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, 2017)


Total Population 1,108
Daytime Population: Workers 653
Daytime Population: Residents 563
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,216
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 1,101
Population in Familes 862
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $78,330
Average Household Income $113,869
Per Capita Income $50,620


Total Housing Units 810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 375 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 319 (39.4%)
Median Home Value $420,769
Average Home Value $521,000


Total Households 491
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 308
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.07% -0.4%
Households -0.08% -0.41%
Families -0.18% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

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

The table below compares 06796 to the other 275 ZIP Codes in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 251 9th
Population Density # 273 1st
Diversity Index # 252 8th
Median Household Income # 150 46th
Per Capita Income # 60 79th

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