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ZIP Code 06479

Primary City:Plantsville, CT (View All Cities)
County: Hartford County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.58, -72.90
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06479. 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 06479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06479, 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:
Plantsville, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06479 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 06479 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06479 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,431
Population Density 1,418 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,248
Median Home Value $255,500
Land Area 7.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,065
Median Household Income $80,387

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2483863593152452272483564454304263512992411491049580
Female265348340288216266264358458472428382371240184179176192
Total513734699603461493512714903902854733670481333283271272

Gender

 Male 5,004 48%
 Female 5,427 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,950 95.4%
 Black Or African American 124 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.2%
 Asian 175 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 62 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 100 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2429374483369644125784
Renter28115107122104478981
Total52408851955800488346165

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,324 57%
 Single Guardian 569 14%
 Singles 960 24%
 Singles With Roommate 212 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,755 68%
 Households with Kids 1,310 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4750485666748674866288767162667060704956
Female5446506966686572777165556584547772404533
Total10196981251321421511461631331531311361461201471321109489

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06479 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06479 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 06479 real estate data, the median home value of $255,500 is 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 06479. Rentals in 06479 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,400 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 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 26 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,538 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 834 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 693 16%
 Households Vacant 183 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 56 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Sale Only 24 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 70 10%
 1 Bedroom 161 23%
 2 Bedroom 317 45%
 3+ Bedroom 156 22%
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 $80,387 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06479 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 06479 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 3,874 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,266 27%
 No Earnings 2,340 28%
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 3,874 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,266 27%
 No Earnings 2,340 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,942 93.4%
 Public transportation 37 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 136 2.6%
 Worked at Home 179 3.4%
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 6.6%
 High School Graduate 2,258 57.1%
 Associate's degree 190 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 877 22.2%
 Master's degree 233 5.9%
 Professional school degree 119 3.0%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,351 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 174 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06479

ZIP Code 06479 is in the Southington School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06479.

John F. Kennedy Middle School
1071 South Main St
Plantsville, CT 06479
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Southington School District
Plantsville School at North Center
70 Church St
Plantsville, CT 06479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southington School District
South End School
514 South End Rd
Plantsville, CT 06479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southington School District
Strong School
820 Marion Ave
Plantsville, CT 06479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southington School District

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