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ZIP Code 06053

Primary City:New Britain, CT (View All Cities)
County: Hartford County
Timezone: Eastern (5:16am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.69, -72.79
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06053

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06053. 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 06053. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06053, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 06053 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06053 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06053 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06053 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,863
Population Density 4,335 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,454
Median Home Value $165,600
Land Area 8.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,226
Median Household Income $45,325

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0409809381,6022,1121,4241,3259879151,0751,115981738465336254326377
Female1,0318828941,5251,9911,5481,2329639801,0481,1131,069861555452465549715
Total2,0711,8621,8323,1274,1032,9722,5571,9501,8952,1232,2282,0501,5991,0207887198751,092

Gender

 Male 16,990 49%
 Female 17,873 51%
Gender

Race

 White 24,117 69.2%
 Black Or African American 3,737 10.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.2%
 Asian 1,281 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 4,403 12.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,230 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1118769461,4271,369737756521
Renter9411,7881,1531,048764374232183
Total1,0522,6642,0992,4752,1331,111988704

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,891 37%
 Single Guardian 3,036 23%
 Singles 3,940 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,359 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,453 71%
 Households with Kids 3,773 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male202211231193202188195226169198195182183180201195209386611547
Female191226200194189167166180180187183173169182185162177464537533
Total3934374313873913553614063493853783553523623863573868501,1481,080

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06053 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06053 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06053 real estate data, the median home value of $165,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06053 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06053 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06053 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,157 92.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 36 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 322 0.9%
 Other Institutional 174 0.5%
 College Student Housing 2,114 6.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 60 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,506 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,237 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,483 45%
 Households Vacant 1,228 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 566 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Sale Only 130 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 470 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 194 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,499 22%
 2 Bedroom 3,049 45%
 3+ Bedroom 2,061 30%
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 $45,325 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06053 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. More commuters in 06053 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 10,459 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,128 31%
 No Earnings 9,488 33%
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 10,459 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,128 31%
 No Earnings 9,488 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,451 88.0%
 Public transportation 384 2.3%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 6 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,214 7.4%
 Worked at Home 345 2.1%
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. 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 2,009 20%
 High School Graduate 5,283 52%
 Associate's degree 523 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,422 14%
 Master's degree 559 6%
 Professional school degree 164 2%
 Doctorate degree 157 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,972 85.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 429 7.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 415 7.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06053

ZIP Code 06053 is in the New Britain School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06053.

New Britain Transition Center
757 Farmington Ave
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New Britain School District
Diloreto Magnet School
732 Slater Rd
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
Gaffney School
322 Slater Rd
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
Holmes School
2150 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
Jefferson School
140 Horse Plain Rd
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
Pulaski Middle School
757 Farmington Ave
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
House of Arts Letters and Science (hals) Academy
370 Osgood Ave
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Britain School District
E. C. Goodwin Technical High School
735 Slater Rd
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Connecticut Technical High Sc School District
Sacred Heart School
35 Orange St
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pope John Paul II
221 Farmington Ave
New Britain, CT 06053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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