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ZIP Code 06340

Primary City:Groton, CT (View All Cities)
County: New London County
Timezone: Eastern (4:55am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.35, -72.04
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06340

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06340. 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 06340. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06340, 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:
Groton, CT
Unacceptable:
Borough, Center Groton, Groton Long Point, Jupiter Point, Noank, Poquonock Bridge

Stats and Demographics for the 06340 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06340 is located in east Connecticut and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06340 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults 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 06340 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,242
Population Density 1,369 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,010
Median Home Value $225,500
Land Area 22.82 sq mi
Water Area 5.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,136
Median Household Income $55,992

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2749067101,1893,1251,9811,283957831835862759622493300252259219
Female1,2138867287441,2441,5051,037818772856883795682548408421365480
Total2,4871,7921,4381,9334,3693,4862,3201,7751,6031,6911,7451,5541,3041,041708673624699

Gender

 Male 16,857 54%
 Female 14,385 46%
Gender

Race

 White 23,673 75.8%
 Black Or African American 2,552 8.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 265 0.8%
 Asian 2,139 6.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.1%
 Other Race 824 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,758 5.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner514637701,1871,178797561206
Renter1,0812,3011,093905601369327246
Total1,1322,7641,8632,0921,7791,166888452

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,057 42%
 Single Guardian 2,026 17%
 Singles 4,049 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,004 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,348 69%
 Households with Kids 3,788 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male243267246250221178168180159146166130122146142145150252500575
Female241254248227190190190166150155146121163143149145132147171188
Total484521494477411368358346309301312251285289291290282399671763

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06340 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 06340 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 06340 real estate data, the median home value of $225,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06340 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06340 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06340 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,806 89.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 100 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 270 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 2,996 9.6%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,660 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,553 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,923 49%
 Households Vacant 1,874 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 849 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 48 3%
 For Sale Only 123 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 562 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 257 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 303 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,573 21%
 2 Bedroom 3,382 46%
 3+ Bedroom 2,116 29%
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 $55,992 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06340 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 06340 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 06340 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,370 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,716 26%
 No Earnings 6,596 26%
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 12,370 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,716 26%
 No Earnings 6,596 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,006 75.0%
 Public transportation 577 3.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 81 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,811 16.2%
 Worked at Home 869 5.0%
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 706 8%
 High School Graduate 5,060 55%
 Associate's degree 607 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,739 19%
 Master's degree 665 7%
 Professional school degree 185 2%
 Doctorate degree 235 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,102 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 398 7.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 704 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06340

ZIP Code 06340 is in the Groton School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06340.

Fitch Middle School
61 Fort Hill Rd
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Groton School District
Charles Barnum School
68 Briar Hill Rd
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Groton School District
Claude Chester School
One Harry Day Rd
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Groton School District
Mary Morrisson School
154 Toll Gate St
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Groton School District
Pleasant Valley School
380 Pleasant Valley Rd Sou
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Groton School District
West Side Middle School
250 Brandegee Ave
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Groton School District
Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School
500 Poquonnock Rd
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Groton School District
Ella T. Grasso Southeastern Technical High School
189 Fort Hill Rd
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Connecticut Technical High Sc School District
Fitch Senior High School
101 Groton Long Point Rd
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Groton School District
Marine Science Magnet High School of Southeastern
130 Shennecossett Rd
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Learn School District
Sacred Heart School
50 Sacred Heart Dr
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Stedfast Christian Academy
1041 Poquonnock Rd
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Lighthouse Vocational-Ed Center Groton
46 Plaza Ct
Groton, CT 06340
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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