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ZIP Code 06237

Primary City:Columbia, CT (View All Cities)
County: Tolland County
Timezone: Eastern (11:10pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.69, -72.30
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06237. 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 06237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06237, 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:
Columbia, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06237 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 06237 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06237 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,492
Population Density 255 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,311
Median Home Value $263,100
Land Area 21.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,157
Median Household Income $90,725

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1161511931691221039714820426326124119714899695039
Female11616317220711692138166214289275231209152100615962
Total232314365376238195235314418552536472406300199130109101

Gender

 Male 2,670 49%
 Female 2,822 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,334 97.1%
 Black Or African American 36 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 36 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 31 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 49 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1013032354945226914158
Renter1345403822203017
Total2317536358747428917175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,366 63%
 Single Guardian 247 11%
 Singles 438 20%
 Singles With Roommate 106 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,490 69%
 Households with Kids 667 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2523173422253729383334394146423039283021
Female1726223134263039343841203340355251393017
Total4249396556516768727175597486778290676038

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06237 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06237 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 06237 real estate data, the median home value of $263,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06237 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06237 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,451 99.3%
 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 4 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,410 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 522 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 225 10%
 Households Vacant 154 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 9.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 17 11.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 94 61.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 14.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 84 38%
 2 Bedroom 33 15%
 3+ Bedroom 103 47%
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 $90,725 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06237 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 06237. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,096 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,099 25%
 No Earnings 1,274 29%
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 2,096 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,099 25%
 No Earnings 1,274 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,766 93.4%
 Public transportation 30 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 0.3%
 Worked at Home 144 4.9%
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 134 6.8%
 High School Graduate 929 47.0%
 Associate's degree 181 9.2%
 Bachelor's degree 446 22.5%
 Master's degree 257 13.0%
 Professional school degree 8 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 23 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 681 62.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 313 28.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 88 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06237

ZIP Code 06237 is in the Columbia School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06237.

Horace W. Porter School
3 Schoolhouse Rd
Columbia, CT 06237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbia School District
Partial Day Program
14 Route 66
Columbia, CT 06237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Windham School District

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