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ZIP Code 06704

Primary City:Waterbury, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (11:49pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.58, -73.03
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06704

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06704. 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 06704. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06704, 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:
Waterbury, CT
Unacceptable:
Plaza, Wtby

Stats and Demographics for the 06704 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06704 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06704 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06704 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,139
Population Density 3,152 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,778
Median Home Value $135,500
Land Area 7.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,355
Median Household Income $36,629

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59751,0532,028
5-99828841,866
10-141,0731,0002,073
15-191,0421,0202,062
20-248149881,802
25-298461,0181,864
30-347909241,714
35-397468631,609
40-448058931,698
45-497849141,698
50-548238831,706
55-596096781,287
60-644485811,029
65-69373399772
70-74256336592
75-79213283496
80-84146245391
85 Plus148304452

Gender

 Male 11,873 47%
 Female 13,266 53%
Gender

Race

 White 11,216 44.6%
 Black Or African American 7,770 30.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 159 0.6%
 Asian 283 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 4,337 17.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,363 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2451481532
25-344991,2061,705
35-447991,0721,871
45-541,0509311,981
55-648425761,418
65-74525398923
75-84359248607
85 Plus186132318

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,988 32%
 Single Guardian 3,274 35%
 Singles 2,577 28%
 Singles With Roommate 516 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,576 60%
 Households with Kids 3,779 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1201206407
2202232434
3198204402
4197208405
5207186393
6208187395
7219168387
8170158328
9178185363
10212186398
11204195399
12230218448
13204187391
14223214437
15214205419
16231207438
17215197412
18203197400
19179214393
20152210362

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06704 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 06704 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06704 real estate data, the median home value of $135,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06704 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06704 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06704 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,005 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 88 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 46 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,230 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,081 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,044 47%
 Households Vacant 1,423 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 636 44.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.6%
 For Sale Only 181 12.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 1.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 529 37.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 125 2%
 1 Bedroom 978 19%
 2 Bedroom 2,180 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,823 36%
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 $36,629 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06704 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. Residents in ZIP code 06704 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 06704 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 06704 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 6,107 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,356 27%
 No Earnings 8,111 41%
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 6,107 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,356 27%
 No Earnings 8,111 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,371 88.0%
 Public transportation 570 6.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 34 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 403 4.2%
 Worked at Home 131 1.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,771 24.8%
 High School Graduate 4,090 57.3%
 Associate's degree 530 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 464 6.5%
 Master's degree 194 2.7%
 Professional school degree 33 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 50 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,214 87.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 271 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 498 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06704

ZIP Code 06704 is in the Waterbury School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06704.

State Street School
58 Griggs St
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Waterbury School District
Special Education Preschool
330 Bucks Hill Rd
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Woodrow Wilson School
235 Birch St
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Bucks Hill School
330 Bucks Hill Rd
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Regan School
2780 North Main St
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Sprague School
1448 Thomaston Ave
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Walsh School
29 Ashley St
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
North End Middle School
534 Bucks Hill Rd
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Reed School
33 Griggs St
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Wilby High School
568bucks Hill Rd
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waterbury School District
Lighthouse Christian Academy
1245 Thomaston Ave
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
High Road School of Norwalk/Waterbury Site
2200 Thomaston Ave
Waterbury, CT 06704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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