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ZIP Code 06480

Primary City:Portland, CT (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:43pm)
Area code: 860 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.60, -72.60
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06480

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06480. 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 06480. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06480, 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:
Portland, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06480 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06480 is located in central 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 06480 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06480 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,508
Population Density 407 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,077
Median Home Value $287,300
Land Area 23.35 sq mi
Water Area 1.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,822
Median Household Income $88,693

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5237250487
5-9275322597
10-14345319664
15-19321266587
20-24201181382
25-29214222436
30-34233246479
35-39301340641
40-44386397783
45-49400416816
50-54399395794
55-59375384759
60-64293325618
65-69214216430
70-74135184319
75-79127139266
80-8496140236
85 Plus62152214

Gender

 Male 4,614 49%
 Female 4,894 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,957 94.2%
 Black Or African American 207 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 92 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 86 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 158 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2463945
25-34256136392
35-44589156745
45-54741175916
55-64688116804
65-7442945474
75-8428051331
85 Plus9619115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,130 56%
 Single Guardian 539 14%
 Singles 951 25%
 Singles With Roommate 202 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,584 68%
 Households with Kids 1,238 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1483785
25353106
3365086
45760117
54962111
65656112
75960119
86176137
95068118
106770137
116962131
127658134
135965124
147464138
157867145
167060130
178472156
18572885
19323971
20383674

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06480 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 06480 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 06480 real estate data, the median home value of $287,300 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 06480. Rentals in 06480 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06480 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,376 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 69 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,237 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 848 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 737 18%
 Households Vacant 255 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 34 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 31%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 4%
 1 Bedroom 180 26%
 2 Bedroom 263 38%
 3+ Bedroom 226 32%
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 $88,693 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06480 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 06480 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 3,484 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,196 28%
 No Earnings 2,062 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 3,484 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,196 28%
 No Earnings 2,062 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,540 91%
 Public transportation 81 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 1%
 Worked at Home 287 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06480 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 118 3.5%
 High School Graduate 1,631 48.8%
 Associate's degree 264 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 835 25.0%
 Master's degree 370 11.1%
 Professional school degree 103 3.1%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,477 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 255 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06480

ZIP Code 06480 is in the Portland School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06480.

Gildersleeve School
575 1/2 Main St
Portland, CT 06480
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District
Valley View School
81 High St
Portland, CT 06480
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portland School District
Brownstone Intermediate School
314 Main St
Portland, CT 06480
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Portland School District
Portland High School
95 High St
Portland, CT 06480
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portland School District
Portland Middle School
95 High St
Portland, CT 06480
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Portland School District

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