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ZIP Code 06824

Primary City:Fairfield, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (9:33am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.17, -73.28
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06824

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06824. 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 06824. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06824, 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:
Fairfield, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06824 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06824 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 06824 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06824 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,900
Population Density 1,684 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,108
Median Home Value $661,000
Land Area 20.13 sq mi
Water Area 1.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,418
Median Household Income $128,558

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
Male1,0051,3501,3791,5111,2624895379851,2311,4091,211999823624419354273262
Female9491,2511,3041,6271,5355476691,0671,3541,5101,3591,110886727486455430511
Total1,9542,6012,6833,1382,7971,0361,2062,0522,5852,9192,5702,1091,7091,351905809703773

Gender

 Male 16,123 48%
 Female 17,777 52%
Gender

Race

 White 31,582 93.2%
 Black Or African American 497 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.0%
 Asian 1,056 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 306 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 442 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner44471,9782,5782,0031,274889418
Renter1993933743932061119556
Total2038402,3522,9712,2091,385984474

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,074 62%
 Single Guardian 1,306 11%
 Singles 2,417 21%
 Singles With Roommate 621 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,941 61%
 Households with Kids 4,477 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male174205189259238266275259312273294282261269257241269337407354
Female177197195230244234255246272266273273251241256237233401500464
Total351402384489482500530505584539567555512510513478502738907818

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06824 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 06824 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 06824 real estate data, the median home value of $661,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06824. Rentals in 06824 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06824 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,161 91.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 209 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,464 7.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 66 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,075 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,516 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,827 15%
 Households Vacant 690 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 129 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 154 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 230 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 129 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 5%
 1 Bedroom 180 10%
 2 Bedroom 672 38%
 3+ Bedroom 841 47%
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 $128,558 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06824 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 06824 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 06824 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,306 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,163 31%
 No Earnings 7,850 30%
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 10,306 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,163 31%
 No Earnings 7,850 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,410 75.0%
 Public transportation 1,750 11.5%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 21 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 824 5.4%
 Worked at Home 1,204 7.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06824 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 309 3%
 High School Graduate 2,396 25%
 Associate's degree 315 3%
 Bachelor's degree 3,488 36%
 Master's degree 2,203 23%
 Professional school degree 633 7%
 Doctorate degree 339 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,340 75.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,749 20.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 333 4.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06824

ZIP Code 06824 is in the Fairfield School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06824.

Dwight Elementary School
1600 Redding Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Fairfield Woods Middle School
1115 Fairfield Woods Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Holland Hill School
200 Meadowcroft Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Jennings School
31 Palm Dr
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Mckinley School
60 Thompson St
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Riverfield School
1625 Mill Plain Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Sherman School
250 Fern St
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Tomlinson Middle School
200 Unquowa Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Osborn Hill School
760 Stillson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Roger Ludlowe Middle School
689 Unquowa Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Burr Elementary School
1960 Burr St
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfield School District
Fairfield Ludlowe High School
785 Unquowa Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fairfield School District
St Thomas Aquinas Elementary School
1719 Post Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Fairfield College Preparatory
1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Fairfield Country Day School
2970 Bronson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hunt Ridge Montessori School
834 Brookside Dr
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Great Beginnings Montessori School
148 Beach Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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