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Zip Code 02879, United States - Map and Information

Primary CityWakefield, Rhode Island
Area of Zip Code 0287941.9 sq mi
Male Population9,840 (48.1%)
Female Population10,631 (51.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 -9.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +2.5%
Median Age45.9 years
Male Median Age44.4 years
Female Median Age47.2 years
Area Codes401
NeighborhoodsPeace Dale, Wakefield, Wakefield-Peacedale
Local TimeThursday 12:07 PM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Coordinates41.4267049766176° / -71.5362581951424°
Related Zip Codes028730287402875028760287702878

Map of Zip Code 02879

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Zip Code 02879 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density541.4 / mi²488.1 / mi²476.5 / mi²488.5 / mi²

Racial demographics for Zip Code 02879

 White: 94.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native: 1.8%
 Asian: 1.7%
 Black Or African American: 1.1%
 Hispanic or Latino: 1%
 Other: 0.3%

02879 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 2.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Zip Code 02879-9.8%+0.1%+2.5%
Rhode Island+7.9%+2.7%-0.9%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%

Zip Code 02879 Median Age

Median Age: 45.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Zip Code 0287945.9 years47.2 years44.4 years
Rhode Island39.8 years41.3 years38.1 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years

Zip Code 02879 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5439420859
85 Plus217454672

Zip Code 02879 Population Density

Population Density: 488.5 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Zip Code 0287920,47141.9 sq mi488.5 / mi²
Rhode Island1.0 million1,544.9 sq mi675.3 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²

Zip Code 02879 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1710 to 2100


Business Distribution by neighborhood in 02879
 Wakefield: 87.4%
 Wakefield-Peacedale: 5.8%
 Peace Dale: 5.1%
 Other: 1.7%

Stats and Demographics for Zip Code 02879

Households in 028799,458
People per Household2.5
Average House Value$168,000
Income per Household$54,410

Business Concentration in Zip Code 02879

02879 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 22.6%
 Shopping: 14.8%
 Professional Services: 13.2%
 Home Services: 7.9%
 Industry: 5.7%
 Restaurants: 5.6%
 Other: 30.1%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair2633.1 years4.41.3
General contractors1923.9 years4.50.9
Other construction2928.8 years4.41.4
Real estate2617.9 years4.61.3
Health and medical6822.2 years4.73.3
Hospitals1626.5 years3.90.8
Optometrists1530 years3.20.7
Physiotherapy2224.6 years4.21.1
Veterinarians and animal clinics1635.9 years4.70.8
Accountants1923.1 years4.40.9
Personal injury and product liability law2118.3 years4.61.0
Specialized design1519.8 years4.90.7
Clothing stores2424.5 years4.11.2
Electronics stores1917.9 years4.20.9
Hardware stores1636.9 years4.50.8
Shopping other2321.9 years4.31.1

Business distribution by price for Zip Code 02879

 Moderate: 55.2%
 Inexpensive: 37.1%
 Expensive: 5%
 Very Expensive: 2.7%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.

Zip Code 02879 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Zip Code 02879437,994 t21.4 t10,452 t/mi²
Rhode Island14,716,552 t14.1 t9,525 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²

Zip Code 02879 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)437,994 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita21.4 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
1/12/153:36 AM3.347 km5,400 m0km NE of Wauregan, Connecticutusgs.gov
3/22/9612:22 PM3.138.2 km11,900 msouthern New Englandusgs.gov
10/21/819:49 AM3.892.7 km5,600 msouthern New Englandusgs.gov
12/20/779:44 AM3.183.4 kmNonesouthern New Englandusgs.gov
3/11/7612:29 AM3.531 kmNonesouthern New Englandusgs.gov


Percentage of businesses by city in 02879
 Wakefield, Rhode Island: 76.6%
 North Kingstown, Rhode Island: 22.7%
 Other: 0.7%

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