.79332800

Zip Code 02891 Description

Zip Code 02891 is located in the state of Rhode Island in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02891 is primarily located in Washington County. The official US Postal Service name for 02891 is WESTERLY, Rhode Island. Portions of zip code 02891 are contained within or border the city limits of Westerly, RI, Bradford, RI, Ashaway, RI, and Pawcatuck, CT. The area code for zip code 02891 is 401. 02891 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Rhode Island.

The current unemployment level in 02891 is 9.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 02891 decreased to 21198 from 21272 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02891 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02891 public schools is White. 34.4% of students in 02891 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 19817 92.64% 19367 +2%
 Black Or African American 176 0.82% 179 -2%
 Hispanic 405 1.89% 626 -35%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 71 0.33% 105 -32%
 Asian 537 2.51% 558 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 19 0.04% 19 -53%
 Two Or More Races 341 1.76% 341 +10%

Zip Code 02891 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.2%
 Black Or African American 1.2%
 Hispanic 6.8%
 Asian 3.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.2%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 02891 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2119821272
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households9112
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$56202
Income Under $50K Per Year44.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.80%
02891 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Rhode Island District 2James LangevinDemocrat
Rhode Island District 2James LangevinDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Rhode Island Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$672152
Average Real Estate Sale Price$417417
Current Unemployment Level 9.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02891
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours