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ZIP Code 06488

Primary City:Southbury, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: New Haven
Timezone: Eastern (12:49am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.49, -73.23
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06488

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06488. 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 06488. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06488, 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:
Southbury, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06488 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06488 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 06488 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06488 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,904
Population Density 510 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,091
Median Home Value $322,400
Land Area 38.99 sq mi
Water Area 1.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,213
Median Household Income $73,341

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male370611671608343283263417632796888762677542338368355376
Female337527660575307224307487716849837764758651499607647852
Total7071,1381,3311,1836505075709041,3481,6451,7251,5261,4351,1938379751,0021,228

Gender

 Male 9,300 47%
 Female 10,604 53%
Gender

Race

 White 18,871 94.8%
 Black Or African American 166 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.1%
 Asian 531 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 74 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 237 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner182359601,5891,4221,0831,103625
Renter27109141152144159228218
Total453441,1011,7411,5661,2421,331843

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,606 56%
 Single Guardian 684 8%
 Singles 2,607 32%
 Singles With Roommate 316 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,060 74%
 Households with Kids 2,153 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male59828787911291271171471271301291421431411511541026075
Female645580849810995117108121147128142122132152144955257
Total123137167171189238222234255248277257284265273303298197112132

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06488 has a slightly less than average 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 06488 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 06488 real estate data, the median home value of $322,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06488 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06488 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06488 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,137 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 283 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 484 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,561 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,474 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,178 13%
 Households Vacant 878 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 166 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 207 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 323 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 138 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 2%
 1 Bedroom 305 27%
 2 Bedroom 567 49%
 3+ Bedroom 249 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 $73,341 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06488 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. However, that is not the case in 06488. 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 5,751 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,661 22%
 No Earnings 6,869 42%
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 5,751 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,661 22%
 No Earnings 6,869 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,663 92.4%
 Public transportation 6 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 196 2.4%
 Worked at Home 427 5.1%
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 541 8%
 High School Graduate 2,586 38%
 Associate's degree 422 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,873 28%
 Master's degree 833 12%
 Professional school degree 332 5%
 Doctorate degree 133 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,276 86.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 344 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 161 4.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06488

ZIP Code 06488 is in the Regional School District 15. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06488.

Pomperaug School
607 Main St
Southbury, CT 06488
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Regional School District 15
Rochambeau Middle School
100 Peter Rd
Southbury, CT 06488
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Regional School District 15
Gainfield Elementary School
307 Old Field Rd
Southbury, CT 06488
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Regional School District 15
Pomperaug Regional High School
234 Judd Rd
Southbury, CT 06488
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Regional School District 15

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