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ZIP Code 06078

Primary City:Suffield, CT (View All Cities)
County: Hartford County
Timezone: Eastern (4:28pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.99, -72.65
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06078

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06078. 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 06078. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06078, 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:
Suffield, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06078 is located in north 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 06078 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 small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06078 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,413
Population Density 486 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,089
Median Home Value $305,900
Land Area 25.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,867
Median Household Income $92,546

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5221225446
5-9347345692
10-14404399803
15-19536372908
20-24650199849
25-29594188782
30-34505204709
35-39560307867
40-446494181,067
45-496594951,154
50-545464781,024
55-59414354768
60-64332317649
65-69231226457
70-74151174325
75-79112186298
80-84107160267
85 Plus108240348

Gender

 Male 7,126 57%
 Female 5,287 43%
Gender

Race

 White 10,292 82.9%
 Black Or African American 1,195 9.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.2%
 Asian 182 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 587 4.7%
 Two Or More Races 131 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2463339
25-3422393316
35-4460996705
45-549231161,039
55-6468381764
65-7439768465
75-8426384347
85 Plus13161192

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,263 59%
 Single Guardian 445 12%
 Singles 975 25%
 Singles With Roommate 184 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,547 66%
 Households with Kids 1,320 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1334881
2554398
3444993
45155106
56359122
67266138
75865123
87986165
97569144
107273145
117374147
129888186
138281163
147983162
158581166
168881169
177996175
1813456190
1915058208
2012543168

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06078 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06078 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 06078 real estate data, the median home value of $305,900 is 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 06078. Rentals in 06078 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,830 79.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,137 17.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 134 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 240 1.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 72 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,351 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 884 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 632 15%
 Households Vacant 222 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 42 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 22%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 5%
 1 Bedroom 145 22%
 2 Bedroom 312 47%
 3+ Bedroom 167 25%
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 $92,546 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06078 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. 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 06078 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,507 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,459 33%
 No Earnings 3,373 33%
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 3,507 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,459 33%
 No Earnings 3,373 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,660 91.2%
 Public transportation 31 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 188 3.7%
 Worked at Home 218 4.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 865 17%
 High School Graduate 2,271 46%
 Associate's degree 265 5%
 Bachelor's degree 870 17%
 Master's degree 525 11%
 Professional school degree 138 3%
 Doctorate degree 54 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,889 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 362 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 2.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06078

ZIP Code 06078 is in the Suffield School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06078.

Suffield Middle School
350 Mountain Rd
Suffield, CT 06078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Suffield School District
A. Ward Spaulding School
945 Mountain Rd
Suffield, CT 06078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffield School District
Mcalister Intermediate School
260 Mountain Rd
Suffield, CT 06078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffield School District
Macdougall/Walker Correctional Institution
1153 East St South
Suffield, CT 06078
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Unified School District #1
Suffield Academy
185 N Main St
Suffield, CT 06078
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Bright Horizons Family Solutions
228 Mountain Rd
Suffield, CT 06078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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