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ZIP Code 06412

Primary City:Chester, CT (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (8:09pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.40, -72.48
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06412

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06412. 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 06412. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06412, 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:
Chester, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06412 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06412 is located in central 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 06412 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06412 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,994
Population Density 249 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,923
Median Home Value $314,800
Land Area 16.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,714
Median Household Income $74,911

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male69941301017177578113218619319016811552384868
Female85111139105837767871631801971741481076151114175
Total15420526920615415412416829536639036431622211389162243

Gender

 Male 1,870 47%
 Female 2,124 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,846 96.3%
 Black Or African American 39 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 31 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 52 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8521743493361687946
Renter24626375513486107
Total32114237424387202165153

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 881 51%
 Single Guardian 156 9%
 Singles 563 33%
 Singles With Roommate 114 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,272 74%
 Households with Kids 442 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121611222214211522233123282527331915718
Female111617211922153025232929332528193318710
Total2332284341363645474660526150555252331428

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06412 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06412 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06412 real estate data, the median home value of $314,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06412 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06412 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06412 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,852 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 105 3%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 37 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 894 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 318 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 502 26%
 Households Vacant 209 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 80 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 16 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 75 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 32 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 5%
 1 Bedroom 182 34%
 2 Bedroom 231 43%
 3+ Bedroom 104 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 $74,911 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06412 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 06412 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 1,513 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 808 24%
 No Earnings 1,094 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 1,513 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 808 24%
 No Earnings 1,094 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,844 89.4%
 Public transportation 16 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 98 4.8%
 Worked at Home 105 5.1%
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 130 9%
 High School Graduate 740 49%
 Associate's degree 121 8%
 Bachelor's degree 321 21%
 Master's degree 115 8%
 Professional school degree 64 4%
 Doctorate degree 24 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 648 79.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 81 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 83 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06412

ZIP Code 06412 is in the Chester School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06412.

Chester Elementary School
23 Ridge Rd
Chester, CT 06412
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chester School District
Circle of Friends Montessori
25 W Main
Chester, MA 06412
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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