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ZIP Code 06042

Primary City:Manchester, CT (View All Cities)
County: Hartford County
Timezone: Eastern (7:12am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.80, -72.53
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06042

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06042. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 06042. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06042, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Manchester, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06042 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06042 is located in north Connecticut and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06042 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06042 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,942
Population Density 2,198 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,549
Median Home Value $187,200
Land Area 10.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,105
Median Household Income $64,761

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7865815705817451,2861,134790691735704636574367262169177195
Female7105435175478301,2971,050769676797886790700494365299276413
Total1,4961,1241,0871,1281,5752,5832,1841,5591,3671,5321,5901,4261,274861627468453608

Gender

 Male 10,983 48%
 Female 11,959 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,439 71.7%
 Black Or African American 2,332 10.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.2%
 Asian 2,614 11.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 765 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 731 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner697779421,2651,236709486285
Renter4051,603762604474220153115
Total4742,3801,7041,8691,710929639400

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,243 42%
 Single Guardian 1,643 16%
 Singles 3,227 32%
 Singles With Roommate 992 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,422 73%
 Households with Kids 2,683 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male164146151143138138113861061171081081281091231231231139996
Female1581391431171301071051029992851051151201171071251019795
Total322285294260268245218188205209193213243229240230248214196191

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06042 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06042 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1980s. Looking at 06042 real estate data, the median home value of $187,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06042 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06042 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06042 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,731 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 24 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 137 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,319 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,450 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,336 41%
 Households Vacant 444 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 223 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 82 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,140 26%
 2 Bedroom 2,233 51%
 3+ Bedroom 925 21%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $64,761 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06042 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 06042 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,848 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,649 25%
 No Earnings 5,176 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,848 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,649 25%
 No Earnings 5,176 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,308 94%
 Public transportation 330 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 130 1%
 Worked at Home 325 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 412 5%
 High School Graduate 3,325 44%
 Associate's degree 409 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,063 27%
 Master's degree 1,065 14%
 Professional school degree 171 2%
 Doctorate degree 126 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,989 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 601 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 335 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06042

ZIP Code 06042 is in the Private. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06042.

East Catholic High School
115 New State Rd
Manchester, CT 06042
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Bridget School
74 Main St
Manchester, CT 06042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Cornerstone Christian School
236 Main St
Manchester, CT 06042
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Community Child Guidance Clinic
317 N Main St
Manchester, CT 06042
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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