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02879 is the zip code for

Wakefield-Peacedale, RI

Also in this location:
Kingston, RI
Narragansett Pier, RI

Total population
20,371
Housing units
11,222
Land area
(sq. miles)
37.38
Density
(people per sq. mile)
544.97
Water area
(sq. miles)
5.04

Demographic data for zip code 02879

Gender:

Male
9,766
Female
10,605
Median age
Male
43.50
Female
46.90
Gender

Households:

Total households
8,395
Family households
5,401
Nonfamily households
2,994
Average household size
2.39
Average family size
2.94
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
11,222
Occupied housing units
8,395
Owner-occupied
6,145
Renter-occupied
2,250
Vacant housing units
2,827
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
889
5 to 9 years
1,137
10 to 14 years
1,382
15 to 19 years
1,388
20 to 24 years
1,171
25 to 34 years
1,754
35 to 44 years
2,328
45 to 54 years
3,612
55 to 59 years
1,748
60 to 64 years
1,477
65 to 74 years
1,627
75 to 84 years
1,158
85 years and over
700
Median age
45.40
Age

Race:

White
18,840
Hispanic or Latino
363
Black or African American
219
Asian
284
American Indian & Alaska Native
266
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
3
Other (One Race)
32
Two or More Races
364
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 02879

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
16,800
Civilian labor force
11,116
Employed
10,508
Unemployed
608
Armed Forces
33
Not in labor force
5,651
Percent Unemployed
5.5%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
10,361
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
8,640
Carpooled
694
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
245
Walked
163
Other means
118
Worked at home
501
Mean travel time
27.5 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
10,508
Management / business / science / arts
5,057
Service
1,397
Sales / office
2,450
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
775
Production / transportation / material moving
829
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
10,508
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
157
Construction
865
Manufacturing
766
Wholesale trade
167
Retail trade
1,080
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
334
Information
172
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
782
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
897
Educational services / health care / social assistance
3,283
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
966
Public administration
556
Other services
483
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
10,508
Private wage & salary workers
7,523
Government workers
2,136
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
826
Unpaid family workers
23
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
8,563
Less than $10,000
338
$10,000 to $14,999
316
$15,000 to $24,999
618
$25,000 to $34,999
840
$35,000 to $49,999
823
$50,000 to $74,999
1,380
$75,000 to $99,999
1,250
$100,000 to $149,999
1,480
$150,000 to $199,999
858
$200,000 or more
660
Median household income
$74,537
Mean household income
$96,386
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
5.9%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 02879

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Broad Rock Middle School
351 Broad Rock Road
(401) 782-62234314312.0
Curtis Corner Middle School
301 Curtis Corner Road
(401) 360-13335153914.3
Hazard School
153 School Street
(401) 360-1200911126.0
Matunuck School
380 Matunuck Beach Road
(401) 360-12343371717.6
Peace Dale Elementary School
109 Kersey Road
(401) 792-96475206723.0
South Kingstown High School
215 Columbia Street
(401) 360-10001,25012512.8
Wakefield Elementary School
101 High Street
(401) 360-14002662017.9

Public libraries around Wakefield-Peacedale, RI

NameAddress
Willett Free Library
45 Ferry Road
North Kingstown, RI 02874
North Smithfield Public Library
20 Main Street
North Smithfield, RI 02876
Portsmouth Free Public Library
2658 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871
South Kingstown Public Library
1057 Kingstown Road
South Kingstown, RI 02879
Essex Public Library
238 Highland Road
Tiverton, RI 02878

Universities and Colleges around 02879

NameAddressPhone
The Prout School
4640 Tower Hill Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 789-9262

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 02879

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Kent County Memorial Hospital
455 Tollgate Road
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 737-7000324
Landmark Medical Center
115 Cass Avenue
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 769-4100153
Memorial Hosp Of Rhode Island111 Brewster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-2000200
Newport Hospital
11 Friendship Street
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 846-6400148
South County Hospital
100 Kenyon Avenue
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 782-800083
Westerly Hospital
25 Wells Street
Westerly, RI 02891
(401) 596-6000125

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 02879

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Hampton Inn South Kingstown Newpo20 Hotel Dr
South Kingstown, RI 02879
10098239

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 02879

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Bluebird Cafe554 Kingstown Rd.
Wakefield, RI 02879
American, Omelets, Pastries, Southwestern401-792-8940
Burger King40 Tower Hill Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
Fast Food, Hamburgers401-789-7479
Canton Island91 Old Tower Hill Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
Chinese401-789-7012
Cap'n Jack's Restaurant706 Succotash Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
Seafood401-789-4556
Caylily's Bistro333 Main Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
American401-789-0914
Chen's Restaurant60 Old Tower Hill Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
Chinese401-783-8516
Italian Village195 Main St
Wakefield, RI 02879
Pizza401-783-3777
Jim's Dock109 Succotash Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
Seafood401-783-2050
McDonald's140 Tower Hill Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches, American, Salads401-783-5393
Mews Tavern456 Main St
Wakefield, RI 02879
American, Hamburgers, Seafood401-783-9370
Surfin Tacos344 Main St
Wakefield, RI 02879
Mexican401-792-8226
Tonys Pizza Palace1916 Kingstown Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
Pizza401-789-8383
Trattoria Romana South71 South Country Commons Way
Wakefield, RI 02879
Italian401-792-4933

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