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ZIP Code 06853

Primary City:Norwalk, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Rowayton
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (11:27am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.07, -73.44
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06853. 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 06853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06853, 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
Unacceptable:
Rowayton

Stats and Demographics for the 06853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06853 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 06853 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 a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06853 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,646
Population Density 3,045 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,554
Median Home Value $853,700
Land Area 1.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,436
Median Household Income $129,266

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male181160918542346814916115013713011110572423732
Female164146132634435961531661571371451509959493529
Total3453062231488669164302327307274275261204131917261

Gender

 Male 1,787 49%
 Female 1,859 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,508 96.2%
 Black Or African American 33 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 49 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 15 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0482552802881989237
Renter54569492613229
Total59332432931421111446

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 913 64%
 Single Guardian 112 8%
 Singles 338 24%
 Singles With Roommate 73 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 919 64%
 Households with Kids 517 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male254341454129372528191515231915232512107
Female35273439354036152035212820281215201067
Total6070758476697340485436434347273845221614

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06853 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06853 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06853 real estate data, the median home value of $853,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06853. Rentals in 06853 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,646 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 905 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 293 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 238 15%
 Households Vacant 118 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Sale Only 18 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 47%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 79 70%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 34 30%
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 $129,266 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06853 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 06853 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. A higher percentage of people in 06853 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06853 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 1,226 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 857 30%
 No Earnings 822 28%
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 1,226 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 857 30%
 No Earnings 822 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,163 63%
 Public transportation 331 18%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 2%
 Worked at Home 296 16%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06853 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 28 2.2%
 High School Graduate 298 23.5%
 Associate's degree 8 0.6%
 Bachelor's degree 549 43.3%
 Master's degree 245 19.3%
 Professional school degree 97 7.7%
 Doctorate degree 42 3.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 366 55%
 Enrolled in Private School 253 38%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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