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Population in zip code 06106 is 37,516 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.06 | Zip Code 06106 land area is 4.2285 sq. miles | Population density is 8,872.18 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 06106

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 30.6
Median Age - Male 28.7
Median Age - Female 32.3

Median age of zip code 06106 is 15.7% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 17.7% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 06106 is 17.3% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 19.8% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 06106 median age is 13.9% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 16.1% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 06106

White population 15616
African American population 7026
Asian population 1231
American Indian and Alaska Native population 337
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 11
Other population 11495

Region of Birth

Zip Code 06106 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.1% Czech 0.1%
Danish 0% Dutch 0.1%
English 1.5% French No Basque 1.5%
French Canadian 0.7% German 1.1%
Greek 0.3% Hungarian 0%
Irish 2.6% Italian 3.1%
Lithuanian 0.2% Norwegian 0.1%
Polish 2% Portuguese 2.4%
Russian 0.1% Scotch-Irish 0.1%
Scottish 0.3% Slovak 0%
Subsaharan African 0.7% Swedish 0.4%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0.2%
USA 1.5% Welsh 0%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 3.3% Other Ancestries 61.9%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 06106

Family Type Distribution
Total families 7734
Married couples 37.66%
Other couples 62.34%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 06106

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 47.44% 53.93%
$30,000 and $50,000 20.25% 19.25%
$50,000 and $100,000 24.4% 19.56%
$100,000 and $200,000 7.34% 6.22%
$200,000 or more 0.57% 1.03%

Household language in zip code 06106

English language 34.83%
Spanish language 55.56%
Other European language 7.02%
Asian language 2%
Other language 0.58%

Population by housing unit in zip code 06106

Total Occupied housing units 13836
Detached housing units 17.09%
Attached housing units 5.25%
2 units 13.4%
3 - 4 units 22.61%
5 - 9 units 16.48%
10 - 19 units 5.79%
20 - 49 units 7.07%
50 or more units 11.76%
Mobile homes 0.22%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.34%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 06106

Use car, track or Van 69.41%
Use public transportation 16.15%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 1.52%
Walk to work 10.26%
Work at home 2.65%

School attendance in zip code 06106

Attent Preschool programs 3.55%
Attend Public School 17.91%
Attend college undergraduate program 9.99%
Attent graduate studies 0.94%
Not enrolled in school 67.61%

Highest school attainment in zip code 06106

Less then 9th grade 20.46%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 18.86%
High school diploma 26.85%
Some college, no degree 17.65%
Associate degree 4.77%
Bachelor's degree 10.02%
Graduate or professional degree 1.39%

Real Estate in zip code 06106

Housing occupied 87.14%
Housing vacant 12.86%
Housing occupied by owner 25.65%
Housing occupied by tenant 74.35%
Total Rented Units 10287
Median Contract Gross Rent $694
Median Gross Rent $851
Median Home Value $169,900

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 06106 median gross rent is 22.62% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 06106

Studio $610
1 Bedroom $730
2 Bedrooms $890
3 Bedrooms $1,070
4 Bedrooms $1,330
AVERAGE RENT $926

Average rent in zip code 06106 ($926.00) is 15.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 1% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 06106 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 15.6% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 15.5% lower, two bedroom rent is 15.7% lower, three bedroom rent is 15.6% lower, four bedroom rent is 15.6% lower.

Housing units in zip code 06106

Total housing units 15878
Detached housing units 15.49%
Attached housing units 4.79%
2 units 13.54%
3 - 4 units 23.76%
5 - 9 units 17.26%
10 - 19 units 5.93%
20 - 49 units 7.49%
50 or more units 11.26%
Mobile homes 0.19%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0.3%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 06106

Total Real Estate Taxes $10,868,400
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $8,291,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $2,577,300

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