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ZIP Code 06708

Primary City:Waterbury, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (5:00am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.55, -73.07
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06708

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06708. 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 06708. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06708, 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
Unacceptable:
Wtby

Stats and Demographics for the 06708 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06708 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06708 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06708 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,418
Population Density 3,101 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,911
Median Home Value $162,900
Land Area 9.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,769
Median Household Income $50,940

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9529119891,055941977963888972998977884697559352315261250
Female9088859101,0491,0061,1031,0951,0211,0121,1271,125958824632480440368534
Total1,8601,7961,8992,1041,9472,0802,0581,9091,9842,1252,1021,8421,5211,191832755629784

Gender

 Male 13,941 47%
 Female 15,477 53%
Gender

Race

 White 21,338 72.5%
 Black Or African American 3,873 13.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 154 0.5%
 Asian 524 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 2,480 8.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,039 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner538521,1741,5411,450930693359
Renter3481,148963929601340222166
Total4012,0002,1372,4702,0511,270915525

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,632 39%
 Single Guardian 2,831 24%
 Singles 3,540 30%
 Singles With Roommate 766 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,036 68%
 Households with Kids 3,733 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male189186198188195165176191184184196192199218195177214232237204
Female194187185178173173146202191179181177184189175198210232234199
Total383373383366368338322393375363377369383407370375424464471403

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06708 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06708 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 06708 real estate data, the median home value of $162,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06708 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06708 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06708 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,778 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 114 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 368 1.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 149 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,110 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,942 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,717 37%
 Households Vacant 1,142 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 552 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 216 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 280 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 177 4%
 1 Bedroom 735 17%
 2 Bedroom 2,440 55%
 3+ Bedroom 1,059 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 $50,940 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06708 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, 06708 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 06708 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 9,203 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,492 24%
 No Earnings 8,455 37%
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 9,203 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,492 24%
 No Earnings 8,455 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,172 95.0%
 Public transportation 198 1.5%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 1 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 237 1.9%
 Worked at Home 186 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,411 15.3%
 High School Graduate 5,219 56.8%
 Associate's degree 727 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,136 12.4%
 Master's degree 528 5.7%
 Professional school degree 144 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,068 74.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 814 15.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 547 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06708

ZIP Code 06708 is in the Waterbury School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06708.

B. W. Tinker School
809 Highland Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Bunker Hill School
170 Bunker Hill Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Carrington School
24 Kenmore Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
West Side Middle School
483 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Duggan School
952 Bank St
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
W. F. Kaynor Technical High School
43 Tompkins St
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Connecticut Technical High Sc School District
John F. Kennedy High School
422 Highland Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waterbury School District
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Day School
386 Robinwood Rd
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Cross High School
587 Oronoke Rd
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School
645 Congress Ave
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Chase Collegiate School
565 Chase Pkwy
Waterbury, CT 06708
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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