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ZIP Code 06051

Primary City:New Britain, CT (View All Cities)
County: Hartford County
Timezone: Eastern (7:29am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.67, -72.77
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06051

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06051. 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 06051. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06051, 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:
New Britain, CT
Unacceptable:
New Brit

Stats and Demographics for the 06051 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06051 is located in central Connecticut and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06051 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06051 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,519
Population Density 7,455 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,318
Median Home Value $154,200
Land Area 4.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,753
Median Household Income $31,626

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2661,2001,1471,2321,3231,2111,102925910979922790560400261188193180
Female1,2821,0571,1151,1531,3751,2961,1921,0111,033957945775620465369363317405
Total2,5482,2572,2622,3852,6982,5072,2941,9361,9431,9361,8671,5651,180865630551510585

Gender

 Male 14,789 48%
 Female 15,730 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,811 55.1%
 Black Or African American 4,898 16.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 176 0.6%
 Asian 353 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 6,709 22.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,563 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner63439592792673367324165
Renter8171,9471,6861,4851,080655433235
Total8802,3862,2782,2771,7531,022757400

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,109 26%
 Single Guardian 3,859 33%
 Singles 3,856 33%
 Singles With Roommate 929 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,444 63%
 Households with Kids 4,309 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male251251252241272243215246224246245191242223238227254268245262
Female255268261235220193187230227221239244198213201232249224247261
Total506519513476492436402476451467484435440436439459503492492523

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06051 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 06051 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06051 real estate data, the median home value of $154,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06051 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06051 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06051 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,075 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 235 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 209 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,496 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 919 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,338 63%
 Households Vacant 1,565 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 936 59.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1.3%
 For Sale Only 122 7.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 60 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 1.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 402 25.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 458 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,360 28%
 2 Bedroom 3,124 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,480 29%
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 $31,626 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06051 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. Residents in ZIP code 06051 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 06051 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 06051 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,686 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,319 28%
 No Earnings 8,815 39%
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 7,686 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,319 28%
 No Earnings 8,815 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,330 85.7%
 Public transportation 631 5.2%
 Taxicab 21 0.2%
 Motorcycle 31 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 887 7.4%
 Worked at Home 154 1.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,396 26.9%
 High School Graduate 4,955 55.6%
 Associate's degree 387 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 837 9.4%
 Master's degree 279 3.1%
 Professional school degree 20 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,995 85.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 248 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 733 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06051

ZIP Code 06051 is in the New Britain School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06051.

Roosevelt Middle School
40 Goodwin St
New Britain, CT 06051
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
Chamberlain School
120 Newington Ave
New Britain, CT 06051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
Northend School
160 Bassett St
New Britain, CT 06051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
Smalley Academy
175 West St
New Britain, CT 06051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
Smith School
142 Rutherford St
New Britain, CT 06051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
New Britain High School
110 Mill St
New Britain, CT 06051
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Britain School District
Alternative Center School
505 South Main St
New Britain, CT 06051
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Britain School District
St Matthews Lutheran School
87 Franklin Sq
New Britain, CT 06051
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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