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ZIP Code 06605

Primary City:Bridgeport, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West End
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (3:08am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.16, -73.22
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06605. 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 06605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06605, 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:
Bridgeport, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06605 is located in southwest 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 06605 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06605 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,397
Population Density 9,986 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,618
Median Home Value $228,900
Land Area 2.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,598
Median Household Income $39,955

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0018747488211,0641,1871,01087479077968056244732917615111089
Female8598487357439511,1711,023809780747702597525357286216169187
Total1,8601,7221,4831,5642,0152,3582,0331,6831,5701,5261,3821,159972686462367279276

Gender

 Male 11,692 50%
 Female 11,705 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,729 41.6%
 Black Or African American 7,296 31.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 134 0.6%
 Asian 983 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 4,231 18.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,001 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2329544956254335622284
Renter4971,6951,2961,09177041820889
Total5201,9901,7451,6531,313774430173

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,498 29%
 Single Guardian 2,554 30%
 Singles 2,713 32%
 Singles With Roommate 833 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,513 64%
 Households with Kids 3,085 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male195187217213178170181167178150137161144156156159183156167187
Female156171180186196178169143162159156133133154145139143176140193
Total351358397399374348350310340309293294277310301298326332307380

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06605 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 06605 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06605 real estate data, the median home value of $228,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06605 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06605 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,985 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 46 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 119 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 240 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,944 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 590 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,064 63%
 Households Vacant 1,020 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 689 68%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Sale Only 80 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 166 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 413 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,584 27%
 2 Bedroom 2,473 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,431 24%
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 $39,955 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06605 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 06605 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06605 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,649 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,342 30%
 No Earnings 5,775 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 6,649 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,342 30%
 No Earnings 5,775 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,099 77.8%
 Public transportation 1,408 13.5%
 Taxicab 21 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 692 6.6%
 Worked at Home 191 1.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,172 31%
 High School Graduate 2,968 42%
 Associate's degree 264 4%
 Bachelor's degree 968 14%
 Master's degree 554 8%
 Professional school degree 71 1%
 Doctorate degree 101 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,154 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 531 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 600 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06605

ZIP Code 06605 is in the Bridgeport School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06605.

Make the Grade
86 Whittier St
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bridgeport School District
Bridgeport Regional Aquaculture Science Technology
60 St Stephens Rd
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bridgeport School District
Black Rock School
545 Brewster St
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Bryant School
230 Poplar St
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Cesar Batalla School
606 Howard Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Longfellow School
139 Ocean Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Bassick High School
1181 Fairfield Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bridgeport School District
St Peter School
659 Beechwood Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Ann School
521 Brewster St
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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