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Population in zip code 06226 is 19,578 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.11 | Zip Code 06226 land area is 7.2313 sq. miles | Population density is 2,707.40 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 06226

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 26.7
Median Age - Male 26.7
Median Age - Female 26.9

Median age of zip code 06226 is 36.1% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 28.2% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 06226 is 33.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 25.4% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 06226 median age is 37.9% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 30.1% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 06226

White population 14938
African American population 1153
Asian population 412
American Indian and Alaska Native population 114
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 1845

Region of Birth

Zip Code 06226 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.7% Czech 0.3%
Danish 0.2% Dutch 0.5%
English 6.7% French No Basque 10.1%
French Canadian 5.9% German 6.6%
Greek 0.4% Hungarian 0.4%
Irish 12.2% Italian 7.6%
Lithuanian 0.3% Norwegian 0.3%
Polish 5% Portuguese 0.4%
Russian 1% Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Scottish 1.2% Slovak 0.1%
Subsaharan African 0.4% Swedish 1.4%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 1.1%
USA 2.7% Welsh 0.2%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 1.1% Other Ancestries 38.5%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 06226

Family Type Distribution
Total families 4011
Married couples 53%
Other couples 47%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 06226

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 40.06% 43.48%
$30,000 and $50,000 16.9% 18.87%
$50,000 and $100,000 27% 24.64%
$100,000 and $200,000 14.34% 11.56%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 1.44%

Household language in zip code 06226

English language 62.66%
Spanish language 30.97%
Other European language 4.51%
Asian language 1.26%
Other language 0.6%

Population by housing unit in zip code 06226

Total Occupied housing units 6789
Detached housing units 34.07%
Attached housing units 4.65%
2 units 11.93%
3 - 4 units 17.72%
5 - 9 units 19.34%
10 - 19 units 7.81%
20 - 49 units 1.38%
50 or more units 2.93%
Mobile homes 0.16%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 06226

Use car, track or Van 81.76%
Use public transportation 2.89%
Use Motorcycle 0.19%
Use bicycle 0.45%
Walk to work 9.78%
Work at home 4.94%

School attendance in zip code 06226

Attent Preschool programs 3.01%
Attend Public School 14.66%
Attend college undergraduate program 19.07%
Attent graduate studies 2.16%
Not enrolled in school 61.09%

Highest school attainment in zip code 06226

Less then 9th grade 16.55%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 12.64%
High school diploma 31.67%
Some college, no degree 19.91%
Associate degree 5.67%
Bachelor's degree 11.66%
Graduate or professional degree 1.9%

Real Estate in zip code 06226

Housing occupied 89.34%
Housing vacant 10.66%
Housing occupied by owner 35.73%
Housing occupied by tenant 64.27%
Total Rented Units 4363
Median Contract Gross Rent $649
Median Gross Rent $785
Median Home Value $170,400

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 06226 median gross rent is 20.96% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 06226

Studio $570
1 Bedroom $680
2 Bedrooms $830
3 Bedrooms $1,000
4 Bedrooms $1,240
AVERAGE RENT $864

Average rent in zip code 06226 ($864.00) is 18% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 7.6% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 06226 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 17.8% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 18.1% lower, two bedroom rent is 18.1% lower, three bedroom rent is 17.8% lower, four bedroom rent is 18.1% lower.

Housing units in zip code 06226

Total housing units 7599
Detached housing units 34.1%
Attached housing units 4.16%
2 units 12.61%
3 - 4 units 17.86%
5 - 9 units 18.67%
10 - 19 units 8.61%
20 - 49 units 1.24%
50 or more units 2.62%
Mobile homes 0.14%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 06226

Total Real Estate Taxes $8,754,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $6,331,400
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $2,423,200

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