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ZIP Code 06279

Primary City:Willington, CT (View All Cities)
County: Tolland County
Timezone: Eastern (2:56pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.90, -72.26
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06279

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06279. 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 06279. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06279, 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:
Willington, CT
Unacceptable:
East Willington, W Willington

Stats and Demographics for the 06279 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06279 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 06279 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06279 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,041
Population Density 181 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,637
Median Home Value $239,200
Land Area 33.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,423
Median Household Income $72,011

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12116118116252219314414818726727123217713364513832
Female8814919317650013011716121023928121916511367654935
Total2093103743381,0223232613093975065524513422461311168767

Gender

 Male 3,084 51%
 Female 2,957 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,632 93.2%
 Black Or African American 48 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.3%
 Asian 202 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 42 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 96 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1711228850241020410140
Renter33915081664930259
Total35626236956845923412649

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,195 49%
 Single Guardian 270 11%
 Singles 515 21%
 Singles With Roommate 443 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,779 73%
 Households with Kids 644 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3324221828342734383641303737394420263380
Female1419241627263729303629404246483838282458
Total47434634556064636872707079838782585457138

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06279 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06279 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 06279 real estate data, the median home value of $239,200 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 06279. Rentals in 06279 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06279 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,008 99.5%
 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 33 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,222 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 452 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 749 28%
 Households Vacant 214 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 143 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 53 7%
 1 Bedroom 240 31%
 2 Bedroom 333 43%
 3+ Bedroom 151 19%
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 $72,011 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06279 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, 06279 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 06279 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 2,427 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,521 29%
 No Earnings 1,255 24%
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 2,427 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,521 29%
 No Earnings 1,255 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,284 96.6%
 Public transportation 13 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 75 2.2%
 Worked at Home 27 0.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06279 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 45 2.3%
 High School Graduate 954 49.4%
 Associate's degree 169 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 408 21.1%
 Master's degree 258 13.4%
 Professional school degree 14 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 83 4.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 692 80.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 168 19.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06279

ZIP Code 06279 is in the Willington School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06279.

Center School
12 Old Farms Rd
West Willington, CT 06279
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Willington School District
Hall Memorial School
111 River Rd
West Willington, CT 06279
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Willington School District

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