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Population in zip code 06708 is 29,875 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.05 | Zip Code 06708 land area is 9.4871 sq. miles | Population density is 3,149.01 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 06708

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 37.4
Median Age - Male 35.1
Median Age - Female 39.5

Median age of zip code 06708 is 5.1% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 0.5% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 06708 is 8.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 2% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 06708 median age is 2.2% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 2.6% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 06708

White population 20230
African American population 4649
Asian population 446
American Indian and Alaska Native population 20
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 26
Other population 2812

Region of Birth

Zip Code 06708 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.6% Czech 0.2%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 0.5%
English 5.1% French No Basque 6.6%
French Canadian 2.5% German 5.9%
Greek 0.9% Hungarian 0.4%
Irish 15.2% Italian 33.9%
Lithuanian 4.2% Norwegian 0.3%
Polish 3.8% Portuguese 1.4%
Russian 1% Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Scottish 1.1% Slovak 0.3%
Subsaharan African 1.3% Swedish 0.7%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0.2%
USA 1.8% Welsh 0.3%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.8% Other Ancestries 22.7%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 06708

Family Type Distribution
Total families 7717
Married couples 60.84%
Other couples 39.16%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 06708

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 24.36% 30.22%
$30,000 and $50,000 14.94% 17.42%
$50,000 and $100,000 36.36% 33.57%
$100,000 and $200,000 20.2% 15.98%
$200,000 or more 4.13% 2.81%

Household language in zip code 06708

English language 75.1%
Spanish language 13.64%
Other European language 9.49%
Asian language 1.35%
Other language 0.42%

Population by housing unit in zip code 06708

Total Occupied housing units 11655
Detached housing units 51.21%
Attached housing units 4.8%
2 units 9.8%
3 - 4 units 12.48%
5 - 9 units 9.4%
10 - 19 units 7.7%
20 - 49 units 1.73%
50 or more units 2.81%
Mobile homes 0.07%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 06708

Use car, track or Van 94.65%
Use public transportation 2.86%
Use Motorcycle 0.02%
Use bicycle 0.13%
Walk to work 1.16%
Work at home 1.19%

School attendance in zip code 06708

Attent Preschool programs 3.31%
Attend Public School 15.33%
Attend college undergraduate program 6.56%
Attent graduate studies 1.06%
Not enrolled in school 73.75%

Highest school attainment in zip code 06708

Less then 9th grade 5.39%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 9.17%
High school diploma 35.52%
Some college, no degree 22.18%
Associate degree 10.9%
Bachelor's degree 15.1%
Graduate or professional degree 1.74%

Real Estate in zip code 06708

Housing occupied 90.48%
Housing vacant 9.52%
Housing occupied by owner 63.69%
Housing occupied by tenant 36.31%
Total Rented Units 4232
Median Contract Gross Rent $735
Median Gross Rent $899
Median Home Value $172,000

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 06708 median gross rent is 22.31% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 06708

Studio $820
1 Bedroom $960
2 Bedrooms $1,070
3 Bedrooms $1,360
4 Bedrooms $1,500
AVERAGE RENT $1,142

Average rent in zip code 06708 ($1,142.00) is 0.8% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 22.1% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 06708 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 1.5% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 0.7% lower, two bedroom rent is 0.8% lower, three bedroom rent is 0.9% lower, four bedroom rent is 0.4% lower.

Housing units in zip code 06708

Total housing units 12881
Detached housing units 49.01%
Attached housing units 4.76%
2 units 10.4%
3 - 4 units 13.89%
5 - 9 units 10.31%
10 - 19 units 7.17%
20 - 49 units 1.57%
50 or more units 2.83%
Mobile homes 0.06%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 06708

Total Real Estate Taxes $38,188,100
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $27,789,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $10,398,700

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