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ZIP Code 06256

Primary City:North Windham, CT (View All Cities)
County: Windham County
Timezone: Eastern (11:04am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.73, -72.16
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06256

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06256. 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 06256. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06256, 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:
North Windham, CT
Unacceptable:
South Chaplin, Windham

Stats and Demographics for the 06256 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06256 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 06256 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06256 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,154
Population Density 288 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,023
Median Home Value $117,100
Land Area 7.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 983
Median Household Income $48,952

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52505653464860547171938190636741368
Female414944425156484764911121021009562593219
Total939910095971041081011351622051831901581291006827

Gender

 Male 1,040 48%
 Female 1,114 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,942 90.2%
 Black Or African American 46 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.8%
 Asian 15 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 84 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 49 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner115910818621116611016
Renter12271924131452
Total238612721022418011518

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 454 46%
 Single Guardian 138 14%
 Singles 307 31%
 Singles With Roommate 84 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 775 79%
 Households with Kids 208 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male41461512128991410128121211101284
Female89759101013712810778697127
Total1223132021221822162618221519201719192011

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06256 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06256 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 06256 real estate data, the median home value of $117,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06256 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06256 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06256 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,144 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 478 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 389 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 116 11%
 Households Vacant 40 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 35%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 30 18%
 2 Bedroom 131 77%
 3+ Bedroom 10 6%
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 $48,952 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06256 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 06256 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06256 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 668 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 491 23%
 No Earnings 978 46%
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 668 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 491 23%
 No Earnings 978 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 979 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 3%
 Worked at Home 17 2%
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 199 20%
 High School Graduate 693 70%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 89 9%
 Master's degree 14 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 179 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 69 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06256

ZIP Code 06256 is in the Windham School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06256.

Windham Early Childhood Center - Commerce Drive
10 Commerce Dr
Columbia, CT 06256
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Windham School District
North Windham School
112 Jordan Ln
North Windham, CT 06256
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Windham School District

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