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ZIP Code 06482

Primary City:Sandy Hook, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (1:37am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.41, -73.25
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06482

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06482. 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 06482. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06482, 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:
Sandy Hook, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06482 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06482 is located in west 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 06482 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 an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06482 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,557
Population Density 568 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,190
Median Home Value $415,500
Land Area 20.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,934
Median Household Income $106,926

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5317299616
5-9523469992
10-146275381,165
15-19437411848
20-24242191433
25-29165165330
30-34172179351
35-39295354649
40-445096211,130
45-496706601,330
50-545085031,011
55-59393375768
60-64281259540
65-69210225435
70-74131131262
75-7992137229
80-8493142235
85 Plus65168233

Gender

 Male 5,730 50%
 Female 5,827 50%
Gender

Race

 White 10,899 94.3%
 Black Or African American 110 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.1%
 Asian 310 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 56 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 163 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2472229
25-3418167248
35-4478278860
45-541,184791,263
55-6468554739
65-7439425419
75-8423131262
85 Plus7539114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,700 69%
 Single Guardian 406 10%
 Singles 663 17%
 Singles With Roommate 165 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,181 55%
 Households with Kids 1,753 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1554499
24677123
38256138
47981160
57687163
611382195
7105104209
8118106224
911190201
10113115228
1113398231
12123104227
13140116256
14118105223
159599194
16111118229
17106100206
187849127
19474592
20514091

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06482 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 06482 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 06482 real estate data, the median home value of $415,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06482. Rentals in 06482 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06482 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,409 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 148 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,858 68%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 681 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 395 9%
 Households Vacant 256 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 8.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 61 23.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 41.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 22.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 64 18%
 2 Bedroom 78 22%
 3+ Bedroom 211 60%
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 $106,926 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06482 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 06482. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,778 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,711 31%
 No Earnings 2,150 25%
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 3,778 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,711 31%
 No Earnings 2,150 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,185 91%
 Public transportation 96 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 73 1%
 Worked at Home 360 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 166 5%
 High School Graduate 1,144 32%
 Associate's degree 274 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,195 33%
 Master's degree 522 15%
 Professional school degree 176 5%
 Doctorate degree 101 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,232 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 266 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 127 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06482

ZIP Code 06482 is in the Newtown School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06482.

Sandy Hook Elementary School
12 Dickinson Dr
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newtown School District
Newtown High School
12 Berkshire Rd
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newtown School District
Wesley Learning Center
92 Church Hill Rd
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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