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ZIP Code 06855

Primary City:Norwalk, CT (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Marvin Beach
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (3:17pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.10, -73.40
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06855. 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 06855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06855, 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:
East Norwalk

Stats and Demographics for the 06855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06855 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 06855 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06855 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,892
Population Density 3,318 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,453
Median Home Value $473,000
Land Area 2.38 sq mi
Water Area 2.66 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,251
Median Household Income $73,958

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male27224519617923537531529629231428224320117693676150
Female24520922118522630431828428432532922621516711113589127
Total517454417364461679633580576639611469416343204202150177

Gender

 Male 3,892 49%
 Female 4,000 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,010 76.2%
 Black Or African American 763 9.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.4%
 Asian 296 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 579 7.3%
 Two Or More Races 212 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner814332344937424616484
Renter683953072651701138260
Total76538630714544359246144

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,384 43%
 Single Guardian 514 16%
 Singles 1,066 33%
 Singles With Roommate 287 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,327 72%
 Households with Kids 924 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6646524657534651383440433247414435322727
Female6055434430433452503941484845404732363042
Total1261019590879680103887381918092819167685769

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06855 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06855 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06855 real estate data, the median home value of $473,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06855 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06855 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 06855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,856 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 36 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,351 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 440 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,460 42%
 Households Vacant 202 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 75 37.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2.5%
 For Sale Only 24 11.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 23.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 24.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 581 42%
 2 Bedroom 501 36%
 3+ Bedroom 297 22%
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 $73,958 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06855 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 06855 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. More commuters in 06855 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,969 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,440 23%
 No Earnings 1,786 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 2,969 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,440 23%
 No Earnings 1,786 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,443 84%
 Public transportation 424 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 116 3%
 Worked at Home 110 3%
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 217 8%
 High School Graduate 1,185 42%
 Associate's degree 182 6%
 Bachelor's degree 788 28%
 Master's degree 316 11%
 Professional school degree 95 3%
 Doctorate degree 62 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 672 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 184 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06855

ZIP Code 06855 is in the Norwalk School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06855.

Marvin Elementary School
15 Calf Pasture Beach Rd
Norwalk, CT 06855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norwalk School District

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