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ZIP Code 06226

Primary City:Willimantic, CT (View All Cities)
County: Windham County
Timezone: Eastern (11:03am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.70, -72.21
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06226. 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 06226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06226, 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:
Willimantic, CT
Unacceptable:
Chestnut Hill, Conantville, Perkins Corner

Stats and Demographics for the 06226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06226 is located in northeast 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 06226 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06226 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,114
Population Density 2,782 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,340
Median Home Value $168,300
Land Area 7.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,782
Median Household Income $33,723

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7066305721,2811,5887716735585185385584053482451521229194
Female6696045751,3541,569781616564539566530453415269183172187218
Total1,3751,2341,1472,6353,1571,5521,2891,1221,0571,1041,088858763514335294278312

Gender

 Male 9,850 49%
 Female 10,264 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,205 65.7%
 Black Or African American 1,484 7.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.6%
 Asian 445 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 4,064 20.2%
 Two Or More Races 771 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner40289390567537295220111
Renter7161,061781726444299186120
Total7561,3501,1711,293981594406231

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,073 31%
 Single Guardian 1,864 27%
 Singles 2,068 30%
 Singles With Roommate 777 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,400 65%
 Households with Kids 2,382 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male141153131154133128111135123125113111105118126148127330550468
Female14413412512312612011513111211711412198125108129139445533448
Total2852872562772592482262662352422272322032432342772667751,083916

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06226 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 06226 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06226 real estate data, the median home value of $168,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06226 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,319 86.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 25 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 110 0.5%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,482 12.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 164 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,775 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 674 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,333 59%
 Households Vacant 558 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 295 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 47 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 172 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 203 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,310 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,741 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,066 25%
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 $33,723 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06226 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 06226 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 06226 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,381 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,734 42%
 No Earnings 5,050 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 4,381 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,734 42%
 No Earnings 5,050 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,837 80.0%
 Public transportation 258 3.0%
 Taxicab 31 0.4%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 973 11.4%
 Worked at Home 433 5.1%
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 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 1,246 27%
 High School Graduate 2,409 51%
 Associate's degree 148 3%
 Bachelor's degree 490 10%
 Master's degree 243 5%
 Professional school degree 83 2%
 Doctorate degree 81 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,851 84.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 101 3.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 412 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06226

ZIP Code 06226 is in the Eastern Connecticut Regional School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06226.

Adolescent Principal Referred Expulsion Program
322 Main St
Willimantic, CT 06226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Eastern Connecticut Regional School District
Windham Middle School
123 Quarry St
Willimantic, CT 06226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Windham School District
Natchaug School
123 Jackson St
Willimantic, CT 06226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Windham School District
W. B. Sweeney School
60 Oak Hill Dr
Willimantic, CT 06226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Windham School District
Windham Early Childhood Prospect Street
322 Prospect St
Willimantic, CT 06226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Windham School District
Windham Technical High School
210 Birch St
Willimantic, CT 06226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Connecticut Technical High Sc School District
Act Magnet School (arts at the Capitol Theater) -
896 Main St
Willimantic, CT 06226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Eastern Connecticut Regional School District
Windham High School
355 High St
Willimantic, CT 06226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Windham School District
St Mary St Joseph School
35 Valley St
Willimantic, CT 06226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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