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ZIP Code 06470

Primary City:Newtown, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (3:14pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.4, -73.3
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06470

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06470. 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 06470. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06470, 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:
Newtown, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06470 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06470 is located in west 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 06470 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06470 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,003
Population Density 429 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,871
Median Home Value $430,700
Land Area 37.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,525
Median Household Income $111,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male34861771958936436130342868986879862548634523419512979
Female381573705546253198224412702878736619466363274214143139
Total7291,1901,4241,1356175595278401,3911,7461,5341,244952708508409272218

Gender

 Male 8,177 51%
 Female 7,826 49%
Gender

Race

 White 15,015 93.8%
 Black Or African American 334 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.1%
 Asian 338 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 132 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 162 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner101859021,5621,15765735698
Renter16739911782659353
Total262581,0011,6791,239722449151

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,800 69%
 Single Guardian 525 10%
 Singles 999 18%
 Singles With Roommate 201 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,323 60%
 Households with Kids 2,202 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6858679399137121128132148147128160136160138128877671
Female6197799998107113131124152130149152122146133155684442
Total129155146192197244234259256300277277312258306271283155120113

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06470 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06470 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 06470 real estate data, the median home value of $430,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06470 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06470 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06470 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,369 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 608 3.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 8 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,779 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,148 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 598 10%
 Households Vacant 346 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 67 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 97 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 2%
 1 Bedroom 262 43%
 2 Bedroom 109 18%
 3+ Bedroom 226 37%
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 $111,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06470 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. However, that is not the case in 06470. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,514 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,738 29%
 No Earnings 3,843 29%
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 5,514 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,738 29%
 No Earnings 3,843 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,084 89%
 Public transportation 200 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 196 2%
 Worked at Home 513 6%
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 503 9%
 High School Graduate 1,951 34%
 Associate's degree 254 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,604 28%
 Master's degree 993 18%
 Professional school degree 256 5%
 Doctorate degree 110 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,099 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 611 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06470

ZIP Code 06470 is in the Newtown School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06470.

Hawley Elementary School
29 Church Hill Rd
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newtown School District
Middle Gate Elementary School
7 Cold Spring Rd
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newtown School District
Head O'Meadow Elementary School
94 Boggs Hill Rd
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newtown School District
Newtown Preschool
94 Boggs Hill Rd
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newtown School District
Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Ln
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Newtown School District
Garner Correctional Institution
50 Nunnawauk Rd
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Unified School District #1
Starr
3 Trades Ln
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newtown School District
St Rose of Lima School
40 Church Hill Rd
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Learning Experience
274 S Main St
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Housatonic Valley Waldorf School
40 Dodgingtown Rd
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Fraser-Woods School
173 S Main St
Newtown, CT 06470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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