Enter zip code or city to begin your search

Population in zip code 06279 is 6,042 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.72 | Zip Code 06279 land area is 33.2937 sq. miles | Population density is 181.48 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 06279

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 35.4
Median Age - Male 27.8
Median Age - Female 42.9

Median age of zip code 06279 is 0.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 4.8% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 06279 is 20.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 22.3% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 06279 median age is 17.5% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 11.4% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 06279

White population 5790
African American population 61
Asian population 14
American Indian and Alaska Native population 20
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 0

Region of Birth

Zip Code 06279 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.5% Czech 4.6%
Danish 0% Dutch 1.1%
English 13% French No Basque 9.6%
French Canadian 6% German 11.5%
Greek 1.3% Hungarian 1.8%
Irish 17% Italian 14.9%
Lithuanian 1.8% Norwegian 1%
Polish 8.8% Portuguese 1.9%
Russian 1.2% Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Scottish 2.9% Slovak 1.2%
Subsaharan African 0% Swedish 1.9%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 1.7%
USA 4.4% Welsh 0.2%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.4% Other Ancestries 11.6%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 06279

Family Type Distribution
Total families 1344
Married couples 78.79%
Other couples 21.21%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 06279

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 8.71% 27.56%
$30,000 and $50,000 9.82% 14.68%
$50,000 and $100,000 26.26% 23.36%
$100,000 and $200,000 44.79% 28.41%
$200,000 or more 10.42% 5.99%

Household language in zip code 06279

English language 93.17%
Spanish language 1.29%
Other European language 5.3%
Asian language 0%
Other language 0.24%

Population by housing unit in zip code 06279

Total Occupied housing units 2337
Detached housing units 67.74%
Attached housing units 2.52%
2 units 2.35%
3 - 4 units 4.71%
5 - 9 units 4.02%
10 - 19 units 8.26%
20 - 49 units 6.97%
50 or more units 2.7%
Mobile homes 0.73%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 06279

Use car, track or Van 96.97%
Use public transportation 0.29%
Use Motorcycle 0.32%
Use bicycle 0%
Walk to work 0%
Work at home 2.41%

School attendance in zip code 06279

Attent Preschool programs 1.96%
Attend Public School 13.01%
Attend college undergraduate program 19.27%
Attent graduate studies 5.04%
Not enrolled in school 60.72%

Highest school attainment in zip code 06279

Less then 9th grade 2.05%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 7.16%
High school diploma 31.05%
Some college, no degree 18.6%
Associate degree 12.85%
Bachelor's degree 27.78%
Graduate or professional degree 0.5%

Real Estate in zip code 06279

Housing occupied 97.46%
Housing vacant 2.54%
Housing occupied by owner 66.54%
Housing occupied by tenant 33.46%
Total Rented Units 782
Median Contract Gross Rent $919
Median Gross Rent $1,078
Median Home Value $239,400

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 06279 median gross rent is 17.3% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 06279

Studio $740
1 Bedroom $890
2 Bedrooms $1,090
3 Bedrooms $1,310
4 Bedrooms $1,630
AVERAGE RENT $1,132

Average rent in zip code 06279 ($1,132.00) is 7.2% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 21% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 06279 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 6.6% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 7.1% higher, two bedroom rent is 7.2% higher, three bedroom rent is 7.2% higher, four bedroom rent is 7.6% higher.

Housing units in zip code 06279

Total housing units 2398
Detached housing units 66.64%
Attached housing units 2.46%
2 units 2.29%
3 - 4 units 4.59%
5 - 9 units 3.92%
10 - 19 units 9.97%
20 - 49 units 6.8%
50 or more units 2.63%
Mobile homes 0.71%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 06279

Total Real Estate Taxes $6,057,400
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $4,738,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,319,100

Compare Zip Codes

or compare zip code 06279 to other nearby zip codes.

Nearby Zip Code Income Per Capita Comparison

Zip Codes Near 06279