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ZIP Code 02879

Zip code area 02879 in Wakefield, Washington County, RI

  •   State: 
    Rhode Island
      Counties: 
    Washington County
      Cities: 
    South Kingstown
    ,
    Wakefield
      County FIPS: 
    44009
      Area total: 
    45.668 sq mi
      Area land: 
    39.494 sq mi
      Area water: 
    6.174 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    1.347 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    41,4279
      Longitude: 
    -71,5265
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Providence-Warwick RI-MA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      Coordinates: 
    41,4279, -71,5265
      GMAP: 

    Rhode Island 02879, USA

  •   Population: 
    22,325 individuals
      Population density: 
    8,428.56 people per square miles
      Households: 
    4,704
      Unemployment rate: 
    6.6%
      Household income: 
    $102,397 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    11,645 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    2.2% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.8% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 02879 is a Northeast ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town Wakefield, Washington County, Rhode Island with a population estimated today at about 22.952 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 02879 is located. Wakefield is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

Wakefield is the primary city, acceptable cities are Narragansett, Peace Dale, S Kingstown, South Kingstown, obsolete and unacceptable cities or spellings are East Matunuck, Green Hill, Jerusalem, Matunuck.

  • Living in the postal code area 02879 of Wakefield, Washington County, Rhode Island 49.7% of population who are male and 50.3% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of Wakefield, Washington County 02879.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

Washington County

  •   State: 
    Rhode Island
      County: 
    Washington County
      Zips: 
    02836
    02875
    02883
    02877
    02873
    02880
    02894
    02812
    02833
    02892
    02808
    02898
    02898
    02874
    02892
    02804
    02832
    02881
    02822
    02807
    02813
    02879
    02882
    02879
    02852
    02891
      Coordinates: 
    41.396495469144746, -71.61965754920682
      Area total: 
    562.78 sq. mi., 1457.60 sq. km, 360180.48 acres
      Area land: 
    329.28 sq. mi., 852.83 sq. km, 210738.56 acres
      Area water: 
    233.50 sq. mi., 604.77 sq. km, 149441.92 acres
  • Washington County, Rhode Island, United States

  •   Household income: 
    $68,526
      Households: 
    49,194
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.30%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    9.90%
  • Washington County's population of Rhode Island of 110,006 residents in 1990 has increased 1,18-fold to 129,839 residents after 30 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 51.34% female residents and 48.66% male residents live in as of 2020, 57.79% in Washington County, Rhode Island are married and the remaining 42.21% are single population.

    As of 2020, 57.79% in Washington County, Rhode Island are married and the remaining 42.21% are single population.

  • 27 minutes is the average time that residents in Washington County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    83.05% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 8.43% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.32% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.25% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Washington County, Rhode Island 59.49% are owner-occupied homes, another 21.55% are rented apartments, and the remaining 18.97% are vacant.

  • The 55.16% of the population in Washington County, Rhode Island who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 38.890%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 59.320%) of those eligible to vote in Washington County, Rhode Island.

Wakefield

Wakefield

  •   State: 
    Rhode Island
      County: 
    Washington County
      City: 
    Wakefield
      County FIPS: 
    44009
      Coordinates: 
    41°26′14″N 71°30′05″W
      Elevation: 
    7 ft
  •   Latitude: 
    41,4379
      Longitude: 
    -71,4989
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    02879
    02880
      GMAP: 

    Wakefield, Washington County, Rhode Island, United States

  •   Population: 
    114,428
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.30%

Wakefield is a village in the town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States. It is part of the U.S. Census-designated place identified as Wakefield-Peacedale. Wakefield was a focus for settlement due to its location on the Saugatucket River and the old Post Road, which was laid out early in the 18th century. The Wakefield Historic District includes 53 properties over an area of 400 acres (160 ha) and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. The Washington County Courthouse has been in Wakefield since 1991, and the Sheriff's Office which handles corrections is also in the village. The village's economy is driven by seasonal tourism, as the main central business district of South. Kingstown runs from Saugutucket River up to Old Tower Hill. The town of Wakefield has a population of 3,285, with the village of Peace Dale being the largest community in the area with 1,543 residents. The city of Providence has a total population of 2,816. The U.N. World Heritage Site is in Wakefields, a World War II-era building that dates back to the early 1800s. The site is now a bike trail called the William C. O'Neill Bike Path. The area is also home to the Narragansett Pier Railroad, which opened in 1876 and is now part of a bike path called the W.C. O’Neill Trail.

