West Cornwall, CT 06796 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06796: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Cornwall, CT 06796

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 53
  • Single Family Addresses: 383
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Litchfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.867, Longitude -73.333
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Cornwall, CT 06796 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,157
Population in Households 1,150
Population in Familes 900
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 518
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 325
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 314 (37.7%)
Median Home Value $415,714
Average Home Value $515,264


Median Household Income $78,400
Average Household Income $110,425
Per Capita Income $49,599
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.16%
Households 0.7% 0.23%
Families 0.6% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

West Cornwall, CT 06796 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06796 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 # 250 10th
Population Density1 # 274 1st
Diversity Index2 # 253 9th
Median Household Income # 144 48th
Per Capita Income # 57 80th

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