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ZIP Code 06234

Primary City:Brooklyn, CT (View All Cities)
County: Windham County
Timezone: Eastern (1:00pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.78, -71.95
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06234. 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 06234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06234, 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:
Brooklyn, CT
Unacceptable:
Bkln

Stats and Demographics for the 06234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06234 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06234 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06234 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,244
Population Density 269 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,247
Median Home Value $238,400
Land Area 30.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,001
Median Household Income $59,488

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male217252265255262280289324368394336270214161135725466
Female19625927126819417023128830330934428321619315512383144
Total413511536523456450520612671703680553430354290195137210

Gender

 Male 4,214 51%
 Female 4,030 49%
Gender

Race

 White 7,639 92.7%
 Black Or African American 241 2.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.3%
 Asian 88 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 149 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 101 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2020644961545631213058
Renter52126115124100878764
Total72332564739556399217122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,617 54%
 Single Guardian 488 16%
 Singles 727 24%
 Singles With Roommate 169 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,002 67%
 Households with Kids 999 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4540474936544854605152494964555057563745
Female3939325150476553444757536054645857503939
Total84797910086101113107104981091021091181191081141067684

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06234 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06234 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 06234 real estate data, the median home value of $238,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06234. Rentals in 06234 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 06234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,655 92.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 458 5.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 76 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 55 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,743 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 503 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 755 23%
 Households Vacant 246 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 95 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 42 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 7%
 1 Bedroom 194 28%
 2 Bedroom 262 38%
 3+ Bedroom 183 27%
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 $59,488 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06234 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 06234 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,244 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,063 31%
 No Earnings 2,323 35%
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 2,244 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,063 31%
 No Earnings 2,323 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,270 89.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 29 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 145 4.0%
 Worked at Home 209 5.7%
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 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 664 22%
 High School Graduate 1,394 46%
 Associate's degree 271 9%
 Bachelor's degree 286 10%
 Master's degree 266 9%
 Professional school degree 30 1%
 Doctorate degree 93 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,390 87.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 113 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 5.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06234

ZIP Code 06234 is in the Brooklyn School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06234.

Brooklyn Elementary School
119 Gorman Rd
Brooklyn, CT 06234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brooklyn School District
Brooklyn Middle School
119 Gorman Rd
Brooklyn, CT 06234
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Brooklyn School District
Brooklyn Correctional Institution
59 Hartford Rd
Brooklyn, CT 06234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Unified School District #1
The Learning Clinic
Rt 169
Brooklyn, CT 06234
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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