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ZIP Code 06461

Primary City:Milford, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (8:28pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.24, -73.07
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06461

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06461. 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 06461. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06461, 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:
Milford, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06461 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06461 is located in south Connecticut and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06461 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 large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06461 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,552
Population Density 1,512 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,664
Median Home Value $332,000
Land Area 9.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,468
Median Household Income $90,798

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5362320682
5-9489431920
10-145564861,042
15-19421394815
20-24341305646
25-29299317616
30-34352340692
35-39445551996
40-446006061,206
45-496106591,269
50-546316021,233
55-595194991,018
60-64386495881
65-69350372722
70-74245274519
75-79186267453
80-84164255419
85 Plus126297423

Gender

 Male 7,082 49%
 Female 7,470 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,922 88.8%
 Black Or African American 395 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.1%
 Asian 807 5.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 182 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 228 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24172239
25-3435396449
35-44958941,052
45-541,240871,327
55-64993501,043
65-7470739746
75-8448959548
85 Plus19668264

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,361 61%
 Single Guardian 604 11%
 Singles 1,272 23%
 Singles With Roommate 231 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,673 67%
 Households with Kids 1,795 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16658124
27167138
37979158
48476160
59583178
68886174
711875193
89093183
99894192
10130102232
1112687213
12111103214
1391113204
149881179
159383176
168099179
17101103204
189265157
19554499
206958127

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06461 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 06461 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1990s. Looking at 06461 real estate data, the median home value of $332,000 is 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 06461. Rentals in 06461 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06461 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,419 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 117 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,610 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,343 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 515 9%
 Households Vacant 196 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 32 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 11%
 1 Bedroom 174 34%
 2 Bedroom 112 22%
 3+ Bedroom 177 34%
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 $90,798 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06461 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 06461 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,642 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,919 24%
 No Earnings 3,450 29%
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 5,642 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,919 24%
 No Earnings 3,450 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,011 90%
 Public transportation 256 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 1%
 Worked at Home 476 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 282 6%
 High School Graduate 2,518 50%
 Associate's degree 358 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,126 22%
 Master's degree 534 11%
 Professional school degree 153 3%
 Doctorate degree 108 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,035 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 599 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 191 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06461

ZIP Code 06461 is in the Private. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06461.

Cccd - Connecticut Center for Child Development
95 Wolf Harbor Rd
Milford, CT 06461
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Charles F Hayden School- Boys & Girls Village
528 Wheelers Farms Rd
Milford, CT 06461
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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