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ZIP Code 06820

Post Office City:Darien, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (5:33am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.08, -73.48
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06820

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 06820. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 06820 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Darien, CT
Unacceptable:
Noroton, Noroton Heights, Tokeneke

Stats and Demographics for the 06820 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06820 is located in southwest 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 06820 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 an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06820 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,732
Population Density 1,638 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,074
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 12.66 sq mi
Water Area 2.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,698
Median Household Income $205,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58508161,666
5-91,1851,0352,220
10-141,2071,0492,256
15-197997551,554
20-24239196435
25-29204215419
30-34310375685
35-396648021,466
40-448849801,864
45-499441,0211,965
50-548318641,695
55-596126181,230
60-64450449899
65-69368403771
70-74225256481
75-79156232388
80-84147226373
85 Plus145220365

Gender

 Male 10,220 49%
 Female 10,512 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,508 94.1%
 Black Or African American 104 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.1%
 Asian 744 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 121 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 230 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2451217
25-34240149389
35-441,3632631,626
45-541,6982191,917
55-641,1061221,228
65-7467472746
75-8442378501
85 Plus20668274

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,926 74%
 Single Guardian 577 9%
 Singles 1,057 16%
 Singles With Roommate 138 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,270 49%
 Households with Kids 3,428 51%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1156167323
2183154337
3188199387
4210178388
5228214442
6233190423
7222208430
8249191440
9253232485
10234206440
11266198464
12235228463
13234220454
14238197435
15198219417
16226212438
17188196384
1813089219
19573996
20443175

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06820 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06820 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 06820 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 06820. Rentals in 06820 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06820 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,688 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 44 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,285 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,430 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 983 14%
 Households Vacant 376 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 58 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 63 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 98 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 3%
 1 Bedroom 180 22%
 2 Bedroom 199 25%
 3+ Bedroom 402 50%
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 $205,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06820 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. ZIP code 06820 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 06820 can expect to fall in that range. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,454 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,545 25%
 No Earnings 5,367 37%
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 5,454 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,545 25%
 No Earnings 5,367 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,793 62%
 Public transportation 2,042 26%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 261 3%
 Worked at Home 687 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06820 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.

For more information, see Darien, CT public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 237 2%
 High School Graduate 1,857 15%
 Associate's degree 500 4%
 Bachelor's degree 5,165 41%
 Master's degree 3,548 28%
 Professional school degree 987 8%
 Doctorate degree 229 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,882 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,581 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 214 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06820

ZIP Code 06820 is in the following school districts: Darien School District and Private. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06820.

Hindley Elementary School
10 Nearwater Ln.
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Middlesex Middle School
204 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd.
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Ox Ridge Elementary School
395 Mansfield Ave.
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Royle Elementary School
133 Mansfield Ave.
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Tokeneke Elementary School
7 Old Farm Rd.
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Holmes Elementary School
18 Hoyt St.
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Darien School District
Darien High School
80 High School Ln.
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Darien School District
Pear Tree Point School
90 Pear Tree Point Rd
Darien, CT 06820
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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