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ZIP Code 06897

Primary City:Wilton, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (6:53am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.21, -73.44
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06897

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06897. 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 06897. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06897, 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:
Wilton, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06897 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06897 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 06897 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 06897 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,071
Population Density 674 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,478
Median Home Value $814,800
Land Area 26.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,175
Median Household Income $168,047

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male570832989718253152207438722859827668499363230201136134
Female492852880642216141238509872956857687505391271231226307
Total1,0621,6841,8691,3604692934459471,5941,8151,6841,3551,004754501432362441

Gender

 Male 8,798 49%
 Female 9,273 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,675 92.3%
 Black Or African American 180 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.1%
 Asian 827 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 96 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 283 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner141641,0871,7031,218648393120
Renter177414416310173120136
Total312381,2311,8661,319721513256

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,378 71%
 Single Guardian 518 8%
 Singles 1,095 18%
 Singles With Roommate 184 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,353 54%
 Households with Kids 2,822 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1021171271401401701841621761952031822002091931631831196050
Female7193132132159157163183190188179179162172177199153793430
Total1732102592722993273473453663833823613623813703623361989480

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06897 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06897 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 06897 real estate data, the median home value of $814,800 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 06897. Rentals in 06897 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 06897 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,873 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 171 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,144 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,203 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 828 13%
 Households Vacant 303 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 61 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 58 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 103 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 1%
 1 Bedroom 198 28%
 2 Bedroom 228 32%
 3+ Bedroom 282 39%
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 $168,047 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06897 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 06897 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 06897 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. However, that is not the case in 06897. 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 5,540 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,587 27%
 No Earnings 4,123 31%
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 5,540 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,587 27%
 No Earnings 4,123 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,769 73%
 Public transportation 1,007 13%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 128 2%
 Worked at Home 1,030 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06897 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 93 2%
 High School Graduate 828 15%
 Associate's degree 162 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,227 41%
 Master's degree 1,458 27%
 Professional school degree 551 10%
 Doctorate degree 153 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,288 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,029 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 129 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06897

ZIP Code 06897 is in the Wilton School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06897.

Cider Mill School
240 School Rd
Wilton, CT 06897
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilton School District
Middlebrook School
131 School Rd
Wilton, CT 06897
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wilton School District
Miller-Driscoll School
217 Wolfpit Rd
Wilton, CT 06897
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wilton School District
Wilton High School
395 Danbury Rd
Wilton, CT 06897
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wilton School District
Our Lady of Fatima School
225 Danbury Rd
Wilton, CT 06897
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Connecticut Friends School
317 New Canaan Rd
Wilton, CT 06897
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Belden Hill Montessori
345 Belden Hill Road
Wilton, CT 06897
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Montessori School
34 Whipple Rd
Wilton, CT 06897
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Town & Country Montessori School
531 Danbury Rd
Wilton, CT 06897
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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