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ZIP Code 06451

Primary City:Meriden, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (7:31pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.54, -72.82
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06451

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06451. 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 06451. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06451, 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 06451 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06451 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 06451 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06451 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,419
Population Density 2,497 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,473
Median Home Value $182,900
Land Area 9.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,564
Median Household Income $49,068

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male837754901845761803776794855989897717627415280265172145
Female809720867862764825865840928968908782682496351312269338
Total1,6461,4741,7681,7071,5251,6281,6411,6341,7831,9571,8051,4991,309911631577441483

Gender

 Male 11,833 48%
 Female 12,586 52%
Gender

Race

 White 18,017 73.8%
 Black Or African American 2,290 9.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 122 0.5%
 Asian 434 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 2,642 10.8%
 Two Or More Races 906 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner626731,0851,3921,159644456196
Renter297774776772509338264167
Total3591,4471,8612,1641,668982720363

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,977 42%
 Single Guardian 2,214 23%
 Singles 2,726 29%
 Singles With Roommate 647 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,315 66%
 Households with Kids 3,249 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male187158151164169140128165152180173190200158191170160175149154
Female185162125178145148140153134154179187180167184191188152147127
Total372320276342314288268318286334352377380325375361348327296281

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06451 has a small 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 06451 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06451 real estate data, the median home value of $182,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06451 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06451 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06451 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,277 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 29 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 105 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,249 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,418 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,897 37%
 Households Vacant 909 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 276 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 4%
 For Sale Only 117 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 430 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,149 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,556 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,021 27%
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 $49,068 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06451 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 06451 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,978 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,737 25%
 No Earnings 6,138 33%
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 7,978 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,737 25%
 No Earnings 6,138 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,388 92.9%
 Public transportation 89 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 450 4.0%
 Worked at Home 242 2.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,484 19.4%
 High School Graduate 4,329 56.5%
 Associate's degree 650 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 725 9.5%
 Master's degree 346 4.5%
 Professional school degree 97 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,108 84.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 466 9.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 313 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06451

ZIP Code 06451 is in the Private. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06451.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
115 Lewis Ave
Meriden, CT 06451
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Joseph School
159 W Main St
Meriden, CT 06451
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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