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ZIP Code 06385

Primary City:Waterford, CT (View All Cities)
County: New London County
Timezone: Eastern (5:16am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.36, -72.16
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06385

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06385. 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 06385. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06385, 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:
Waterford, CT
Unacceptable:
Jordan Village, Millstone

Stats and Demographics for the 06385 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06385 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 06385 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06385 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,893
Population Density 636 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,122
Median Home Value $271,700
Land Area 24.97 sq mi
Water Area 2.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,591
Median Household Income $72,047

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male351436529501319325305393571718681603519410305260232192
Female310418467493303299362442623706728626527471340349329450
Total6618549969946226246678351,1941,4241,4091,2291,046881645609561642

Gender

 Male 7,650 48%
 Female 8,243 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,249 89.7%
 Black Or African American 394 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.5%
 Asian 601 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 185 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 389 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner403018451,3921,167835645261
Renter4319419620214883115124
Total834951,0411,5941,315918760385

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,452 52%
 Single Guardian 880 13%
 Singles 1,907 29%
 Singles With Roommate 352 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,723 72%
 Households with Kids 1,868 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6564817673928389991129789104127104128115886666
Female536075826190949479879181104104112131109687349
Total118124156158134182177183178199188170208231216259224156139115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06385 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06385 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06385 real estate data, the median home value of $271,700 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 06385. Rentals in 06385 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 06385 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,526 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 289 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 33 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,771 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,715 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,105 16%
 Households Vacant 531 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 110 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 86 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 189 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 3%
 1 Bedroom 303 31%
 2 Bedroom 342 34%
 3+ Bedroom 318 32%
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 $72,047 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06385 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 06385 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 5,570 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,231 25%
 No Earnings 4,129 32%
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 5,570 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,231 25%
 No Earnings 4,129 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,307 93.9%
 Public transportation 26 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 160 2.1%
 Worked at Home 285 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 502 9%
 High School Graduate 2,819 50%
 Associate's degree 462 8%
 Bachelor's degree 976 17%
 Master's degree 537 9%
 Professional school degree 216 4%
 Doctorate degree 180 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,511 90.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 238 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 0.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06385

ZIP Code 06385 is in the Learn School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06385.

The Friendship School
24 Rope Ferry Rd
Waterford, CT 06385
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Learn School District
Clark Lane Middle School
105 Clark Ln
Waterford, CT 06385
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waterford School District
Oswegatchie Elementary School
470 Boston Post Rd
Waterford, CT 06385
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterford School District
Great Neck Elementary School
165 Great Neck Rd
Waterford, CT 06385
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterford School District
Waterford High School
20 Rope Ferry Rd
Waterford, CT 06385
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waterford School District
Baptist Bible Academy
1144 Hartford Tpke
Waterford, CT 06385
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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