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ZIP Code 06820

Primary City:Darien, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (5:09pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.08, -73.48
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06820

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06820. 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 06820. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06820, 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:
Darien, CT
Unacceptable:
Noroton, Noroton Heights, Tokeneke

Stats and Demographics for the 06820 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06820 is located in southwest 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 06820 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 an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06820 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,732
Population Density 1,638 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,074
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 12.66 sq mi
Water Area 2.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,698
Median Household Income $205,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8501,1851,207799239204310664884944831612450368225156147145
Female8161,0351,0497551962153758029801,021864618449403256232226220
Total1,6662,2202,2561,5544354196851,4661,8641,9651,6951,230899771481388373365

Gender

 Male 10,220 49%
 Female 10,512 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,508 94.1%
 Black Or African American 104 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.1%
 Asian 744 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 121 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 230 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52401,3631,6981,106674423206
Renter12149263219122727868
Total173891,6261,9171,228746501274

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,926 74%
 Single Guardian 577 9%
 Singles 1,057 16%
 Singles With Roommate 138 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,270 49%
 Households with Kids 3,428 51%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1561831882102282332222492532342662352342381982261881305744
Female167154199178214190208191232206198228220197219212196893931
Total3233373873884424234304404854404644634544354174383842199675

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06820 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06820 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 06820 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06820. Rentals in 06820 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06820 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,688 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 44 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,285 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,430 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 983 14%
 Households Vacant 376 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 58 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 63 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 98 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 3%
 1 Bedroom 180 22%
 2 Bedroom 199 25%
 3+ Bedroom 402 50%
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 $205,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06820 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. ZIP code 06820 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06820 can expect to fall in that range. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,454 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,545 25%
 No Earnings 5,367 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 5,454 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,545 25%
 No Earnings 5,367 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,793 62%
 Public transportation 2,042 26%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 261 3%
 Worked at Home 687 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06820 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 130 2%
 High School Graduate 698 12%
 Associate's degree 118 2%
 Bachelor's degree 2,262 39%
 Master's degree 1,926 33%
 Professional school degree 568 10%
 Doctorate degree 137 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,882 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,581 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 214 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06820

ZIP Code 06820 is in the Darien School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06820.

Hindley Elementary School
10 Nearwater Ln
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Middlesex Middle School
204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Ox Ridge Elementary School
395 Mansfield Ave
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Royle Elementary School
133 Mansfield Ave
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Tokeneke Elementary School
7 Old Farm Rd
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Holmes Elementary School
18 Hoyt St
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Darien High School
80 High School Ln
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Darien School District
Pear Tree Point School
90 Pear Tree Point Rd
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Lukes Parish School
1864 Post Rd
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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