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ZIP Code 06071

Primary City:Somers, CT (View All Cities)
County: Tolland County
Timezone: Eastern (5:23pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.99, -72.45
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06071

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06071. 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 06071. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06071, 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:
Somers, CT
Unacceptable:
Connecticut State Prison

Stats and Demographics for the 06071 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06071 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06071 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06071 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,645
Population Density 404 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,496
Median Home Value $316,500
Land Area 28.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,344
Median Household Income $99,183

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2113173663695335175035456347456274603232901631408991
Female202275353307188169173249343507442369282218187150128180
Total4135927196767216866767949771,2521,069829605508350290217271

Gender

 Male 6,923 59%
 Female 4,722 41%
Gender

Race

 White 9,764 83.8%
 Black Or African American 995 8.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.1%
 Asian 91 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 660 5.7%
 Two Or More Races 115 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1313946689163844824198
Renter2272718855344424
Total35211537979693482285122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,232 67%
 Single Guardian 395 12%
 Singles 563 17%
 Singles With Roommate 154 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,132 64%
 Households with Kids 1,212 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4249424661596368666077827473827866657878
Female3840484748454472667056678872767567513834
Total80899093109104107140132130133149162145158153133116116112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06071 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 06071 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 06071 real estate data, the median home value of $316,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06071. Rentals in 06071 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06071 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,120 78.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,339 20.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 162 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,122 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 812 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 410 12%
 Households Vacant 152 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 29 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 16%
 For Migrant Workers 3 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 3%
 1 Bedroom 50 11%
 2 Bedroom 225 51%
 3+ Bedroom 154 35%
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 $99,183 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06071 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. Most commuters in 06071 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 3,327 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,044 31%
 No Earnings 3,345 34%
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 3,327 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,044 31%
 No Earnings 3,345 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,436 94.2%
 Public transportation 53 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 0.6%
 Worked at Home 189 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 714 15%
 High School Graduate 2,505 53%
 Associate's degree 429 9%
 Bachelor's degree 541 12%
 Master's degree 327 7%
 Professional school degree 126 3%
 Doctorate degree 52 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,771 87.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 239 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 0.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06071

ZIP Code 06071 is in the Somers School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06071.

Somers Elementary School
Ninth District Rd
Somers, CT 06071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somers School District
Mabelle B. Avery Middle School
Ninth District Rd
Somers, CT 06071
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Somers School District
Osborn Correctional Institution
335 Bilton Rd
Somers, CT 06071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Unified School District #1
Northern Correctional Institution
287 Bilton Rd
Somers, CT 06071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Unified School District #1
Somers High School
Ninth District Rd
Somers, CT 06071
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somers School District

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