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Population in zip code 06608 is 13,772 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.14 | Zip Code 06608 land area is 1.033 sq. miles | Population density is 13,332.04 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 06608

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 25.7
Median Age - Male 25.3
Median Age - Female 26.1

Median age of zip code 06608 is 29% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 30.9% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 06608 is 27.5% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 29.3% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 06608 median age is 30.8% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 32.2% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 06608

White population 6505
African American population 4727
Asian population 284
American Indian and Alaska Native population 118
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 1851

Region of Birth

Zip Code 06608 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.1% Czech 0.1%
Danish 0% Dutch 0%
English 0.1% French No Basque 0.3%
French Canadian 0.1% German 0.3%
Greek 0% Hungarian 0.3%
Irish 0.3% Italian 1.3%
Lithuanian 0.1% Norwegian 0%
Polish 0.7% Portuguese 1%
Russian 0.3% Scotch-Irish 0.1%
Scottish 0.2% Slovak 0.2%
Subsaharan African 0.8% Swedish 0%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0.1%
USA 1.8% Welsh 0%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 5.3% Other Ancestries 71%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 06608

Family Type Distribution
Total families 2936
Married couples 43.7%
Other couples 56.3%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 06608

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 43.39% 52.58%
$30,000 and $50,000 20.44% 16.59%
$50,000 and $100,000 26.7% 23.07%
$100,000 and $200,000 9.3% 7.43%
$200,000 or more 0.17% 0.33%

Household language in zip code 06608

English language 41.33%
Spanish language 53.68%
Other European language 1.93%
Asian language 1.98%
Other language 1.09%

Population by housing unit in zip code 06608

Total Occupied housing units 4279
Detached housing units 17.01%
Attached housing units 6.61%
2 units 21.15%
3 - 4 units 25.45%
5 - 9 units 12.34%
10 - 19 units 6.57%
20 - 49 units 5.73%
50 or more units 5.14%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 06608

Use car, track or Van 81.32%
Use public transportation 9.53%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0%
Walk to work 8.23%
Work at home 0.92%

School attendance in zip code 06608

Attent Preschool programs 4.49%
Attend Public School 24.81%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.57%
Attent graduate studies 0.38%
Not enrolled in school 64.75%

Highest school attainment in zip code 06608

Less then 9th grade 20.13%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 21.32%
High school diploma 30.32%
Some college, no degree 20.48%
Associate degree 3.72%
Bachelor's degree 4.02%
Graduate or professional degree 0%

Real Estate in zip code 06608

Housing occupied 82.18%
Housing vacant 17.82%
Housing occupied by owner 25.01%
Housing occupied by tenant 74.99%
Total Rented Units 3209
Median Contract Gross Rent $803
Median Gross Rent $1,016
Median Home Value $184,200

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 06608 median gross rent is 26.53% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 06608

Studio $760
1 Bedroom $920
2 Bedrooms $1,170
3 Bedrooms $1,400
4 Bedrooms $1,740
AVERAGE RENT $1,198

Average rent in zip code 06608 ($1,198.00) is 12% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 28.1% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 06608 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 11.9% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 12.1% lower, two bedroom rent is 12% lower, three bedroom rent is 12.1% lower, four bedroom rent is 11.8% lower.

Housing units in zip code 06608

Total housing units 5207
Detached housing units 14.81%
Attached housing units 5.43%
2 units 20.38%
3 - 4 units 27.46%
5 - 9 units 13.31%
10 - 19 units 8.93%
20 - 49 units 5.45%
50 or more units 4.23%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 06608

Total Real Estate Taxes $4,887,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $4,047,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $840,500

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