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ZIP Code 06278

Primary City:Ashford, CT (View All Cities)
County: Windham County
Timezone: Eastern (9:18pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.90, -72.16
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06278

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06278. 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 06278. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06278, 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:
Ashford, CT
Acceptable:
Warrenville

Stats and Demographics for the 06278 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06278 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 06278 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 a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06278 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,454
Population Density 112 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,976
Median Home Value $238,400
Land Area 39.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,773
Median Household Income $75,148

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male 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
Male1101291671531231171311341542092071961458657322323
Female1301241351431511091141372032082091951259565384136
Total240253302296274226245271357417416391270181122706459

Gender

 Male 2,196 49%
 Female 2,258 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,188 94.0%
 Black Or African American 46 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.4%
 Asian 58 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 55 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 90 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner101172523813531687024
Renter53102746445232116
Total632193264453981919140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 970 55%
 Single Guardian 241 14%
 Singles 410 23%
 Singles With Roommate 152 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,204 68%
 Households with Kids 569 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2612322520282724302930354330333334322119
Female1624393020262133242729222730292939202629
Total4236715540544857545659577060626273524748

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06278 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06278 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 06278 real estate data, the median home value of $238,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06278. Rentals in 06278 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06278 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,446 99.8%
 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 8 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,068 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 307 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 398 20%
 Households Vacant 203 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 56 27.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2.0%
 For Sale Only 15 7.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 88 43.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 19.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 121 41%
 2 Bedroom 128 44%
 3+ Bedroom 44 15%
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 $75,148 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06278 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 06278. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,739 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 926 26%
 No Earnings 897 25%
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 1,739 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 926 26%
 No Earnings 897 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,224 94.4%
 Public transportation 13 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 1.4%
 Worked at Home 88 3.7%
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 113 8%
 High School Graduate 687 50%
 Associate's degree 61 4%
 Bachelor's degree 312 23%
 Master's degree 148 11%
 Professional school degree 22 2%
 Doctorate degree 37 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 761 93.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 4.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 2.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06278

ZIP Code 06278 is in the Ashford School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06278.

Ashford School
440 Westford Rd
Ashford, CT 06278
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ashford School District

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