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ZIP Code 06518

Primary City:Hamden, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (9:38am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.42, -72.91
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06518

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06518. 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 06518. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06518, 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
Unacceptable:
Centerville-mount Carmel, Mount Carmel, N Haven

Stats and Demographics for the 06518 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06518 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 06518 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06518 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,848
Population Density 1,211 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,465
Median Home Value $265,200
Land Area 16.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,095
Median Household Income $74,230

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3873943691,1061,374568474455518531555552467293249224207188
Female3553973691,7111,864577505451522578626611555351337332325471
Total7427917382,8173,2381,1459799061,0401,1091,1811,1631,022644586556532659

Gender

 Male 8,911 45%
 Female 10,937 55%
Gender

Race

 White 16,559 83.4%
 Black Or African American 1,421 7.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.1%
 Asian 1,211 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 227 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 411 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner233186941,0291,094663562277
Renter515669354250194120174159
Total5389871,0481,2791,288783736436

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,339 47%
 Single Guardian 692 10%
 Singles 2,275 32%
 Singles With Roommate 789 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,472 77%
 Households with Kids 1,623 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8664897888638475847873697277748990322531488
Female6460807282808072838371756674977477626837682
Total1501241691501701431641471671611441441381511711631679481,3681,170

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06518 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 06518 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 06518 real estate data, the median home value of $265,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06518 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06518 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06518 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,110 81.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 137 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,577 18.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,178 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,482 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,435 33%
 Households Vacant 370 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 149 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 61 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 134 7%
 1 Bedroom 778 38%
 2 Bedroom 691 34%
 3+ Bedroom 419 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 $74,230 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06518 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 06518 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 06518 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 6,304 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,376 38%
 No Earnings 4,224 25%
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 6,304 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,376 38%
 No Earnings 4,224 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,556 83.7%
 Public transportation 181 1.8%
 Taxicab 2 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,113 10.9%
 Worked at Home 366 3.6%
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 258 5%
 High School Graduate 1,802 33%
 Associate's degree 421 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,558 29%
 Master's degree 921 17%
 Professional school degree 222 4%
 Doctorate degree 235 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,056 76.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 368 13.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 257 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06518

ZIP Code 06518 is in the Hamden School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06518.

West Woods School
350 West Todd St
Hamden, CT 06518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamden School District
Alice Peck Pre-K Program
35 Hillfield Rd
Hamden, CT 06518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hamden School District
Kindercare Learning Center #1764
3025 Dixwell Ave
Hamden, CT 06518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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