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ZIP Code 06796

Primary City:West Cornwall, CT (View All Cities)
County: Litchfield County
Timezone: Eastern (4:46pm)
Coordinates:41.86, -73.33
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06796

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06796. 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 06796. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06796, 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:
West Cornwall, CT
Unacceptable:
Cornwall

Stats and Demographics for the 06796 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06796 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 06796 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06796 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,009
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 749
Median Home Value $423,300
Land Area 37.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 457
Median Household Income $86,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5191130
5-9253156
10-14213354
15-19262854
20-24241337
25-29171330
30-344812
35-39162137
40-44353873
45-49484593
50-546047107
55-59445498
60-64514798
65-69313465
70-74212950
75-79212748
80-84221840
85 Plus131427

Gender

 Male 498 49%
 Female 511 51%
Gender

Race

 White 985 97.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24437
25-3451015
35-44381957
45-548636122
55-649117108
65-7465671
75-8454660
85 Plus16117

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 257 56%
 Single Guardian 33 7%
 Singles 136 30%
 Singles With Roommate 31 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 352 77%
 Households with Kids 105 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1347
2325
3628
4527
5358
6437
710818
8246
961117
10459
1131013
123912
13628
145712
157714
169716
175813
18459
19112
206511

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06796 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06796 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06796 real estate data, the median home value of $423,300 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 06796. Rentals in 06796 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06796 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,009 100%
 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 212 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 147 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 98 13%
 Households Vacant 292 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 2.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 13 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 254 87.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 5.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 24%
 2 Bedroom 6 16%
 3+ Bedroom 22 59%
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 $86,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06796 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. Residents in ZIP code 06796 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 06796 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 06796 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 336 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 255 29%
 No Earnings 290 33%
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 336 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 255 29%
 No Earnings 290 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 393 74%
 Public transportation 29 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 7%
 Worked at Home 71 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06796 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 12 3%
 High School Graduate 125 33%
 Associate's degree 12 3%
 Bachelor's degree 121 32%
 Master's degree 79 21%
 Professional school degree 21 6%
 Doctorate degree 8 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 172 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06796

ZIP Code 06796 is in the Cornwall School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06796.

Cornwall Consolidated School
5 Cream Hill Rd
West Cornwall, CT 06796
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cornwall School District

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