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ZIP Code 06516

Primary City:West Haven, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (7:22pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.27, -72.96
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06516

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06516. 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 06516. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06516, 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:
West Haven, CT
Acceptable:
W Haven
Unacceptable:
Allingtown, N Haven, New Haven

Stats and Demographics for the 06516 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06516 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06516 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06516 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 55,564
Population Density 5,170 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,446
Median Home Value $215,000
Land Area 10.75 sq mi
Water Area 1.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 21,112
Median Household Income $52,353

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6921,6161,5892,2742,4021,9971,8711,7051,9031,9931,9361,6091,439947617525426356
Female1,5761,5201,5702,3052,2922,0711,9171,7491,9392,0782,1471,8431,6191,098756684698805
Total3,2683,1363,1594,5794,6944,0683,7883,4543,8424,0714,0833,4523,0582,0451,3731,2091,1241,161

Gender

 Male 26,897 48%
 Female 28,667 52%
Gender

Race

 White 36,498 65.7%
 Black Or African American 10,917 19.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 178 0.3%
 Asian 2,077 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 90 0.2%
 Other Race 3,894 7.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,910 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner951,0912,1102,8502,6061,5221,125507
Renter6782,2361,8461,8551,287650425229
Total7733,3273,9564,7053,8932,1721,550736

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,464 40%
 Single Guardian 4,713 22%
 Singles 6,310 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,625 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,608 69%
 Households with Kids 6,504 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male345374324345353320316294333321323333311301324339337567707592
Female311295302349296295307303319350310315305290328317347619694585
Total6566696266946496156235976526716336486165916526566841,1861,4011,177

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06516 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 06516 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 06516 real estate data, the median home value of $215,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06516 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06516 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06516 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 52,707 94.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 362 0.7%
 Other Institutional 96 0.2%
 College Student Housing 2,342 4.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 57 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,013 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,893 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,206 41%
 Households Vacant 1,334 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 554 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 3%
 For Sale Only 203 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 111 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 374 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 404 4%
 1 Bedroom 3,144 35%
 2 Bedroom 3,527 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,937 21%
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 $52,353 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06516 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. Residents in ZIP code 06516 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 06516 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 18,567 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,536 28%
 No Earnings 13,525 30%
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 18,567 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,536 28%
 No Earnings 13,525 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 23,607 88.8%
 Public transportation 1,388 5.2%
 Taxicab 54 0.2%
 Motorcycle 9 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 995 3.7%
 Worked at Home 523 2.0%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,397 14.0%
 High School Graduate 10,214 59.8%
 Associate's degree 944 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,320 13.6%
 Master's degree 894 5.2%
 Professional school degree 188 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 120 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,300 84.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,017 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 486 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06516

ZIP Code 06516 is in the West Haven School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06516.

Alma E. Pagels School
26 Benham Hill Rd
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Haven School District
Edith E. Mackrille School
806 Jones Hill Rd at Chase
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Haven School District
Forest School
95 Burwell Rd
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Haven School District
Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School
2 Tetlow St
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Haven School District
Savin Rock Community School
50 Park St
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Haven School District
Seth G. Haley School
148 South St
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Haven School District
Washington School
369 Washington Ave
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Haven School District
Harry M. Bailey Middle School
106 Morgan Ln
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Haven School District
West Haven High School
1 McDonough Plaza
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Haven School District
Notre Dame High School
24 Ricardo St
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Our Lady of Victory School
620 Jones Hill Rd
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Lawrence School
231 Main St
West Haven, CT 06516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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