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ZIP Code 06098

Primary City:Winsted, CT (View All Cities)
County: Litchfield County
Timezone: Eastern (3:26pm)
Coordinates:42.0, -73.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06098

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06098. 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 06098. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06098, 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:
Winsted, CT
Acceptable:
Winchester Center, Winchestr Ctr
Unacceptable:
Winchester

Stats and Demographics for the 06098 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06098 is located in northwest 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 06098 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06098 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,426
Population Density 220 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,186
Median Home Value $198,600
Land Area 56.54 sq mi
Water Area 2.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,306
Median Household Income $60,298

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male316364399397355334307345439598539505426262185160111101
Female299315368381328335318346432543570527400304242196184195
Total6156797677786836696256918711,1411,1091,032826566427356295296

Gender

 Male 6,143 49%
 Female 6,283 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,622 93.5%
 Black Or African American 203 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.2%
 Asian 115 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 229 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 227 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner20254506932860446288108
Renter13435230136630219615586
Total1546068071,2981,162642443194

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,433 46%
 Single Guardian 878 17%
 Singles 1,618 30%
 Singles With Roommate 377 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,854 73%
 Households with Kids 1,452 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7869685270646781829369868764838190776674
Female6458556658566966667664717879748482806160
Total142127123118128120136147148169133157165143157165172157127134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06098 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06098 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06098 real estate data, the median home value of $198,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06098 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06098 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06098 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,324 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 79 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,474 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 940 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,892 31%
 Households Vacant 880 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 189 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 80 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 409 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 172 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 99 5%
 1 Bedroom 459 25%
 2 Bedroom 579 31%
 3+ Bedroom 713 39%
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 $60,298 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06098 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. Most commuters in 06098 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,219 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,786 28%
 No Earnings 3,075 31%
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 4,219 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,786 28%
 No Earnings 3,075 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,864 94.7%
 Public transportation 31 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 93 1.5%
 Worked at Home 201 3.2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 504 12.0%
 High School Graduate 2,622 62.2%
 Associate's degree 340 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 473 11.2%
 Master's degree 203 4.8%
 Professional school degree 62 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,919 84.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 294 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 67 2.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06098

ZIP Code 06098 is in the Winchester School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06098.

Pearson Middle School
2 Wetmore Ave
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Winchester School District
Batcheller - Bridges 1
201 Pratt St
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Winchester School District
Batcheller Early Education Center
201 Pratt St
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Winchester School District
Mary P. Hinsdale School
15 Hinsdale Ave
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Winchester School District
Explorations
71 Spencer St
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Explorations School District
Northwestern Regional High School
100 Battistoni Dr
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Regional School District 07
Northwestern Regional Middle School
100 Battistoni Dr
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Regional School District 07
Flex
100 Battistoni Dr
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Regional School District 07
Aim
100 Battistoni Dr
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Regional School District 07
Links
100 Battistoni Dr
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Regional School District 07
Step
100 Battistoni Dr
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Regional School District 07
Intensive Learning Program
100 Battistoni Dr
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Regional School District 07
The Gilbert School
200 Williams Ave
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Gilbert School District
St Anthony School
55 Oak St
Winsted, CT 06098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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