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ZIP Code 06517

Primary City:Hamden, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Hamden
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (7:15am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.35, -72.90
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06517

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06517. 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 06517. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06517, 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:
Hamden, CT
Acceptable:
New Haven, Whitneyville

Stats and Demographics for the 06517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06517 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06517 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06517 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,853
Population Density 2,920 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,789
Median Home Value $251,600
Land Area 5.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,386
Median Household Income $69,913

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male481411466444312402430479486460525470436277230187152192
Female434380400430365411499519553568612607493409289283288473
Total9157918668746778139299981,0391,0281,1371,077929686519470440665

Gender

 Male 6,840 46%
 Female 8,013 54%
Gender

Race

 White 10,155 68.4%
 Black Or African American 3,198 21.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.2%
 Asian 634 4.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 414 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 418 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32393813942934596406223
Renter91369285327227215246287
Total1237621,0981,2691,161811652510

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,749 43%
 Single Guardian 1,029 16%
 Singles 2,203 34%
 Singles With Roommate 405 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,579 72%
 Households with Kids 1,807 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male779610597847588857998918494999611092866054
Female949091807973797673817690757875101121755853
Total171186196177163148167161152179167174169177171211213161118107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06517 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06517 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06517 real estate data, the median home value of $251,600 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 06517. Rentals in 06517 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 06517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,632 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 77 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 71 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 73 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,176 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,163 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,047 30%
 Households Vacant 403 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 143 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 62 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 343 18%
 1 Bedroom 578 30%
 2 Bedroom 668 34%
 3+ Bedroom 356 18%
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 $69,913 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06517 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. More commuters in 06517 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,074 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,399 28%
 No Earnings 3,545 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 5,074 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,399 28%
 No Earnings 3,545 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,617 89.4%
 Public transportation 227 3.1%
 Taxicab 17 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 183 2.5%
 Worked at Home 357 4.8%
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 290 6%
 High School Graduate 1,573 34%
 Associate's degree 146 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,062 23%
 Master's degree 683 15%
 Professional school degree 393 9%
 Doctorate degree 432 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,641 66.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 550 22.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 280 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06517

ZIP Code 06517 is in the New Haven School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06517.

Domus Academy
130b Leeder Hill
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New Haven School District
Highville Charter School
130 Leederhill Dr
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highville Mustard Seed Charte School District
Ridge Hill School
120 Carew Rd
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamden School District
Spring Glen School
1908 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamden School District
Whitney High School North
205 Skiff St
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Area Cooperative Educational School District
Whitney High School West
205 Skiff St
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Area Cooperative Educational School District
Whitney High School East
205 Skiff St
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Area Cooperative Educational School District
Hamden Middle School
2623 Dixwell Ave
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Hamden School District
New Haven Academy
130b Leeder Hill Rd
New Haven, CT 06517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Haven School District
St Stephen School
418 Ridge Rd
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
West Woods Christian Academy
2105 State St
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Whitney Hall School
1400 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Cedarhurst School
871 Prospect St
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Rita School
1601 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Salma K Farid Academy
131 Leeder Hill Dr
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lorraine D Foster Day School
1861 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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