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ZIP Code 06120

Primary City:Hartford, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North Meadows
County: Hartford County
Timezone: Eastern (9:03pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.79, -72.67
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06120

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06120. 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 06120. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06120, 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:
Hartford, CT
Unacceptable:
Unity Plaza

Stats and Demographics for the 06120 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06120 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 06120 are primarily black or African American. 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 06120 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,887
Population Density 3,622 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,893
Median Home Value $160,600
Land Area 3.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,023
Median Household Income $19,855

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male57157248761364659346038240841643226321312695814739
Female5855525295265175254574183914123602982851981521206553
Total1,1561,1241,0161,1391,1631,11891780079982879256149832424720111292

Gender

 Male 6,444 50%
 Female 6,443 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,587 12.3%
 Black Or African American 7,790 60.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.6%
 Asian 58 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 2,919 22.7%
 Two Or More Races 447 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner951144190177804721
Renter27772265962347132518146
Total28677380381364840522867

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 669 17%
 Single Guardian 2,142 53%
 Singles 1,032 26%
 Singles With Roommate 180 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,103 52%
 Households with Kids 1,920 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1081121421151031211141011331051111009576117110117128141136
Female12111811711012410713010586140116931027810510997100115101
Total229230259225227228244206219245227193197154222219214228256237

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06120 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 06120 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06120 real estate data, the median home value of $160,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06120 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06120 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 06120 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,435 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,095 8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 357 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 631 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 88 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,304 68%
 Households Vacant 870 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 470 54.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 30 3.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 0.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 348 40.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 202 6%
 1 Bedroom 679 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,274 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,284 37%
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 $19,855 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06120 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. ZIP code 06120 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 06120 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 2,094 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,088 34%
 No Earnings 3,935 43%
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 2,094 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,088 34%
 No Earnings 3,935 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,063 63.9%
 Public transportation 948 29.4%
 Taxicab 6 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 126 3.9%
 Worked at Home 83 2.6%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,361 38.0%
 High School Graduate 1,883 52.6%
 Associate's degree 94 2.6%
 Bachelor's degree 162 4.5%
 Master's degree 25 0.7%
 Professional school degree 14 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 38 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,647 88.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 130 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 221 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06120

ZIP Code 06120 is in the Hartford School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06120.

Renzulli Academy
55 Waverly St
Hartford, CT 06120
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hartford School District
Clark School
75 Clark St
Hartford, CT 06120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hartford School District
Americas Choice at Sand
1750 Main St
Hartford, CT 06120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hartford School District
Wish School
350 Barbour St
Hartford, CT 06120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hartford School District
Hartford Transitional Learning Academy (elementary
150 Tower Ave
Hartford, CT 06120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hartford School District
Breakthrough II
150 Tower Ave
Hartford, CT 06120
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hartford School District
Hartford Correctional Center
177 Weston St
Hartford, CT 06120
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Unified School District #1

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