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ZIP Code 06498

Primary City:Westbrook, CT (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (1:17pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.30, -72.47
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06498

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06498. 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 06498. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06498, 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:
Westbrook, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06498 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06498 is located in south 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 06498 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06498 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,963
Population Density 441 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,953
Median Home Value $351,000
Land Area 15.79 sq mi
Water Area 1.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,960
Median Household Income $63,520

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1301832202431661521612172502653152662402241441047965
Female137188200186142124149180260289315296283244163131136116
Total267371420429308276310397510554630562523468307235215181

Gender

 Male 3,424 49%
 Female 3,539 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,601 94.8%
 Black Or African American 44 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.2%
 Asian 94 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 131 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 80 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner78030550255641024091
Renter26134178151100756936
Total33214483653656485309127

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,496 51%
 Single Guardian 363 12%
 Singles 907 31%
 Singles With Roommate 194 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,199 74%
 Households with Kids 761 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2628243255363227335441404639604261503029
Female2034352432274038514032374942494034323131
Total46625956876372658494737795811098295826160

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06498 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06498 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06498 real estate data, the median home value of $351,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06498 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06498 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06498 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,870 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 25 0.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 68 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,466 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 725 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 769 19%
 Households Vacant 993 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 7.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.5%
 For Sale Only 57 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 814 82.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 3.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 3%
 1 Bedroom 228 40%
 2 Bedroom 195 35%
 3+ Bedroom 126 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 $63,520 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06498 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 06498 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,324 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,532 26%
 No Earnings 2,039 35%
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 2,324 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,532 26%
 No Earnings 2,039 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,976 89.4%
 Public transportation 10 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 149 4.5%
 Worked at Home 193 5.8%
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 116 5%
 High School Graduate 1,425 58%
 Associate's degree 135 6%
 Bachelor's degree 454 19%
 Master's degree 145 6%
 Professional school degree 62 3%
 Doctorate degree 106 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 917 85.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 115 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 3.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06498

ZIP Code 06498 is in the Westbrook School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06498.

Daisy Ingraham School
105 Goodspeed Dr
Westbrook, CT 06498
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Westbrook School District
Westbrook Middle School
156 McVeagh Rd
Westbrook, CT 06498
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Westbrook School District
Westbrook High School
156 McVeagh Rd
Westbrook, CT 06498
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Westbrook School District
Oxford Academy
1393 Boston Post Rd
Westbrook, CT 06498
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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