Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 06787

Primary City:Thomaston, CT (View All Cities)
County: Litchfield County
Timezone: Eastern (8:59pm)
Coordinates:41.67, -73.10
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06787

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06787. 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 06787. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06787, 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:
Thomaston, CT
Unacceptable:
Northfield

Stats and Demographics for the 06787 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06787 is located in west 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 06787 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06787 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,975
Population Density 653 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,309
Median Home Value $224,500
Land Area 12.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,139
Median Household Income $76,692

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male179241305293174185189230356368395287236136108794758
Female18825726827319818918726637137238928323917513511098111
Total367498573566372374376496727740784570475311243189145169

Gender

 Male 3,866 48%
 Female 4,109 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,716 96.8%
 Black Or African American 34 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.3%
 Asian 62 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 53 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 84 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner918649169151326416075
Renter37119133160121746145
Total46305624851634338221120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,729 55%
 Single Guardian 466 15%
 Singles 778 25%
 Singles With Roommate 166 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,100 67%
 Households with Kids 1,039 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3937333848424743616153577163626572514348
Female3036424744534563525160535450597766393234
Total69737585929592106113112113110125113121142138907582

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06787 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06787 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 06787 real estate data, the median home value of $224,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06787 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06787 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06787 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,964 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,827 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 562 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 750 23%
 Households Vacant 170 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Sale Only 32 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 58 9%
 1 Bedroom 178 28%
 2 Bedroom 237 38%
 3+ Bedroom 156 25%
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 $76,692 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06787 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. 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 06787 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 3,132 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,714 26%
 No Earnings 1,667 26%
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 3,132 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,714 26%
 No Earnings 1,667 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,149 94.6%
 Public transportation 10 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 71 1.6%
 Worked at Home 157 3.6%
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 217 9%
 High School Graduate 1,564 61%
 Associate's degree 205 8%
 Bachelor's degree 409 16%
 Master's degree 114 4%
 Professional school degree 22 1%
 Doctorate degree 21 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,189 88.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 132 9.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 2.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06787

ZIP Code 06787 is in the Thomaston School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06787.

Black Rock School
57 Branch Rd
Thomaston, CT 06787
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Thomaston School District
Thomaston Center School
1 Thomas Ave
Thomaston, CT 06787
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Thomaston School District
Thomaston High School
185 Branch Rd
Thomaston, CT 06787
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Thomaston School District

Nearby ZIP Codes