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ZIP Code 06779

Primary City:Oakville, CT (View All Cities)
County: Litchfield County
Timezone: Eastern (12:04am)
Coordinates:41.60, -73.09
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06779

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06779. 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 06779. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06779, 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:
Oakville, CT
Acceptable:
Watertown

Stats and Demographics for the 06779 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06779 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06779 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06779 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,324
Population Density 2,605 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,531
Median Home Value $210,600
Land Area 3.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,342
Median Household Income $66,783

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5221176397
5-9274205479
10-14254273527
15-19313260573
20-24209236445
25-29203229432
30-34259249508
35-39280273553
40-44277312589
45-49332353685
50-54327385712
55-59306293599
60-64229273502
65-69190201391
70-74118149267
75-79123124247
80-8493121214
85 Plus64140204

Gender

 Male 4,072 49%
 Female 4,252 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,775 93.4%
 Black Or African American 147 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.3%
 Asian 142 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 101 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 134 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24115061
25-34216160376
35-44449197646
45-54582183765
55-64504117621
65-7433981420
75-8421089299
85 Plus10054154

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,722 52%
 Single Guardian 563 17%
 Singles 891 27%
 Singles With Roommate 166 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,308 69%
 Households with Kids 1,034 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1432770
2444589
3494190
4424284
5533891
65547102
7534093
8613394
9524799
104758105
115946105
12394786
136257119
144765112
155955114
166661127
177160131
185946105
19583896
20453479

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06779 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06779 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 06779 real estate data, the median home value of $210,600 is slightly higher than average 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 06779. Rentals in 06779 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 06779 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,324 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 1,713 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 698 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 931 26%
 Households Vacant 189 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 31 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 81 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 303 36%
 2 Bedroom 264 31%
 3+ Bedroom 282 33%
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 $66,783 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06779 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 06779 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 2,817 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,975 28%
 No Earnings 2,185 31%
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 2,817 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,975 28%
 No Earnings 2,185 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,892 92.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 30 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 133 3.1%
 Worked at Home 170 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 277 10%
 High School Graduate 1,964 69%
 Associate's degree 189 7%
 Bachelor's degree 312 11%
 Master's degree 72 3%
 Professional school degree 24 1%
 Doctorate degree 26 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,361 95.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 1.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 2.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06779

ZIP Code 06779 is in the Watertown School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06779.

Polk School
435 Buckingham St
Oakville, CT 06779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watertown School District
Swift Middle School
250 Colonial St
Oakville, CT 06779
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Watertown School District
John Trumbull Primary School
779 Buckingham St
Oakville, CT 06779
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watertown School District

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