New Britain, CT 06053 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06053: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Britain, CT 06053

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 424
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,052
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,741
  • County: Hartford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.685, Longitude -72.79
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New Britain, CT 06053 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,066
Population in Households 32,390
Population in Familes 24,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,676
Population Density1 5,202
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 13,224
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 7,894
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,277 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,947 (48.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,201 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $165,911
Average Home Value $172,901


Median Household Income $43,058
Average Household Income $57,831
Per Capita Income $22,898
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.3%
Households 0.3% 0.28%
Families 0.19% 0.22%
Median Household Income   -0.51%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

New Britain, CT 06053 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06053 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 # 19 93rd
Population Density1 # 25 91st
Diversity Index2 # 27 91st
Median Household Income # 251 9th
Per Capita Income # 255 8th

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