Hartford, CT 06106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hartford, CT 06106

Not Acceptable, USPS
HTFD, CT 06106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,362
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,513
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,150
  • County: Hartford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.747, Longitude -72.696
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hartford, CT 06106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,114
Population in Households 35,912
Population in Familes 27,697
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,202
Population Density1 9,053
Diversity Index2 91


Total Households 13,350
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 8,224
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,854 (18.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,496 (68.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,079 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $160,911
Average Home Value $173,765


Median Household Income $28,285
Average Household Income $42,256
Per Capita Income $16,126
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.02%
Households -0.29% -0.07%
Families -0.37% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   0.59%
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.

Hartford, CT 06106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06106 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 # 11 96th
Population Density1 # 11 96th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 270 3rd
Per Capita Income # 269 3rd

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