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ZIP Code 06450

Primary City:Meriden, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (4:49am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.54, -72.78
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06450

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06450. 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 06450. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06450, 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:
Meriden, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06450 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06450 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06450 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06450 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,493
Population Density 2,600 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,440
Median Home Value $191,600
Land Area 14.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,433
Median Household Income $55,759

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2441,1431,2191,2041,0611,3111,2321,1501,2451,3461,3731,164969636440362269271
Female1,2031,1411,1311,1431,1141,3711,4011,2361,2411,2731,4501,2971,031689525493487628
Total2,4472,2842,3502,3472,1752,6822,6332,3862,4862,6192,8232,4612,0001,325965855756899

Gender

 Male 17,639 48%
 Female 18,854 52%
Gender

Race

 White 26,753 73.3%
 Black Or African American 3,586 9.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 180 0.5%
 Asian 843 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.1%
 Other Race 3,865 10.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,240 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner801,1421,5252,0881,9781,039769325
Renter4191,3561,1661,084699389226148
Total4992,4982,6913,1722,6771,428995473

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,860 41%
 Single Guardian 3,264 23%
 Singles 4,328 30%
 Singles With Roommate 981 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,842 68%
 Households with Kids 4,591 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male269247231267231234228215235263236237245238270245252223214210
Female223250259209255242227215202229215228233226234255251198205202
Total492497490476486476455430437492451465478464504500503421419412

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06450 has a small 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 06450 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06450 real estate data, the median home value of $191,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06450 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06450 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 06450 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,680 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 631 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 162 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,692 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,254 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,487 36%
 Households Vacant 1,007 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 412 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Sale Only 132 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 355 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 172 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,733 32%
 2 Bedroom 2,221 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,221 23%
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 $55,759 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06450 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 06450 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 12,685 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,483 25%
 No Earnings 10,164 34%
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 12,685 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,483 25%
 No Earnings 10,164 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,934 90.0%
 Public transportation 385 2.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 20 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 968 5.5%
 Worked at Home 397 2.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 2,075 16%
 High School Graduate 7,290 57%
 Associate's degree 671 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,739 14%
 Master's degree 663 5%
 Professional school degree 146 1%
 Doctorate degree 162 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,235 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 657 10.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 501 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06450

ZIP Code 06450 is in the Area Cooperative Educational School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06450.

Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School
1355 North Broad St
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Area Cooperative Educational School District
Benjamin Franklin School
426 West Main St
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
Casimir Pulaski School
100 Clearview Ave
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
Hanover School
208 Main St
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
Israel Putnam School
133 Parker Ave
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
John Barry School
124 Columbia St
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
Lincoln Middle School
164 Centennial Ave
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
Nathan Hale School
277 Atkins St Extension
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
Roger Sherman School
64 North Pearl St
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
Thomas Hooker School
70 Overlook Rd
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
Washington Middle School
1225 North Broad St
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Meriden School District
H. C. Wilcox Technical High School
298 Oregon Rd
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Connecticut Technical High Sc School District
Francis T. Maloney High School
121 Gravel St
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Meriden School District
Orville H. Platt High School
220 Coe Ave
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Meriden School District
St Stanislaus School
81 Akron St
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kinder Garden Learning Center
20 S Broad Ter
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Midstate Christian Academy
139 Charles St
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Meliora Academy
470 Murdock Ave
Meriden, CT 06450
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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