East Haven, CT 06512 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06512: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Haven, CT 06512

Acceptable Alternative
New Haven, CT 06512

Not Acceptable, USPS
N Haven, CT 06512

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 695
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,201
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,151
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.286, Longitude -72.864
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Haven, CT 06512 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,025
Population in Households 29,645
Population in Familes 22,999
Population in Group Qrtrs 380
Population Density1 2,678
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 12,102
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 7,416
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,795 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,307 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,369 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $217,796
Average Home Value $238,191


Median Household Income $57,546
Average Household Income $76,654
Per Capita Income $31,230
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.08%
Households -0.47% -0.18%
Families -0.54% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

East Haven, CT 06512 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06512 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 # 28 90th
Population Density1 # 54 81st
Diversity Index2 # 64 77th
Median Household Income # 222 20th
Per Capita Income # 211 24th

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