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ZIP Code 06281

Primary City:Woodstock, CT (View All Cities)
County: Windham County
Timezone: Eastern (9:01pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.97, -72.01
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06281

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06281. 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 06281. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06281, 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:
Woodstock, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06281 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06281 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 06281 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06281 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,930
Population Density 125 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,082
Median Home Value $285,000
Land Area 55.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,747
Median Household Income $78,958

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male142227267271148142126189271354321304232158109725638
Female14021123425514013215021629239033728522718193847165
Total282438501526288274276405563744658589459339202156127103

Gender

 Male 3,427 49%
 Female 3,503 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,749 97.4%
 Black Or African American 23 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 52 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 28 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 57 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1113340067957430017257
Renter28106779548341815
Total3923947777462233419072

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,709 62%
 Single Guardian 317 12%
 Singles 565 21%
 Singles With Roommate 156 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,822 66%
 Households with Kids 925 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2334244044424544524745636745637251533229
Female2531263630524239485039534052576173372734
Total4865507674948783100978411610797120133124905963

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06281 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06281 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06281 real estate data, the median home value of $285,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06281. Rentals in 06281 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06281 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,930 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,689 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 637 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 421 14%
 Households Vacant 335 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 42 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 174 52%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 175 40%
 2 Bedroom 151 34%
 3+ Bedroom 115 26%
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 $78,958 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06281 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. Most commuters in 06281 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,454 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,449 26%
 No Earnings 1,616 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 2,454 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,449 26%
 No Earnings 1,616 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,102 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 3%
 Worked at Home 164 5%
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 158 7%
 High School Graduate 1,190 51%
 Associate's degree 138 6%
 Bachelor's degree 504 21%
 Master's degree 231 10%
 Professional school degree 73 3%
 Doctorate degree 52 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,378 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 151 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 119 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06281

ZIP Code 06281 is in the Woodstock School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06281.

Woodstock Middle School
147 Route 169
Woodstock, CT 06281
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Woodstock School District
Woodstock Elementary School
24 Frog Pond Rd
Woodstock, CT 06281
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Woodstock School District
Woodstock Academy
57 Academy Rd
Woodstock, CT 06281
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Woodstock Academy
Hyde School
150 Route 169
Woodstock, CT 06281
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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