Pawtucket (zip 02861), Rhode Island 

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Population

25,129

-3.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.2%

Median Income

$52,816

Median Home Price

$294,100

Median Age

40.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 5.0

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Pawtucket (zip 02861), Rhode Island

Capital-city complex - Eastern edge of Rhode Island at the head of Narragansett Bay. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 02861 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Pawtucket (zip 02861)
Cost of Living: 4.3% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 51 ft above sea level
Pawtucket, RI Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Educated population
Arts and culture
Attractive downtown
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Economy
Depressed areas


What Bert Has To Say About Providence-Warwick Metro Area

Providence is the capital and primary commercial, industrial, and residential area for this small New England state. Established as an enclave of religious tolerance and resident American rights in pre-Revolutionary times, it remains a center of liberal intellectual thought. It’s also an old manufacturing and typically New-England style old textile milling center, and the area and surrounding communities of New Bedford and Fall River have borne the brunt of considerable economic dislocation. The metro area covers the state of Rhode Island and spreads eastward into Bristol County, Massachusetts (where New Bedford and Fall River are located).


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Pawtucket (zip 02861) is 8.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pawtucket (zip 02861) jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Pawtucket (zip 02861)'s cost of living is 4.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Pawtucket (zip 02861)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 02861 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Providence county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.5% to 37.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Pawtucket (zip 02861)'s population is 25,129 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 3.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Pawtucket (zip 02861) is Real Estate: $294,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.5%.

SCHOOLS
Pawtucket (zip 02861) public schools spend $13,608 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.8 students per teacher in Pawtucket (zip 02861). More Education



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Housing Market in Pawtucket

It's a good time to buy in Pawtucket. Home Appreciation is up 20.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Pawtucket is $294,100.
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