Zip Code 02908 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameProvidence
Zip Code StateRhode Island
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Providence
Area Code401
Current Population:37467
Racial Majority:White 41.34%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 64.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.3%
Median Household Income$36377
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42240
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range82 - 125 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.83880700, -71.43718800

Zip Code 02908 Description

Zip Code 02908 is located in the state of Rhode Island in the Providence metro area. Zip code 02908 is primarily located in Providence County. The official US Postal Service name for 02908 is PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island. Portions of zip code 02908 are contained within or border the city limits of Providence, RI, North Providence, RI, . The area code for zip code 02908 is 401. 02908 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Rhode Island.

The current unemployment level in 02908 is 5.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% and is higher 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 02908 decreased to 37467 from 38552 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 02908 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 02908 public schools is Hispanic. 83% of students in 02908 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 15768 41.34% 16396 -4%
 Black Or African American 5847 15.33% 5266 +11%
 Hispanic 12752 33.43% 12546 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 466 1.22% 245 +90%
 Asian 1711 4.49% 1493 +15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.1% 14 +186%
 Other Race 372 1.36% 372 +40%
 Two Or More Races 1135 2.72% 1135 -9%

Zip Code 02908 Race/Ethnicity

 White 8.5%
 Black Or African American 18.3%
 Hispanic 64.5%
 Asian 4.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.9%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 02908 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3746738552
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households12721
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36377
Income Under $50K Per Year64.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.60%
02908 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Rhode Island District 2James LangevinDemocrat
Rhode Island District 1David CicillineDemocrat
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02908 Rhode Island State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
5Marcia Ranglin-VassellDemocrat
8John J. LombardiDemocrat
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02908 Rhode Island State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Maryellen GoodwinDemocrat
4Dominick J. RuggerioDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$140744
Average Real Estate Sale Price$119424
Current Unemployment Level 5.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59e - Narragansett/Bristol Lowland
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 02908 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212837475663615342342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394758697782817363524160
Avg Precip (In.)4.423.514.474.283.683.563.474.13.914.064.514.2848.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA
CBSA Type02908
CBSA Population1610368
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours