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ZIP Code 06511

Primary City:New Haven, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Dwight
County: New Haven
Timezone: Eastern (9:03pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.31, -72.94
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06511

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06511. 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 06511. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06511, 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:
New Haven, CT
Acceptable:
Hamden
Unacceptable:
N Haven

Stats and Demographics for the 06511 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06511 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06511 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06511 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 53,600
Population Density 9,041 people per sq mi
Housing Units 23,553
Median Home Value $246,000
Land Area 5.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,581
Median Household Income $36,275

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6811,4061,3522,3023,9533,4302,5321,7261,5781,4321,3241,086865654393262190115
Female1,5971,3171,2962,3614,0673,6302,4491,7051,5281,4171,3471,1461,029748571420335356
Total3,2782,7232,6484,6638,0207,0604,9813,4313,1062,8492,6712,2321,8941,402964682525471

Gender

 Male 26,281 49%
 Female 27,319 51%
Gender

Race

 White 20,691 38.6%
 Black Or African American 23,133 43.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 281 0.5%
 Asian 4,013 7.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.0%
 Other Race 3,301 6.2%
 Two Or More Races 2,161 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner504968649181,053752394142
Renter1,7965,8062,8452,2681,579925510183
Total1,8466,3023,7093,1862,6321,677904325

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,665 23%
 Single Guardian 5,041 24%
 Singles 7,891 38%
 Singles With Roommate 2,984 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 15,014 73%
 Households with Kids 5,567 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male335337331337312260311243280306259253278256267307296546886954
Female322350324276261277252283244265242268252269309285305581881908
Total6576876556135735375635265245715015215305255765926011,1271,7671,862

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06511 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 06511 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06511 real estate data, the median home value of $246,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06511. Rentals in 06511 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 06511 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,570 86.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 828 1.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 140 0.3%
 Other Institutional 8 0.0%
 College Student Housing 4,941 9.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,093 2.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,493 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,176 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 15,912 68%
 Households Vacant 2,972 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,999 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 77 3%
 For Sale Only 151 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 77 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 129 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 539 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,445 9%
 1 Bedroom 5,137 32%
 2 Bedroom 6,236 39%
 3+ Bedroom 3,284 20%
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 $36,275 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06511 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. ZIP code 06511 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 06511 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 06511 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 14,088 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,468 35%
 No Earnings 14,614 33%
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 14,088 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,468 35%
 No Earnings 14,614 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,875 50.7%
 Public transportation 3,573 15.3%
 Taxicab 20 0.1%
 Motorcycle 10 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6,886 29.4%
 Worked at Home 1,052 4.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 2,400 16%
 High School Graduate 5,335 36%
 Associate's degree 474 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,638 18%
 Master's degree 1,872 13%
 Professional school degree 756 5%
 Doctorate degree 1,359 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,738 80.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,020 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 575 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06511

ZIP Code 06511 is in the Amistad Academy District. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06511.

Amistad Academy
130 Edgewood Ave
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Amistad Academy District
Urban Youth Center Middle School
800 Dixwell Ave
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New Haven School District
Barnard Environmental Magnet School
170 Derby Ave
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
Beecher School
100 Jewell St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
East Rock Community Magnet School
133 Nash St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
Lincoln-Bassett School
130 Bassett St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
Augusta Lewis Troup School
259 Edgewood Ave
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
Conte/West Hills Magnet School
511 Chapel St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
Wexler/Grant Community School
55 Foote St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
Worthington Hooker School
180 Canner St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
King/Robinson Magnet School
150 Fournier St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
Dwight Early Childhood Program
1324 Chapel St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
Celentano School
185 Goffe St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
Helene Grant Headstart
185 Goffe St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Haven School District
High School in the Community
176 Water St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Haven School District
James Hillhouse High School
480 Sherman Parkway
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Haven School District
Wilbur Cross High School
181 Mitchell Dr
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Haven School District
Cooperative High School
177 College St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Haven School District
Foote School
50 Loomis Pl
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Thomas'S Day School
830 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Gedolah / Rabbinical Inst of New England
292 Norton St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Calvin Hill Daycare Center & Klf Kindergarten
150 Highland St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Leila Day Nurseries
100 Cold Spring St
New Haven, CT 06511
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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