Ashford, CT 06278 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06278: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashford, CT 06278

Acceptable Alternative
Warrenville, CT 06278

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 94
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,708
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 108
  • County: Windham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.897, Longitude -72.141
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ashford, CT 06278 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,352
Population in Households 4,344
Population in Familes 3,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 109
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 1,727
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,173
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,306 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 421 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $242,972
Average Home Value $268,147


Median Household Income $70,497
Average Household Income $92,286
Per Capita Income $36,670
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.16%
Households -0.16% -0.17%
Families -0.23% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Ashford, CT 06278 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06278 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 # 196 29th
Population Density1 # 247 11th
Diversity Index2 # 167 39th
Median Household Income # 174 37th
Per Capita Income # 175 37th

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