Waterbury, CT 06708 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06708: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterbury, CT 06708

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wtby, CT 06708

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 675
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,339
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 783
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.553, Longitude -73.066
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Waterbury, CT 06708 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,806
Population in Households 29,206
Population in Familes 23,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 600
Population Density1 3,056
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 11,822
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 7,477
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,768 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,054 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,332 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $166,597
Average Home Value $181,339


Median Household Income $52,223
Average Household Income $69,048
Per Capita Income $27,917
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.0%
Households -0.2% -0.09%
Families -0.27% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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 06708 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06708 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 # 30 89th
Population Density1 # 46 84th
Diversity Index2 # 41 86th
Median Household Income # 238 14th
Per Capita Income # 237 14th

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