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ZIP Code 06896

Primary City:Redding, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (1:00pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.30, -73.39
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06896

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06896. 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 06896. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06896, 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:
Redding, CT
Acceptable:
West Redding

Stats and Demographics for the 06896 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06896 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06896 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06896 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,110
Population Density 290 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,793
Median Home Value $617,800
Land Area 31.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,455
Median Household Income $119,046

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male212355399309139948615433346643736934022613010789129
Female18834540928813893101216416471510397303202144126159230
Total400700808597277187187370749937947766643428274233248359

Gender

 Male 4,374 48%
 Female 4,736 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,660 95.1%
 Black Or African American 63 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 188 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 35 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 145 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner558448932731374236114
Renter115359104823276140
Total161115071,036813406312254

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,289 66%
 Single Guardian 294 9%
 Singles 736 21%
 Singles With Roommate 136 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,199 64%
 Households with Kids 1,256 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4341435458737784638982796881787181512822
Female3038504553656890697682938375806683312830
Total73799399111138145174132165164172151156158137164825652

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06896 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06896 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1960s. Looking at 06896 real estate data, the median home value of $617,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06896. Rentals in 06896 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06896 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,066 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 44 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,150 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 748 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 557 15%
 Households Vacant 338 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 63 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 5%
 For Sale Only 51 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 119 35%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 113 20%
 2 Bedroom 271 47%
 3+ Bedroom 195 34%
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 $119,046 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06896 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 06896 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. However, that is not the case in 06896. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 2,930 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,944 28%
 No Earnings 2,051 30%
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 2,930 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,944 28%
 No Earnings 2,051 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,436 84.2%
 Public transportation 207 5.1%
 Taxicab 10 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 170 4.2%
 Worked at Home 260 6.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06896 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 25 1%
 High School Graduate 588 20%
 Associate's degree 66 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,063 36%
 Master's degree 793 27%
 Professional school degree 307 11%
 Doctorate degree 78 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,799 84.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 244 11.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06896

ZIP Code 06896 is in the Redding School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06896.

John Read Middle School
Route 53
Redding, CT 06896
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Redding School District
Joel Barlow High School
100 Black Rock Turnpike
Redding, CT 06896
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Regional School District 09
Landmark of Ridgefield Academy
20 Portland Ave
Redding, CT 06896
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pinewood Learning Center
9 Picketts Ridge Rd
Redding, CT 06896
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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