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ZIP Code 06096

Primary City:Windsor Locks, CT (View All Cities)
County: Hartford County
Timezone: Eastern (4:45pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.93, -72.65
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06096

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06096. 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 06096. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06096, 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:
Windsor Locks, CT
Unacceptable:
Bradley International Airpor

Stats and Demographics for the 06096 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06096 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 06096 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06096 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,498
Population Density 1,302 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,429
Median Home Value $208,500
Land Area 9.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,223
Median Household Income $66,583

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male301348400394375333345360455573543434330249182187134109
Female312314387387335373361384467566533441361273248250217237
Total6136627877817107067067449221,1391,076875691522430437351346

Gender

 Male 6,052 48%
 Female 6,446 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,728 85.8%
 Black Or African American 605 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.1%
 Asian 667 5.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 157 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 326 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner433876771,053780521464190
Renter75245206232151886843
Total1186328831,285931609532233

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,442 47%
 Single Guardian 914 17%
 Singles 1,535 29%
 Singles With Roommate 332 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,749 72%
 Households with Kids 1,474 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4355667066677966708467988566658792747675
Female53658071506664637167726580103858888695767
Total96120146141116133143129141151139163165169150175180143133142

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06096 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06096 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 06096 real estate data, the median home value of $208,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06096 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06096 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06096 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,445 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 46 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,950 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,165 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,108 20%
 Households Vacant 206 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 35.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 48 23.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 14.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 22.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 3%
 1 Bedroom 328 36%
 2 Bedroom 343 38%
 3+ Bedroom 218 24%
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 $66,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06096 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 06096 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 06096 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 5,173 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,218 21%
 No Earnings 3,087 29%
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 5,173 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,218 21%
 No Earnings 3,087 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,520 97.0%
 Public transportation 48 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 0.6%
 Worked at Home 94 1.4%
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 463 10.2%
 High School Graduate 2,476 54.6%
 Associate's degree 554 12.2%
 Bachelor's degree 671 14.8%
 Master's degree 294 6.5%
 Professional school degree 53 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,598 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 191 10.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 106 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06096

ZIP Code 06096 is in the Windsor Locks School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06096.

North Street School
325 North St
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Windsor Locks School District
South Elementary School
87 South St
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Windsor Locks School District
Windsor Locks Middle School
7 Center St
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Windsor Locks School District
Windsor Locks High School
58 South Elm St
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Windsor Locks School District
New England Preschool Academy
1 Foxwood Dr
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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