Westbrook, CT 06498 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06498: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westbrook, CT 06498

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 403
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,226
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 32
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.288, Longitude -72.456
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Westbrook, CT 06498 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,273
Population in Households 7,182
Population in Familes 5,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density1 447
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 3,062
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,909
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,178 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 884 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,005 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $349,793
Average Home Value $407,128


Median Household Income $67,864
Average Household Income $95,739
Per Capita Income $40,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.28%
Households 0.29% 0.2%
Families 0.18% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Westbrook, CT 06498 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06498 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 # 159 43rd
Population Density1 # 164 41st
Diversity Index2 # 154 44th
Median Household Income # 184 34th
Per Capita Income # 135 51st

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