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ZIP Code 06492

Primary City:Wallingford, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Wallingford
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (1:32pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.46, -72.81
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06492

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06492. 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 06492. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06492, 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:
Wallingford, CT
Acceptable:
Yalesville

Stats and Demographics for the 06492 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06492 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06492 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 a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06492 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,241
Population Density 1,144 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,981
Median Home Value $269,900
Land Area 39.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,068
Median Household Income $75,289

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1671,2711,3981,4381,1741,3131,2541,3691,6011,8541,8781,6761,328956661489498482
Female1,0781,2851,4381,3361,1821,3271,2951,3851,6241,9291,9731,7321,4821,0757417737681,011
Total2,2452,5562,8362,7742,3562,6402,5492,7543,2253,7833,8513,4082,8102,0311,4021,2621,2661,493

Gender

 Male 21,807 48%
 Female 23,434 52%
Gender

Race

 White 41,180 91.0%
 Black Or African American 652 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.2%
 Asian 1,536 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 1,141 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 652 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner861,1342,2513,4053,0301,7031,129439
Renter2981,032847884611363459397
Total3842,1663,0984,2893,6412,0661,588836

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,480 52%
 Single Guardian 2,475 14%
 Singles 5,014 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,099 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,688 70%
 Households with Kids 5,380 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male227246228262228268273250252279271293272283325335309268201186
Female222234212211260261274238252266309268283312325297272256186184
Total449480440473488529547488504545580561555595650632581524387370

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06492 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06492 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06492 real estate data, the median home value of $269,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06492 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06492 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06492 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,378 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 699 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 91 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 68 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,622 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,555 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,891 26%
 Households Vacant 913 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 368 40.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 3.2%
 For Sale Only 151 16.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 10.5%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 229 25.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 287 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,421 33%
 2 Bedroom 1,782 41%
 3+ Bedroom 821 19%
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 $75,289 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06492 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 06492 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 16,843 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,666 26%
 No Earnings 10,791 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 16,843 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,666 26%
 No Earnings 10,791 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,014 92.8%
 Public transportation 223 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 47 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 656 2.8%
 Worked at Home 784 3.3%
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 1,412 9%
 High School Graduate 7,561 50%
 Associate's degree 1,193 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,193 21%
 Master's degree 1,394 9%
 Professional school degree 238 2%
 Doctorate degree 234 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,292 76.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,308 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 617 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06492

ZIP Code 06492 is in the Wallingford School District. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06492.

Yalesville School
415 Church St Route 68
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Cook Hill School
44 Schoolhouse Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Dag Hammarskjold Middle School
106 Pond Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Evarts C. Stevens School
18 Kondracki Ln
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Highland School
200 Highland Ave
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
James H. Moran Middle School
141 Hope Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Moses Y. Beach School
304 North Main St
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Pond Hill School
299 Pond Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Rock Hill School
911 Durham Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Parker Farms School
30 Parker Farms Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Harvest Park
415 Church St
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wallingford School District
Lyman Hall High School
70 Pond Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wallingford School District
Mark T. Sheehan High School
142 Hope Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wallingford School District
A.r.t.s. Academy
75 Parker St
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wallingford School District
Multi-Vocational Life Skills Program
70 Ponds Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wallingford School District
Holy Trinity School
11 N Whittlesey Ave
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Benhaven School
125 N Plains Industrial Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Choate Rosemary Hall
333 Christian St
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Heritage Baptist Academy
161 S Whittlesey Ave
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Creative Beginnings Learning Center
3 Technology Dr
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wallingford Family Ymca All Day Kindergarten
16 Wallace St
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
High Road School of Wallingford
33 Village Ln
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Building Blocks Learning Center
911 N Farms Rd
Wallingford, CT 06492
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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