Putnam, CT 06260 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06260: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Putnam, CT 06260

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Putnam, CT 06260
Laurel Hill, CT 06260
Putman, CT 06260
Putnam Heights, CT 06260
Putnm, CT 06260
Rhodesville, CT 06260
Sawyer District, CT 06260

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 527
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,731
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 209
  • County: Windham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.907, Longitude -71.867
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Putnam, CT 06260 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,608
Population in Households 9,222
Population in Familes 6,900
Population in Group Qrtrs 386
Population Density1 480
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 3,957
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,384
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,161 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,796 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 396 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $188,181
Average Home Value $201,666


Median Household Income $47,281
Average Household Income $63,631
Per Capita Income $27,266
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.06%
Households 0.04% -0.06%
Families -0.07% -0.13%
Median Household Income   -0.97%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.

Putnam, CT 06260 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06260 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 # 134 52nd
Population Density1 # 156 44th
Diversity Index2 # 179 36th
Median Household Income # 248 11th
Per Capita Income # 239 14th

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