Shelton, CT 06484 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06484: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelton, CT 06484

Acceptable Alternative
Huntington, CT 06484

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,350
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,641
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 686
  • County: Fairfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.314, Longitude -73.137
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shelton, CT 06484 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,421
Population in Households 40,904
Population in Familes 34,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 517
Population Density1 1,329
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 15,842
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 11,240
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,568 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,274 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 770 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $366,805
Average Home Value $396,754


Median Household Income $87,097
Average Household Income $109,986
Per Capita Income $42,395
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.83%
Households 0.53% 0.69%
Families 0.5% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Shelton, CT 06484 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06484 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 # 10 97th
Population Density1 # 90 68th
Diversity Index2 # 113 59th
Median Household Income # 96 66th
Per Capita Income # 116 58th

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