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ZIP Code 06712

Primary City:Prospect, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (1:04am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.50, -72.98
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06712

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06712. 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 06712. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06712, 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:
Prospect, CT
Acceptable:
Waterbury

Stats and Demographics for the 06712 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06712 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06712 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06712 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,376
Population Density 660 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,465
Median Home Value $298,000
Land Area 14.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,349
Median Household Income $98,151

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1902923223162711761812673894214223722792341441087656
Female236307348305233178166323380435481350311251157150126123
Total426599670621504354347590769856903722590485301258202179

Gender

 Male 4,516 48%
 Female 4,860 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,940 95.3%
 Black Or African American 176 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1%
 Asian 73 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 73 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 102 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1317460786669043324468
Renter1136545141222514
Total2421066191773145526982

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,222 66%
 Single Guardian 388 12%
 Singles 601 18%
 Singles With Roommate 138 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,181 65%
 Households with Kids 1,168 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4038374653527652595861806063687076584463
Female3752545465556046816576698355656671604349
Total7790911001181071369814012313714914311813313614711887112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06712 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 06712 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1950s. Looking at 06712 real estate data, the median home value of $298,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06712. Rentals in 06712 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06712 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,238 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 118 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,241 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 854 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 254 7%
 Households Vacant 116 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 29 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 61 23%
 2 Bedroom 67 25%
 3+ Bedroom 141 52%
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 $98,151 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06712 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06712 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,485 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,143 27%
 No Earnings 2,176 28%
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 3,485 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,143 27%
 No Earnings 2,176 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,527 92.7%
 Public transportation 11 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 2.0%
 Worked at Home 250 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 360 11.0%
 High School Graduate 1,443 44.1%
 Associate's degree 265 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 783 24.0%
 Master's degree 348 10.6%
 Professional school degree 57 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,287 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 259 15.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 124 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06712

ZIP Code 06712 is in the Regional School District 16. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06712.

Algonquin School
30 Coer Rd
Prospect, CT 06712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Regional School District 16
Community School
12 Center St
Prospect, CT 06712
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Regional School District 16
Long River Middle School
38 Columbia Ave
Prospect, CT 06712
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Regional School District 16

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