North Windham, CT 06256 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06256: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
North Windham, CT 06256

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Chaplin, CT 06256

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 117
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,043
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Windham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.752, Longitude -72.143
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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North Windham, CT 06256 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,411
Population in Households 3,306
Population in Familes 2,598
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density1 354
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 1,470
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 954
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 978 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 492 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $189,693
Average Home Value $194,504


Median Household Income $38,450
Average Household Income $54,223
Per Capita Income $24,174
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.11%
Households 0.31% 0.11%
Families 0.24% 0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.9%
Per Capita Income   0.3%
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.

North Windham, CT 06256 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06256 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 # 210 24th
Population Density1 # 176 37th
Diversity Index2 # 46 84th
Median Household Income # 257 7th
Per Capita Income # 253 9th

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