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ZIP Code 06850

Primary City:Norwalk, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Broad River
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (9:13am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.13, -73.44
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06850

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06850. 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 06850. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06850, 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:
Norwalk, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06850 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06850 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 06850 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06850 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,078
Population Density 2,698 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,537
Median Home Value $432,300
Land Area 6.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,119
Median Household Income $83,383

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male571448558532473601714698669775706574493296252180157134
Female560490503454444648692713691789756578532367313250213254
Total1,1319381,0619869171,2491,4061,4111,3601,5641,4621,1521,025663565430370388

Gender

 Male 8,831 49%
 Female 9,247 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,226 73.2%
 Black Or African American 2,011 11.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 76 0.4%
 Asian 1,139 6.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 1,084 6.0%
 Two Or More Races 534 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner225179251,243981595424198
Renter1236145304322401199759
Total1451,1311,4551,6751,221714521257

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,544 50%
 Single Guardian 1,045 15%
 Singles 2,022 28%
 Singles With Roommate 508 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,928 69%
 Households with Kids 2,191 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1261101151021029184908111010312511110993137122958590
Female113102117112104111948596901011029511511783113736875
Total239212232214206202178175177200204227206224210220235168153165

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06850 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 06850 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06850 real estate data, the median home value of $432,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06850 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06850 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 06850 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,856 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 205 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,837 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,068 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,214 29%
 Households Vacant 418 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 170 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 67 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 111 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 72 3%
 1 Bedroom 809 37%
 2 Bedroom 807 37%
 3+ Bedroom 499 23%
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 $83,383 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06850 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. Residents in ZIP code 06850 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 06850 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,069 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,048 24%
 No Earnings 4,532 27%
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 8,069 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,048 24%
 No Earnings 4,532 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,483 86.9%
 Public transportation 705 6.5%
 Taxicab 22 0.2%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 369 3.4%
 Worked at Home 319 2.9%
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 519 8%
 High School Graduate 2,944 43%
 Associate's degree 291 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,835 27%
 Master's degree 961 14%
 Professional school degree 201 3%
 Doctorate degree 103 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,186 74.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 513 17.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 256 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06850

ZIP Code 06850 is in the Norwalk School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06850.

Fox Run Elementary School
228 Fillow St
Norwalk, CT 06850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Jefferson Magnet School
75 Van Buren Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Kendall Elementary School
228 Fillow St
Norwalk, CT 06850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Ponus Ridge Middle School
21 Hunters Ln
Norwalk, CT 06850
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Rowayton School
1 Roton Ave
Rowayton, CT 06850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Silvermine Elementary School
157 Perry Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Parkway Christian Academy Happy Time Nursery
260 New Canaan Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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