Manchester, CT 06042 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Manchester, CT 06042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 788
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,213
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,244
  • County: Hartford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.801, Longitude -72.516
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 06042 has segments in 2 Counties (Hartford, Tolland).

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Manchester, CT 06042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,274
Population in Households 23,072
Population in Familes 17,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 202
Population Density1 2,180
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 10,188
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 5,924
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,531 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,657 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 619 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $184,577
Average Home Value $203,996


Median Household Income $64,547
Average Household Income $83,478
Per Capita Income $36,771
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.04%
Households -0.13% -0.02%
Families -0.23% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Manchester, CT 06042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06042 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 # 55 80th
Population Density1 # 66 76th
Diversity Index2 # 50 82nd
Median Household Income # 195 30th
Per Capita Income # 173 38th

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