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ZIP Code 06478

Primary City:Oxford, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (1:21pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.43, -73.14
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06478

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06478. 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 06478. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06478, 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:
Oxford, CT
Acceptable:
Seymour

Stats and Demographics for the 06478 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06478 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 06478 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 06478 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,683
Population Density 387 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,746
Median Home Value $363,700
Land Area 32.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,504
Median Household Income $102,167

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male 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
Male3474584854182552362613725635905435074483142221408464
Female33648245135622320429244654659659252444033121313710899
Total6839409367744784405538181,1091,1861,1351,031888645435277192163

Gender

 Male 6,307 50%
 Female 6,376 50%
Gender

Race

 White 12,106 95.5%
 Black Or African American 145 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 195 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 82 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 139 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner72438741,13199358323367
Renter865599257363719
Total153089331,2231,05061927086

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,217 71%
 Single Guardian 455 10%
 Singles 641 14%
 Singles With Roommate 191 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,822 63%
 Households with Kids 1,682 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6962728688908510293901038799106899289727653
Female6472767996931028610583968110091918580604036
Total13313414816518418318718819817319916819919718017716913211689

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06478 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06478 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 06478 real estate data, the median home value of $363,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06478. Rentals in 06478 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06478 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,670 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,171 67%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 960 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 373 8%
 Households Vacant 242 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 7.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 54 22.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 82 33.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 75 31.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 102 23%
 2 Bedroom 168 37%
 3+ Bedroom 179 40%
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 $102,167 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06478 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 06478. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,612 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,194 32%
 No Earnings 2,219 22%
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 4,612 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,194 32%
 No Earnings 2,219 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,988 92%
 Public transportation 57 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 78 1%
 Worked at Home 379 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 263 6%
 High School Graduate 1,987 48%
 Associate's degree 175 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,133 27%
 Master's degree 391 9%
 Professional school degree 155 4%
 Doctorate degree 62 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,183 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 337 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 200 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06478

ZIP Code 06478 is in the Oxford School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06478.

Quaker Farms School
30 Great Oak Rd
Oxford, CT 06478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Great Oak School
50 Great Oak Rd
Oxford, CT 06478
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Oxford Center School
462 Oxford Rd
Oxford, CT 06478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oxford School District
Oxford High School
61 Quaker Farms Rd
Oxford, CT 06478
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oxford School District
Kindercare Learning Center
35 Old State Rd
Oxford, CT 06478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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