New Haven, CT 06515 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06515: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Haven, CT 06515

Not Acceptable, USPS
N Haven, CT 06515
Westville, CT 06515

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 433
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,064
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,840
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.328, Longitude -72.967
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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New Haven, CT 06515 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,129
Population in Households 15,372
Population in Familes 11,208
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,757
Population Density1 3,930
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 6,490
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,589
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,575 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,915 (55.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 586 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $235,882
Average Home Value $260,126


Median Household Income $50,791
Average Household Income $78,484
Per Capita Income $30,224
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.29%
Households 0.33% 0.25%
Families 0.13% 0.13%
Median Household Income   -1.48%
Per Capita Income   0.82%
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.

New Haven, CT 06515 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06515 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 # 79 72nd
Population Density1 # 33 88th
Diversity Index2 # 37 87th
Median Household Income # 242 13th
Per Capita Income # 216 22nd

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