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ZIP Code 06524

Primary City:Bethany, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (2:25pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.43, -72.99
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06524

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06524. 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 06524. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06524, 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:
Bethany, CT
Acceptable:
New Haven

Stats and Demographics for the 06524 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06524 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 06524 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06524 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,563
Population Density 263 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,044
Median Home Value $370,400
Land Area 21.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,971
Median Household Income $100,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male113206224246122948514121828428824217413683575342
Female122162205188907910515324027827626617913078747555
Total23536842943421217319029445856256450835326616113112897

Gender

 Male 2,808 50%
 Female 2,755 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,094 91.6%
 Black Or African American 106 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 268 4.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 27 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 61 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner76832155644424114450
Renter024404124155
Total79236159746824214955

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,392 71%
 Single Guardian 219 11%
 Singles 294 15%
 Singles With Roommate 66 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,203 61%
 Households with Kids 768 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2024292442385030464341465341625958452226
Female2028223625234131424641345133424353242616
Total40525160676191618889828010474104102111694842

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06524 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06524 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 06524 real estate data, the median home value of $370,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06524. Rentals in 06524 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06524 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,559 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,334 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 497 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 140 7%
 Households Vacant 73 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 16 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 14%
 2 Bedroom 68 40%
 3+ Bedroom 76 45%
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 $100,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06524 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. However, that is not the case in 06524. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,059 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,317 30%
 No Earnings 1,044 24%
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 2,059 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,317 30%
 No Earnings 1,044 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,703 94%
 Public transportation 29 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 41 1%
 Worked at Home 97 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06524 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 62 3%
 High School Graduate 758 42%
 Associate's degree 128 7%
 Bachelor's degree 471 26%
 Master's degree 216 12%
 Professional school degree 112 6%
 Doctorate degree 59 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,179 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 100 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06524

ZIP Code 06524 is in the Bethany School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06524.

Bethany Community School
44 Peck Rd
Bethany, CT 06524
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethany School District
Amity Middle School: Bethany
190 Luke Hill Rd
Bethany, CT 06524
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Regional School District 05

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