Canaan, CT 06018 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06018: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canaan, CT 06018

Not Acceptable, USPS
No Canaan, CT 06018
North Canaan, CT 06018

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 195
  • Single Family Addresses: 692
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 188
  • County: Litchfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.01, Longitude -73.298
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Canaan, CT 06018 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,016
Population in Households 2,923
Population in Familes 2,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 1,299
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 751
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 791 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 508 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $223,133
Average Home Value $240,392


Median Household Income $48,952
Average Household Income $61,140
Per Capita Income $27,160
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.01%
Households 0.25% 0.03%
Families 0.11% -0.03%
Median Household Income   -1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Canaan, CT 06018 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06018 to the other 276 ZIP Codes in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 216 22nd
Population Density1 # 232 16th
Diversity Index2 # 151 45th
Median Household Income # 246 11th
Per Capita Income # 240 13th

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