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ZIP Code 06608

Primary City:Bridgeport, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Upper East Side|East Side
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (7:23pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.19, -73.18
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06608

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06608. 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 06608. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06608, 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 06608 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06608 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 06608 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06608 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,671
Population Density 13,234 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,104
Median Home Value $173,900
Land Area 1.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,414
Median Household Income $30,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male60256855460961253345342745342638125622717199614534
Female616496613642619503527497582464408339294208146866159
Total1,2181,0641,1671,2511,2311,0369809241,03589078959552137924514710693

Gender

 Male 6,511 48%
 Female 7,160 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,522 33.1%
 Black Or African American 4,526 33.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.6%
 Asian 216 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 3,547 25.9%
 Two Or More Races 760 5.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner151291752531841356824
Renter27970687368246228011534
Total2948351,04893564641518358

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,193 27%
 Single Guardian 1,924 44%
 Singles 1,039 24%
 Singles With Roommate 258 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,332 53%
 Households with Kids 2,082 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1161201311181101201429510111611510910011498122126124139155
Female1351421061191011019890106113123131112134114109110163146142
Total251262237237211221240185207229238240212248212231236287285297

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06608 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 06608 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06608 real estate data, the median home value of $173,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06608 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06608 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06608 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,400 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 56 0.4%
 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 215 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 796 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 187 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,431 67%
 Households Vacant 690 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 448 64.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2.3%
 For Sale Only 42 6.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 11 1.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 161 23.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 56 2%
 1 Bedroom 802 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,086 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,442 43%
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 $30,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06608 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 06608 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 06608 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 06608 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 3,584 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,622 26%
 No Earnings 3,780 38%
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 3,584 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,622 26%
 No Earnings 3,780 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,370 82.6%
 Public transportation 477 9.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 401 7.6%
 Worked at Home 42 0.8%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,298 38.0%
 High School Graduate 1,838 53.8%
 Associate's degree 47 1.4%
 Bachelor's degree 166 4.9%
 Master's degree 54 1.6%
 Professional school degree 16 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,421 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 360 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 366 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06608

ZIP Code 06608 is in the Bridgeport Achievement First School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06608.

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy
655 Stillman St
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bridgeport Achievement First School District
New Beginnings Inc. Family Academy
510 Barnum Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Beginnings Inc. School District
Park City Prep Charter School
510 Barnum Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Park City Prep Charter School District
Luis Munoz Marin School
479 Helen St
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Barnum School
495 Waterview Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
Waltersville School
95 Gilmore St
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bridgeport School District
The Bridge Academy
401 Kossuth St
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Bridge Academy District
Park City Academy
391 East Washington Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Bridgeport School District

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