Plantsville, CT 06479 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06479: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plantsville, CT 06479

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 337
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,893
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hartford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.582, Longitude -72.898
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Plantsville, CT 06479 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,965
Population in Households 10,931
Population in Familes 9,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 1,483
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 4,238
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 3,017
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,462 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,366 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 872 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 224 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $257,500
Average Home Value $290,523


Median Household Income $84,368
Average Household Income $102,436
Per Capita Income $39,674
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.22%
Households 0.11% 0.16%
Families 0.06% 0.13%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Plantsville, CT 06479 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06479 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 # 122 56th
Population Density1 # 85 70th
Diversity Index2 # 189 32nd
Median Household Income # 108 61st
Per Capita Income # 143 49th

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