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ZIP Code 06801

Primary City:Bethel, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (1:49pm)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.38, -73.39
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06801. 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 06801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06801, 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:
Bethel, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06801 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 06801 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06801 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,581
Population Density 1,100 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,306
Median Home Value $342,800
Land Area 16.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,934
Median Household Income $85,884

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55394771,016
5-96115651,176
10-146656461,311
15-196516221,273
20-24506420926
25-29483464947
30-344565621,018
35-395446221,166
40-447327481,480
45-498079531,760
50-548318031,634
55-597107011,411
60-645135831,096
65-69365405770
70-74227249476
75-79173253426
80-84126212338
85 Plus116241357

Gender

 Male 9,055 49%
 Female 9,526 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,502 88.8%
 Black Or African American 343 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.1%
 Asian 833 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 527 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 352 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242281103
25-34399340739
35-441,0482891,337
45-541,5473231,870
55-641,2611871,448
65-74643116759
75-84333138471
85 Plus11394207

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,068 59%
 Single Guardian 920 13%
 Singles 1,595 23%
 Singles With Roommate 351 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,449 64%
 Households with Kids 2,485 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18890178
2120100220
3100111211
412089209
510384187
6126108234
7126137263
8143102245
9113134247
10126133259
11134127261
12136101237
13135144279
14134141275
15118121239
16161169330
17158144302
18115101216
199987186
209984183

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06801 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06801 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06801 real estate data, the median home value of $342,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 06801 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 06801 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,398 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 143 0.8%
 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 4,313 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,053 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,568 21%
 Households Vacant 372 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 146 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 82 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 83 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 173 11%
 1 Bedroom 393 25%
 2 Bedroom 550 35%
 3+ Bedroom 477 30%
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 $85,884 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 06801 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06801 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,109 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,412 29%
 No Earnings 3,652 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 7,109 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,412 29%
 No Earnings 3,652 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,906 88%
 Public transportation 494 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 373 4%
 Worked at Home 334 3%
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 579 9%
 High School Graduate 2,674 43%
 Associate's degree 582 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,400 22%
 Master's degree 838 13%
 Professional school degree 135 2%
 Doctorate degree 77 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,894 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 636 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 155 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06801

ZIP Code 06801 is in the Bethel School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06801.

Anna H. Rockwell School
400 Whittlesey Dr
Bethel, CT 06801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethel School District
Bethel Middle School
600 Whittlesey Dr
Bethel, CT 06801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bethel School District
Frank A. Berry School
200 Whittlesey Dr
Bethel, CT 06801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethel School District
Ralph M. T. Johnson School
500 Whittlesey Dr
Bethel, CT 06801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bethel School District
Bethel High School
300 Whittlesey Dr
Bethel, CT 06801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bethel School District
St Mary Elementary School
24 Dodgingtown Rd
Bethel, CT 06801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kindercare Learning Center
174 Old Hawleyville Rd
Bethel, CT 06801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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