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ZIP Code 06870

Primary City:Old Greenwich, CT (View All Cities)
County: Fairfield County
Timezone: Eastern (5:26am)
Area code: 203 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.04, -73.57
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 06870

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 06870. 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 06870. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 06870, 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:
Old Greenwich, CT

Stats and Demographics for the 06870 ZIP Code

ZIP code 06870 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 06870 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 06870 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,316
Population Density 3,201 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,802
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Land Area 2.29 sq mi
Water Area 1.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,607
Median Household Income $176,169

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5295254549
5-9369361730
10-14347371718
15-19239229468
20-246776143
25-298089169
30-34103125228
35-39233277510
40-44331377708
45-49340361701
50-54279315594
55-59241264505
60-64149207356
65-69138143281
70-7499114213
75-798698184
80-845773130
85 Plus5079129

Gender

 Male 3,503 48%
 Female 3,813 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,594 90.1%
 Black Or African American 74 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.2%
 Asian 415 5.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 59 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 157 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24279
25-346865133
35-44439189628
45-5461499713
55-6443757494
65-7429116307
75-8419825223
85 Plus8911100

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,718 66%
 Single Guardian 242 9%
 Singles 577 22%
 Singles With Roommate 70 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,428 55%
 Households with Kids 1,179 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15654110
26741108
35555110
47464138
56571136
68177158
78072152
86768135
97673149
106991160
118077157
127076146
135072122
147855133
156870138
166154115
175861119
18362965
19161531
2081422

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 06870 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 06870 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 06870 real estate data, the median home value of $1,000,001 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 06870. Rentals in 06870 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 06870 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,305 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 11 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,560 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 578 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 469 17%
 Households Vacant 195 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 6%
 For Sale Only 41 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 41 14%
 1 Bedroom 68 23%
 2 Bedroom 19 6%
 3+ Bedroom 166 56%
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 $176,169 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 06870 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 06870 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 06870 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 1,880 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,357 28%
 No Earnings 1,682 34%
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 1,880 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,357 28%
 No Earnings 1,682 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,544 58.0%
 Public transportation 770 28.9%
 Taxicab 7 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 130 4.9%
 Worked at Home 210 7.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 06870 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 0.6%
 High School Graduate 236 11.8%
 Associate's degree 38 1.9%
 Bachelor's degree 712 35.7%
 Master's degree 718 36.0%
 Professional school degree 207 10.4%
 Doctorate degree 72 3.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,442 66.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 628 29.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 93 4.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 06870

ZIP Code 06870 is in the Greenwich School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 06870.

Old Greenwich School
825 Sound Beach Ave
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenwich School District

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