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ZIP Code 06854

Primary City:Norwalk, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Woodward
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (7:24pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.08, -73.42
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06854

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06854. 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 06854. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06854, 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:
South Norwalk

Stats and Demographics for the 06854 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06854 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06854 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06854 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,100
Population Density 5,959 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,566
Median Home Value $359,900
Land Area 4.88 sq mi
Water Area 2.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,762
Median Household Income $56,127

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1909489329529761,4871,4811,2411,07498987571661942525822614796
Female1,0548707858279091,3291,2771,1641,0631,054951834705527373313230203
Total2,2441,8181,7171,7791,8852,8162,7582,4052,1372,0431,8261,5501,324952631539377299

Gender

 Male 14,632 50%
 Female 14,468 50%
Gender

Race

 White 15,246 52.4%
 Black Or African American 6,880 23.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 145 0.5%
 Asian 1,229 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.1%
 Other Race 4,568 15.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,003 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner335961,0341,1471,024679439149
Renter4031,7161,2861,02067334416455
Total4362,3122,3202,1671,6971,023603204

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,236 39%
 Single Guardian 2,616 24%
 Singles 2,965 28%
 Singles With Roommate 945 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,910 64%
 Households with Kids 3,852 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male240256234216199203208179159212179170201170195182197171207163
Female216219199182193189169157162169147167134168166171179147164146
Total456475433398392392377336321381326337335338361353376318371309

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06854 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 06854 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 06854 real estate data, the median home value of $359,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06854 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06854 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06854 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,856 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 26 0.1%
 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 218 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,055 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,046 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,661 49%
 Households Vacant 804 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 474 59%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 88 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 253 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,780 46%
 2 Bedroom 2,018 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,004 17%
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 $56,127 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06854 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. ZIP code 06854 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 06854 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 9,898 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,045 27%
 No Earnings 6,448 29%
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 9,898 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,045 27%
 No Earnings 6,448 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,677 83.5%
 Public transportation 1,620 11.6%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 64 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 338 2.4%
 Worked at Home 271 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,412 15%
 High School Graduate 4,883 51%
 Associate's degree 319 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,124 22%
 Master's degree 575 6%
 Professional school degree 202 2%
 Doctorate degree 78 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,528 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 552 12.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 359 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06854

ZIP Code 06854 is in the Side by Side Community School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06854.

Side by Side Charter School
10 Chestnut St
Norwalk, CT 06854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Side by Side Community School District
Brookside Elementary School
382 Highland Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Columbus Magnet School
46 Concord St
Norwalk, CT 06854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Roton Middle School
201 Highland Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District
Brien Mcmahon High School
300 Highland Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norwalk School District

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