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ZIP Code 06790

Primary City:Torrington, CT (View All Cities)
County: Litchfield County
Timezone: Eastern (9:34am)
Coordinates:41.84, -73.13
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06790

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06790. 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 06790. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06790, 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:
Torrington, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06790 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06790 is located in northwest 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 06790 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06790 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,482
Population Density 878 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,819
Median Home Value $180,000
Land Area 41.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,289
Median Household Income $51,799

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1071,0771,1261,1551,0561,1601,0221,0371,3821,4681,5821,3061,042731479394347402
Female9691,0011,0379879771,1051,0431,1151,3471,5851,5301,3201,053826614619617864
Total2,0762,0782,1632,1422,0332,2652,0652,1522,7293,0533,1122,6262,0951,5571,0931,0139641,266

Gender

 Male 17,873 49%
 Female 18,609 51%
Gender

Race

 White 32,383 88.8%
 Black Or African American 975 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 90 0.2%
 Asian 785 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 1,324 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 916 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner919751,6512,5252,1671,308928519
Renter4149949291,013741391356287
Total5051,9692,5803,5382,9081,6991,284806

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,712 44%
 Single Guardian 2,604 17%
 Singles 4,872 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,101 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,991 72%
 Households with Kids 4,298 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male222219217226219211208210229233224213230226229258237229202226
Female174198229197225187168213208210223191195218184232213174184202
Total396417446423444398376423437443447404425444413490450403386428

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06790 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06790 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06790 real estate data, the median home value of $180,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06790 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06790 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06790 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,644 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 24 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 28 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 559 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 227 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,300 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,864 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,125 30%
 Households Vacant 1,530 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 429 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1%
 For Sale Only 200 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 419 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 415 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 497 10%
 1 Bedroom 1,430 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,122 43%
 3+ Bedroom 874 18%
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 $51,799 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06790 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 06790 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 12,168 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,982 27%
 No Earnings 9,658 32%
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 12,168 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,982 27%
 No Earnings 9,658 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,236 93%
 Public transportation 189 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 634 4%
 Worked at Home 487 3%
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 1,796 14.7%
 High School Graduate 6,997 57.2%
 Associate's degree 880 7.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,803 14.7%
 Master's degree 536 4.4%
 Professional school degree 156 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 74 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,912 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 662 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 627 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06790

ZIP Code 06790 is in the Department of Mental Health a School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06790.

Connecticut Mental Health Center
34 Park St
New Haven, CT 06790
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Mental Health a School District
East School
215 Hogan Dr
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Torrington School District
Forbes School
500 Migeon Ave
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Torrington School District
Southwest School
340 Litchfield St
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Torrington School District
Torringford School
631 Torringford West St
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Torrington School District
Torrington Middle School
200 Middle School Rd
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Torrington School District
Vogel-Wetmore School
68 Church St
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Torrington School District
Oliver Wolcott Technical High School
75 Oliver St
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Connecticut Technical High Sc School District
Torrington High School
50 Major Besse Dr
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Torrington School District
St Peter/St Francis School
360 Prospect St
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Torrington Christian Academy
387 New Harwinton Rd
Torrington, CT 06790
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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