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ZIP Code 06606

Primary City:Bridgeport, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Upper Madison|North End
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (9:19am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.21, -73.21
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06606. 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 06606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06606, 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 06606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06606 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 06606 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06606 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 46,236
Population Density 8,739 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,623
Median Home Value $196,300
Land Area 5.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,360
Median Household Income $52,324

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6671,4851,5481,7371,9391,7471,7271,5211,5701,6171,6001,205914619417354284259
Female1,6311,4561,4381,5731,9341,8381,7981,6941,7681,7661,6481,3371,130798616546483572
Total3,2982,9412,9863,3103,8733,5853,5253,2153,3383,3833,2482,5422,0441,4171,033900767831

Gender

 Male 22,210 48%
 Female 24,026 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,649 44.7%
 Black Or African American 15,408 33.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 250 0.5%
 Asian 1,230 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 6,812 14.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,863 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner781,1381,9072,4261,9561,136817427
Renter6541,5921,4121,345739365230138
Total7322,7303,3193,7712,6951,5011,047565

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,679 41%
 Single Guardian 4,488 27%
 Singles 4,052 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,141 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,140 62%
 Households with Kids 6,220 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male352345324322298297272315303311298303326310334358365330350410
Female307329336322299307290287273310281287275285337308321317290387
Total659674660644597604562602576621579590601595671666686647640797

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06606 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06606 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06606 real estate data, the median home value of $196,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06606 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06606 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,027 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 143 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 66 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,645 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,240 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,475 37%
 Households Vacant 1,263 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 595 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 243 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 296 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 448 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,167 17%
 2 Bedroom 2,516 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,606 39%
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 $52,324 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06606 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 06606 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 06606 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06606 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 15,245 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,592 28%
 No Earnings 12,041 32%
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 15,245 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,592 28%
 No Earnings 12,041 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,681 85.6%
 Public transportation 2,173 9.5%
 Taxicab 16 0.1%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 881 3.8%
 Worked at Home 212 0.9%
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 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 3,744 25.0%
 High School Graduate 8,058 53.7%
 Associate's degree 658 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,794 12.0%
 Master's degree 551 3.7%
 Professional school degree 102 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 94 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,422 79.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,480 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 394 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06606

ZIP Code 06606 is in the Bridgeport School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06606.

Bridgeport Learning Center
280 Tesiny Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bridgeport School District
Blackham School
425 Thorme St
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Cross School
1775 Reservoir Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Hallen School
68 Omega Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Park City Magnet School
1526 Chopsey Hill Rd
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Read School
130 Ezra St
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Skane Center
2977 North Madison Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Winthrop School
85 Eckart St
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Central High School
One Lincoln Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bridgeport School District
St Andrew School
395 Anton St
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Fairfield County Sda School
827 Trumbull Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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