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ZIP Code 06374

Primary City:Plainfield, CT (View All Cities)
County: Windham County
Timezone: Eastern (7:24pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.69, -71.91
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06374

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06374. 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 06374. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06374, 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:
Plainfield, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06374 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06374 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 06374 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06374 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,373
Population Density 324 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,341
Median Home Value $181,000
Land Area 25.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,107
Median Household Income $67,434

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5218250468
5-9268261529
10-14290277567
15-19274282556
20-24222210432
25-29240248488
30-34266283549
35-39282292574
40-44313300613
45-49371378749
50-54364342706
55-59258273531
60-64190237427
65-69162186348
70-74127156283
75-7986117203
80-8464101165
85 Plus35150185

Gender

 Male 4,030 48%
 Female 4,343 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,866 93.9%
 Black Or African American 79 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.5%
 Asian 101 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 80 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 201 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24283866
25-34249163412
35-44478132610
45-54643127770
55-6447589564
65-7431582397
75-8416659225
85 Plus313263

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,706 55%
 Single Guardian 551 18%
 Singles 660 21%
 Singles With Roommate 190 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,028 65%
 Households with Kids 1,079 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1394887
26054114
34958107
4405292
5484896
6504797
75866124
85746103
95554109
106461125
115461115
126441105
134952101
145962121
156752119
165256108
175274126
184753100
195647103
20414081

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06374 has a small 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 06374 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 06374 real estate data, the median home value of $181,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06374 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06374 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06374 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,214 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 147 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,794 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 591 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 722 22%
 Households Vacant 234 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 48 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 2%
 1 Bedroom 139 27%
 2 Bedroom 152 30%
 3+ Bedroom 209 41%
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 $67,434 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06374 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 06374 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06374 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 2,905 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,010 29%
 No Earnings 2,096 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 2,905 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,010 29%
 No Earnings 2,096 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,280 97.7%
 Public transportation 17 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 0.6%
 Worked at Home 61 1.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 352 12.5%
 High School Graduate 1,805 63.9%
 Associate's degree 175 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 358 12.7%
 Master's degree 117 4.1%
 Professional school degree 13 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,332 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 134 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 235 13.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06374

ZIP Code 06374 is in the Plainfield School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06374.

Shepard Hill Elementary School
234 Shepard Hill Rd
Plainfield, CT 06374
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield School District
Plainfield Central Middle School
75 Canterbury Rd
Plainfield, CT 06374
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Plainfield School District
Plainfield Memorial School
95 Canterbury Rd
Plainfield, CT 06374
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Plainfield School District
Early Childhood Center
651 Norwich Rd
Plainfield, CT 06374
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plainfield School District
Community Connection - the Big Picture High School
651 Norwich Rd
Plainfield, CT 06374
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lisbon School District

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