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ZIP Code 06778

Primary City:Northfield, CT (View All Cities)
County: Litchfield County
Timezone: Eastern (1:13am)
Coordinates:41.71, -73.10
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06778

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06778. 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 06778. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06778, 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:
Northfield, CT
Acceptable:
Thomaston
Unacceptable:
Litchfield

Stats and Demographics for the 06778 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06778 is located in northwest 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 06778 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 adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06778 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,378
Population Density 194 people per sq mi
Housing Units 547
Median Home Value $253,600
Land Area 7.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 515
Median Household Income $93,580

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5342559
5-9484694
10-14553792
15-19484189
20-24283260
25-29281442
30-34252651
35-39455297
40-445050100
45-496166127
50-546249111
55-596672138
60-645865123
65-69493382
70-74192544
75-7991423
80-84121224
85 Plus51722

Gender

 Male 702 51%
 Female 676 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,336 97.0%
 Black Or African American 5 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 10 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24134
25-3420828
35-44851297
45-5411512127
55-6412910139
65-7468977
75-8426329
85 Plus11314

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 342 66%
 Single Guardian 53 10%
 Singles 99 19%
 Singles With Roommate 21 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 348 68%
 Households with Kids 167 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1415
27411
38715
49918
59615
681422
710616
812719
991322
1013922
117916
1210616
1314822
1411516
158614
16111425
1712618
1811920
196612
20347

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06778 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06778 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06778 real estate data, the median home value of $253,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06778 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06778 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06778 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,373 99.6%
 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 5 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 330 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 125 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 60 11%
 Households Vacant 32 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 35 71%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 14 29%
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 $93,580 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06778 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 06778 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 589 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 21%
 No Earnings 260 24%
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 589 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 230 21%
 No Earnings 260 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 674 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 35 5%
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 48 10%
 High School Graduate 288 61%
 Associate's degree 34 7%
 Bachelor's degree 74 16%
 Master's degree 27 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 248 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06778

ZIP Code 06778 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06778.

Litchfield Montessori School
5 Knife Shop Rd
Northfield, CT 06778
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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