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ZIP Code 06706

Primary City:Waterbury, CT (View All Cities)
County: New Haven County
Timezone: Eastern (3:31pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.53, -73.03
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06706

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06706. 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 06706. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06706, 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:
Wtby

Stats and Demographics for the 06706 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06706 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 06706 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06706 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,324
Population Density 3,859 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,961
Median Home Value $146,100
Land Area 3.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,341
Median Household Income $47,837

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55155121,027
5-9479483962
10-145235131,036
15-196115621,173
20-24500459959
25-29465490955
30-34481489970
35-39481506987
40-44446523969
45-49491506997
50-545235041,027
55-59425417842
60-64344373717
65-69223232455
70-74158192350
75-79126197323
80-8492160252
85 Plus108215323

Gender

 Male 6,991 49%
 Female 7,333 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,456 59.0%
 Black Or African American 2,004 14.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.5%
 Asian 348 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 2,675 18.7%
 Two Or More Races 761 5.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2422198220
25-34262594856
35-444686061,074
45-546015221,123
55-64563368931
65-74296207503
75-84250138388
85 Plus132114246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,080 39%
 Single Guardian 1,505 28%
 Singles 1,438 27%
 Singles With Roommate 318 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,364 63%
 Households with Kids 1,977 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
188102190
211695211
310498202
4103109212
595100195
683101184
79184175
89388181
9117110227
1010095195
11123119242
128693179
13104101205
14110105215
15120101221
16142117259
17130132262
18119105224
19100107207
2010677183

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06706 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 06706 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06706 real estate data, the median home value of $146,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06706 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06706 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 06706 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,289 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 35 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,857 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 737 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,747 46%
 Households Vacant 620 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 282 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 94 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 202 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 80 3%
 1 Bedroom 529 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,080 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,008 37%
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 $47,837 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06706 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 06706 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. More commuters in 06706 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 4,151 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,039 26%
 No Earnings 4,391 38%
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 4,151 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,039 26%
 No Earnings 4,391 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,758 91.7%
 Public transportation 193 3.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 252 4.0%
 Worked at Home 68 1.1%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,193 25.7%
 High School Graduate 2,379 51.2%
 Associate's degree 344 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 434 9.3%
 Master's degree 221 4.8%
 Professional school degree 35 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 38 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,352 77.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 401 13.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 287 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06706

ZIP Code 06706 is in the Waterbury School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06706.

Gilmartin School
107 Wyoming Ave
Waterbury, CT 06706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Hopeville School
2 Cypress St
Waterbury, CT 06706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Washington School
685 Baldwin St
Waterbury, CT 06706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Wendell L. Cross School
1255 Hamilton Ave
Waterbury, CT 06706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waterbury School District
Sacred Heart High School
142 S Elm St
Waterbury, CT 06706
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Mary
55 Cole St
Waterbury, CT 06706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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