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ZIP Code 06231

Primary City:Amston, CT (View All Cities)
County: Tolland County
Timezone: Eastern (12:05am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.63, -72.37
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06231. 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 06231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06231, 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:
Amston, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06231 is located in east 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 06231 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 an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06231 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,083
Population Density 257 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,562
Median Home Value $325,500
Land Area 15.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,449
Median Household Income $116,326

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1221591991379573741382021852041491367341221216
Female1131451611198282801711812192231601426642182121
Total23530436025617715515430938340442730927813983403337

Gender

 Male 2,037 50%
 Female 2,046 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,935 96.4%
 Black Or African American 27 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 24 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 4 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 81 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2873214093101234216
Renter1127392919824
Total131143604383291314420

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,001 69%
 Single Guardian 166 11%
 Singles 199 14%
 Singles With Roommate 83 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 862 59%
 Households with Kids 587 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1723293429332830395433374035324320212121
Female2026252321342935263533263631302825211515
Total3749545750675765658966637666627145423636

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06231 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06231 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 06231 real estate data, the median home value of $325,500 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 06231. Rentals in 06231 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,066 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,079 69%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 231 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 139 9%
 Households Vacant 113 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 64%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 31%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 10%
 3+ Bedroom 43 60%
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 $116,326 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06231 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 06231 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 06231 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,607 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 565 20%
 No Earnings 700 24%
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 1,607 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 565 20%
 No Earnings 700 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,681 86%
 Public transportation 65 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 1%
 Worked at Home 188 10%
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 57 4.4%
 High School Graduate 445 34.6%
 Associate's degree 129 10.0%
 Bachelor's degree 366 28.5%
 Master's degree 227 17.7%
 Professional school degree 60 4.7%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 690 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 111 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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