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ZIP Code 06878

Primary City:Riverside, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (4:18pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.03, -73.58
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06878

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06878. 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 06878. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06878, 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:
Riverside, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06878 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06878 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 06878 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06878 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,043
Population Density 3,358 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,818
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 2.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.81 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,674
Median Household Income $166,050

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
Male2934424523259471842153343513442351771571201117166
Female24039839323011371124277395371353261202169126131113134
Total533840845555207142208492729722697496379326246242184200

Gender

 Male 3,942 49%
 Female 4,101 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,079 88.0%
 Black Or African American 109 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 608 7.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 121 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 116 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15240261345032523595
Renter85017712540204437
Total9102579738490345279132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,878 70%
 Single Guardian 294 11%
 Singles 434 16%
 Singles With Roommate 68 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,381 52%
 Households with Kids 1,293 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5053717710469851107487951027791869573512021
Female3344676783737881838282778765536657351920
Total8397138144187142163191157169177179164156139161130863941

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06878 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06878 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 06878 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 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 06878. Rentals in 06878 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06878 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,003 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 40 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,492 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 681 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 501 18%
 Households Vacant 144 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 22 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 56 12%
 2 Bedroom 123 27%
 3+ Bedroom 281 61%
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 $166,050 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06878 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 06878 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 06878 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06878 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,349 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,590 27%
 No Earnings 2,031 34%
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 2,349 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,590 27%
 No Earnings 2,031 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,171 64.4%
 Public transportation 761 22.6%
 Taxicab 9 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 1.7%
 Worked at Home 370 11.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06878 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 49 2%
 High School Graduate 570 22%
 Associate's degree 100 4%
 Bachelor's degree 946 36%
 Master's degree 636 24%
 Professional school degree 230 9%
 Doctorate degree 102 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,766 67.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 806 30.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 56 2.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06878

ZIP Code 06878 is in the Greenwich School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06878.

Eastern Middle School
51 Hendrie Ave
Riverside, CT 06878
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Greenwich School District
North Mianus School
309 Palmer Hill Rd
Riverside, CT 06878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenwich School District
Riverside School
90 Hendrie Ave
Riverside, CT 06878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenwich School District
International School at Dundee
55 Florence Rd
Greenwich, CT 06878
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenwich School District

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