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ZIP Code 06259

Primary City:Pomfret Center, CT (View All Cities)
County: Windham County
Timezone: Eastern (5:27pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.86, -71.99
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06259

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06259. 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 06259. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06259, 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:
Pomfret Center, CT
Acceptable:
Pomfret Ctr
Unacceptable:
Elliot, Pomfret Landing, Ponfret Center

Stats and Demographics for the 06259 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06259 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 06259 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 large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06259 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,498
Population Density 108 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,782
Median Home Value $297,800
Land Area 41.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,676
Median Household Income $86,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10614517419810490911511802082141861269871313420
Female951531891621001099915617021822518411710549593546
Total201298363360204199190307350426439370243203120906966

Gender

 Male 2,227 50%
 Female 2,271 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,298 95.6%
 Black Or African American 27 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 71 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 79 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7712493812921756931
Renter3289838047222820
Total391603324613391979751

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,011 60%
 Single Guardian 181 11%
 Singles 379 23%
 Singles With Roommate 105 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,121 67%
 Households with Kids 555 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1817163523293535234335282939405141343222
Female1428152921422929324239254043423238272317
Total3245316444716464558574536982828379615539

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06259 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06259 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 06259 real estate data, the median home value of $297,800 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 06259. Rentals in 06259 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06259 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,318 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 47 1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 133 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 980 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 295 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 401 23%
 Households Vacant 106 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 14 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 89 30%
 2 Bedroom 102 34%
 3+ Bedroom 109 36%
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 $86,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06259 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 06259 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 1,681 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,126 32%
 No Earnings 742 21%
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 1,681 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,126 32%
 No Earnings 742 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,110 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 144 6%
 Worked at Home 78 3%
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 152 10%
 High School Graduate 784 51%
 Associate's degree 115 8%
 Bachelor's degree 224 15%
 Master's degree 168 11%
 Professional school degree 39 3%
 Doctorate degree 44 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 906 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 77 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06259

ZIP Code 06259 is in the Pomfret School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06259.

Pomfret Community School
20 Pomfret St
Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pomfret School District

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