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ZIP Code 06420

Primary City:Salem, CT (View All Cities)
County: New London County
Timezone: Eastern (8:18am)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.49, -72.27
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06420

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06420. 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 06420. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06420, 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:
Salem, CT
Acceptable:
Colchester

Stats and Demographics for the 06420 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06420 is located in east 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 06420 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06420 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,182
Population Density 143 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,648
Median Home Value $306,100
Land Area 29.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,538
Median Household Income $99,946

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5107115222
5-9141132273
10-14175173348
15-19167145312
20-248094174
25-299670166
30-3410298200
35-39148135283
40-44158191349
45-49198196394
50-54226226452
55-59180161341
60-64132136268
65-6910489193
70-74483684
75-79202848
80-84202040
85 Plus102535

Gender

 Male 2,112 51%
 Female 2,070 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,868 92.5%
 Black Or African American 65 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 130 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 13 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 91 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24111728
25-3411134145
35-4427534309
45-5443827465
55-6431728345
65-741706176
75-8446450
85 Plus16420

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,005 65%
 Single Guardian 173 11%
 Singles 273 18%
 Singles With Roommate 87 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 945 61%
 Households with Kids 593 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1252247
2143044
3271744
4252853
5321648
6213253
7202343
8392766
9293463
10462167
11313263
12214869
13343468
14433881
15372865
16424688
17403676
18271946
19211637
20181533

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06420 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06420 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 06420 real estate data, the median home value of $306,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06420 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06420 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06420 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,172 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,091 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 293 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 154 9%
 Households Vacant 110 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 17 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 54%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 12%
 2 Bedroom 58 56%
 3+ Bedroom 34 33%
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 $99,946 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06420 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. However, that is not the case in 06420. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,433 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 911 28%
 No Earnings 877 27%
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 1,433 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 911 28%
 No Earnings 877 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,800 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 79 4%
 Worked at Home 135 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06420 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 54 4%
 High School Graduate 599 42%
 Associate's degree 149 10%
 Bachelor's degree 306 21%
 Master's degree 215 15%
 Professional school degree 77 5%
 Doctorate degree 38 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 791 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 109 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06420

ZIP Code 06420 is in the Salem School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06420.

Salem Elementary School
200 Hartford Rd
Salem, CT 06420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Salem School District

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