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ZIP Code 06705

Primary City:Waterbury, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (3:31am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.55, -72.99
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06705

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06705. 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 06705. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06705, 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:
Waterbury, CT
Acceptable:
Wolcott
Unacceptable:
East End, Wtby

Stats and Demographics for the 06705 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06705 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06705 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. 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 06705 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,122
Population Density 4,797 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,721
Median Home Value $138,400
Land Area 5.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,888
Median Household Income $43,892

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9748879038889311,005914871908917910689577441290245204233
Female8738928938151,0251,1971,029940973992966800735551404377384489
Total1,8471,7791,7961,7031,9562,2021,9431,8111,8811,9091,8761,4891,312992694622588722

Gender

 Male 12,787 47%
 Female 14,335 53%
Gender

Race

 White 17,393 64.1%
 Black Or African American 4,637 17.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 139 0.5%
 Asian 670 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 3,086 11.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,191 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner696348751,134954582434206
Renter4581,3631,2301,103764479358245
Total5271,9972,1052,2371,7181,061792451

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,841 35%
 Single Guardian 2,888 27%
 Singles 3,443 32%
 Singles With Roommate 716 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,244 67%
 Households with Kids 3,644 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male203205179188200179184176148168180189184182192188170169169190
Female156203172162189176183175169189180189170165168163181157146193
Total359408351350389355367351317357360378354347360351351326315383

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06705 has a small 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 06705 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 06705 real estate data, the median home value of $138,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06705 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06705 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06705 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,661 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 78 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 347 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,651 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,237 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,000 51%
 Households Vacant 833 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 455 54.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Sale Only 121 14.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 4.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 194 23.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 366 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,443 26%
 2 Bedroom 2,721 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,115 20%
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 $43,892 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06705 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 06705 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 06705 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 8,746 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,278 25%
 No Earnings 7,341 34%
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 8,746 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,278 25%
 No Earnings 7,341 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,488 92.7%
 Public transportation 429 3.5%
 Taxicab 15 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 339 2.7%
 Worked at Home 120 1.0%
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 1,430 18.1%
 High School Graduate 4,617 58.5%
 Associate's degree 607 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 966 12.2%
 Master's degree 243 3.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,816 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 458 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 533 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06705

ZIP Code 06705 is in the Waterbury School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06705.

Margaret M. Generali Elementary School
3196 East Main St
Waterbury, CT 06705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
H. S. Chase School
40 Woodtick Rd
Waterbury, CT 06705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Michael F. Wallace Middle School
3465 East Main St
Waterbury, CT 06705
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Rotella Interdistrict Magnet School
440 Pierpont Rd
Waterbury, CT 06705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Crosby High School
300 Pierpont Rd
Waterbury, CT 06705
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waterbury School District
Ss Peter & Paul School
116 Beecher Ave
Waterbury, CT 06705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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