History

Wakefield is the primary city name, but also Narragansett, Peace Dale, S Kingstown, South Kingstown are acceptable city names or spellings, East Matunuck, Green Hill, Jerusalem, Matunuck on the other hand no longer accepted or obsolete and are no longer used as a designation. The official name is Wakefield. Wakefield was a focus for settlement due to its location on the Saugatucket River and the old Post Road. Settlement began in the early 18th century with establishment of a small mill. By 1895, Wakefield had a population of 1,543, and had begun to coalesce with the villages of Peace Dale and Rocky Brook, forming a roughly contiguous settlement with a total population of 3,285. The Wakefield Mill underwent several ownership changes and expansions in the 20th century. In 1903, it was sold to the Wakefield Woolen Company, which installed new looms and carding equipment for producing high-grade woolen fabrics. As of 1984, the village was considered the largest shopping area in South County. Beginning in the late 1950s, commercial activity in Wakefield migrated away from the central business district to new commercial areas on the periphery of the community. It is now a bike trail called the William C. O'Neill Bike Path. In 1877, the South Kingstown Town Hall was built in the village. A Roman Catholic priest was assigned to Wakefield in 1852 and the first Catholic church was built two years later. A carriage manufacturing operation was established in 1874, and in 1876 the Narragansett Pier Railroad started operation, with a station in Wakefields. The village's first hospital was started in a house in 1919, and a new South County Hospital building wasBuilt in 1925 on a 6-acre (2.4 ha) tract that formerly had been the town farm. It was sold again in 1922 and four more times between World War II and 1984.

Economy

Much of Wakefield's economy is driven by seasonal tourism. The main central business district of South Kingstown runs from the Saugutucket River up to Old Tower Hill. Wakefield is home to the U.S. Army's Wakefield Barracks, which was established in 1858. The U.N. World Heritage Site is located in Wakefield, Massachusetts, and is open to the public. The town's main tourist attraction is Old Towerhill, which is located on the edge of the town. The city is also home to Wakefield Airport, which opened in 1859 and is one of the oldest airports in the world. It is also the site of the world's busiest airport, with a capacity of more than 1.5 million passengers a year. It also has a number of heritage-listed buildings, including Wakefield Castle, which dates back to the 17th century. The Saugetucket River runs through the town, and the town's historic centre is located at the base of the hill, near the town centre. The area is also known as the "Wakefield of the East" because of its association with Wakefield Hall, a 17th-century landmark. The Wakefield River is a popular tourist destination, and runs through Wakefield and the nearby town of South Kingsbury. It was also the scene of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1788. The village's main attraction is the historic town hall, which stands on what is now known as "Old Tower Hill" and was built in the 19th century as a result of its position at the top of a hill.

Arts and culture

Buildings in Wakefield listed on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Washington County, Rhode Island include Wakefield Baptist Church, Nathaniel C. Armstrong House, John H. Armstrong house, Hera Gallery, and Bell Block. Wakefield is home to the Wakefield Symphony Orchestra and Wakefield High School. The town is also home to Wakefield United Methodist Church, which dates back to the 17th century. The Wakefield School District was founded in 1808. The city's population was 2,000 in 1809. It has a population of 3,000 today, and a population growth rate of 1.5% to 3.7% in the last 20 years. It is the site of the Rhode Island State Museum, which was built in 1838. It was added to the U.S. National Register in 1973. The museum is located in the town of Wakefield, and has a collection of more than 1,000 works of art, including the "Wakefield School of Music" and the "Rhode Island School of Dance" It is located on the shores of the Narragansett Bay, near the town's waterfront, and is known as one of the oldest towns in Rhode Island. It also has a number of historic homes, many of which were built in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The village is known for its architecture, including several houses that are on the national register of historic places. The church was built by Nathaniel Armstrong, who was a member of the local community.

Education

Wakefield is part of the South Kingstown School District. Schools in Wakefield include South. Kingstown High School, Broad Rock Middle School, Curtis Corner Middle. School, Matunuck Elementary School, and Wakefield Elementary School. Wakefield is home to the Wakefield High School football team, which won the state championship in 2010. The team also won the New Hampshire state title in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The school's football team is known as the Wakefields, after the town's founder, William Wakefield, who died in a car accident in 2007. The football team has won three state titles in its history, the most recent of which came in the 2010-11 season. The Wakefield high school football team won the State Championship in 2010-2011. The district has also won two state titles, in the 1980s and the 1990s, both in the state of New Hampshire. The high school has also been involved in two state championships, the first of which was in the 1990-91 season. It is also home to a number of high schools, including Wakefield Junior High, Wakefield Senior High, and the Wakeley High School for Girls, which was founded in the 1960s. The town also has one high school, Wakeley Junior High School. It was founded by William Wakeley, who was the founder of Wakeley Preparatory School in the 1950s. It has been home to Wakeley Senior High School since the 1970s, which is located in the town.

  • Wakefield's population in Washington County, Rhode Island of 1,893 residents in 1900 has increased 60,45-fold to 114,428 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

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