Colchester, CT 06415 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06415: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Colchester, CT 06415

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 484
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,301
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 245
  • County: New London County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.551, Longitude -72.331
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 06415 has segments in 2 Counties (Middlesex, New London).

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Colchester, CT 06415 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,400
Population in Households 17,193
Population in Familes 14,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 207
Population Density1 302
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 6,434
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 4,762
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,098 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,980 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,454 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 664 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $276,280
Average Home Value $290,698


Median Household Income $97,200
Average Household Income $107,952
Per Capita Income $40,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.43%
Households 0.51% 0.42%
Families 0.47% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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.

Colchester, CT 06415 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06415 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 # 81 71st
Population Density1 # 187 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 169 39th
Median Household Income # 60 79th
Per Capita Income # 138 50th

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