Waterbury, CT 06704 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06704: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterbury, CT 06704

Not Acceptable, USPS
Plaza, CT 06704
Wtby, CT 06704

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 628
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,945
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 939
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.579, Longitude -73.033
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waterbury, CT 06704 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,406
Population in Households 25,226
Population in Familes 20,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density1 3,217
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 9,421
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 6,192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,828 (35.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,593 (51.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,524 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $137,731
Average Home Value $150,601


Median Household Income $36,764
Average Household Income $49,665
Per Capita Income $18,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.29%
Households 0.23% 0.19%
Families 0.14% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.51%
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.

Waterbury, CT 06704 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06704 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 # 47 83rd
Population Density1 # 41 86th
Diversity Index2 # 9 97th
Median Household Income # 262 5th
Per Capita Income # 265 4th

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