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ZIP Code 06260

Primary City:Putnam, CT (View All Cities)
County: Windham County
Timezone: Eastern (11:49am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.90, -71.87
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06260

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06260. 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 06260. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06260, 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:
Putnam, CT
Unacceptable:
East Putnam, Laurel Hill, Putman, Putnam Heights, Putnm, Rhodesville, Sawyer District

Stats and Demographics for the 06260 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06260 is located in northeast 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 06260 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 families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06260 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,510
Population Density 476 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,271
Median Home Value $201,100
Land Area 19.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,923
Median Household Income $46,657

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5286273559
5-9306249555
10-14312251563
15-19387274661
20-24283269552
25-29333334667
30-34287312599
35-39317298615
40-44327305632
45-49345387732
50-54363379742
55-59291351642
60-64266296562
65-69175203378
70-74108163271
75-7992160252
80-8490137227
85 Plus75226301

Gender

 Male 4,643 49%
 Female 4,867 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,946 94.1%
 Black Or African American 126 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 60 0.6%
 Asian 96 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 61 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 218 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2423134157
25-34231354585
35-44393291684
45-54589281870
55-64507229736
65-74259161420
75-84190135325
85 Plus7769146

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,631 42%
 Single Guardian 745 19%
 Singles 1,216 31%
 Singles With Roommate 331 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,810 72%
 Households with Kids 1,113 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16355118
25557112
36647113
44364107
56448112
66460124
75950109
85743100
96248110
105470124
115054104
12563894
13554196
149748145
1510847155
168656142
176658124
187161132
195652108
204753100

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06260 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06260 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06260 real estate data, the median home value of $201,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06260 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06260 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06260 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,134 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 96 1.0%
 Other Institutional 116 1.2%
 College Student Housing 44 0.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 120 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,670 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 599 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,654 39%
 Households Vacant 348 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 151 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 49 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 110 6%
 1 Bedroom 424 25%
 2 Bedroom 631 37%
 3+ Bedroom 528 31%
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 $46,657 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06260 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. 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 06260 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,944 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,120 29%
 No Earnings 2,306 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 2,944 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,120 29%
 No Earnings 2,306 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,003 92.6%
 Public transportation 15 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 215 5.0%
 Worked at Home 91 2.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 331 11.0%
 High School Graduate 1,954 65.1%
 Associate's degree 233 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 387 12.9%
 Master's degree 39 1.3%
 Professional school degree 34 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,639 86.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 177 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06260

ZIP Code 06260 is in the Putnam School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06260.

Putnam Elementary School
33 Wicker St
Putnam, CT 06260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam School District
Putnam Middle School
35 Wicker St
Putnam, CT 06260
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Putnam School District
Putnam High School
152 Woodstock Ave
Putnam, CT 06260
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Putnam School District
Helping Hands
32 Newport Ave
Putnam, CT 06260
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Putnam School District
Tri-State Christian Academy
250 E Putnam Rd
Putnam, CT 06260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Putnam Science Academy
18 Maple St
Putnam, CT 06260
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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