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ZIP Code 06851

Primary City:Norwalk, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Cranbury
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (9:42am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.14, -73.41
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06851

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06851. 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 06851. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06851, 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 06851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06851 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 06851 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06851 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,703
Population Density 3,500 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,198
Median Home Value $429,500
Land Area 7.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,548
Median Household Income $82,226

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8077737346846878509271,0361,0141,078998840675514357322262197
Female8317787266856049069851,0111,0791,1781,007930828665504432396403
Total1,6381,5511,4601,3691,2911,7561,9122,0472,0932,2562,0051,7701,5031,179861754658600

Gender

 Male 12,755 48%
 Female 13,948 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,681 77.4%
 Black Or African American 2,481 9.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.3%
 Asian 1,379 5.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 1,449 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 625 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner297321,5141,8431,554988696292
Renter14675262547833226422479
Total1751,4842,1392,3211,8861,252920371

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,285 50%
 Single Guardian 1,461 14%
 Singles 3,051 29%
 Singles With Roommate 751 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,372 70%
 Households with Kids 3,176 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male168157177152165175150129154145154147150138152150155125102121
Female18017118216416316915914114613814715813614714215717011510196
Total348328359316328344309270300283301305286285294307325240203217

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06851 has a small 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 06851 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06851 real estate data, the median home value of $429,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06851 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06851 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,411 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 18 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 200 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 65 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,814 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,834 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,900 26%
 Households Vacant 650 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 185 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 130 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 249 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 228 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,497 45%
 2 Bedroom 955 29%
 3+ Bedroom 644 19%
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 $82,226 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06851 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 06851 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 06851 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 11,074 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,724 25%
 No Earnings 6,265 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 11,074 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,724 25%
 No Earnings 6,265 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,028 85.5%
 Public transportation 1,176 7.7%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 302 2.0%
 Worked at Home 712 4.7%
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 1,075 11%
 High School Graduate 4,165 43%
 Associate's degree 498 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,458 25%
 Master's degree 1,134 12%
 Professional school degree 319 3%
 Doctorate degree 130 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,556 76.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 926 20.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 144 3.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06851

ZIP Code 06851 is in the Norwalk School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06851.

Cranbury Elementary School
5 Knowalot Ln
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Naramake Elementary School
16 King St
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Nathan Hale Middle School
176 Strawberry Hill Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Tracey School
20 Camp St
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
West Rocks Middle School
81 West Rocks Rd
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Wolfpit School
1 Starlight Dr
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Briggs High School
350 Main St
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norwalk School District
Norwalk High School
23 Calvin Murphy Streetounty
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norwalk School District
All Saints Catholic School
139 W Rocks Rd
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Winston Preparatory School
57 W Rocks Rd
Norwalk, CT 06851
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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