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ZIP Code 06357

Primary City:Niantic, CT (View All Cities)
County: New London County
Timezone: Eastern (9:25am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.33, -72.22
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06357

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06357. 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 06357. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06357, 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:
Niantic, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06357 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06357 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06357 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06357 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,552
Population Density 1,187 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,953
Median Home Value $296,800
Land Area 10.58 sq mi
Water Area 2.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,793
Median Household Income $71,085

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male220281279310350437402392416456441400363341255174139120
Female194267303318375430389450551600509499444399314225229280
Total4145485826287258677918429671,056950899807740569399368400

Gender

 Male 5,776 46%
 Female 6,776 54%
Gender

Race

 White 10,544 84.0%
 Black Or African American 940 7.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.3%
 Asian 372 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 460 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 196 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16203478808822738429159
Renter482152162291711018476
Total644186941,037993839513235

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,275 47%
 Single Guardian 659 14%
 Singles 1,575 33%
 Singles With Roommate 284 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,632 76%
 Households with Kids 1,161 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3447464939546160675660486253637477544258
Female3347394055364861676549665667825270635170
Total67948589949010912113412110911411812014512614711793128

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06357 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06357 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 06357 real estate data, the median home value of $296,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06357 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06357 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06357 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,369 82.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,014 16.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 155 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,522 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,131 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,140 19%
 Households Vacant 1,160 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 57 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 920 79%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 241 23%
 2 Bedroom 466 44%
 3+ Bedroom 362 34%
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 $71,085 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06357 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 06357 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,361 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,036 28%
 No Earnings 4,481 41%
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 3,361 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,036 28%
 No Earnings 4,481 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,726 92%
 Public transportation 137 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 98 2%
 Worked at Home 165 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 479 11%
 High School Graduate 2,027 45%
 Associate's degree 308 7%
 Bachelor's degree 879 19%
 Master's degree 522 12%
 Professional school degree 236 5%
 Doctorate degree 84 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,565 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 115 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 118 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06357

ZIP Code 06357 is in the East Lyme School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06357.

East Lyme Middle School
31 Society Rd
Niantic, CT 06357
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Lyme School District
Lillie B. Haynes School
29 Society Rd
Niantic, CT 06357
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Lyme School District
Niantic Center School
7 West Main St
Niantic, CT 06357
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Lyme School District
York Correctional Institution
201 West Main St
Niantic, CT 06357
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Unified School District #1

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