Putnam, CT 06260 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06260: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Putnam, CT 06260

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Putnam, CT 06260
Laurel Hill, CT 06260
Putman, CT 06260
Putnam Heights, CT 06260
Putnm, CT 06260
Rhodesville, CT 06260
Sawyer District, CT 06260

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Windham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.907, Longitude -71.867
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 523
  • PO Box Addresses: 219
  • Residential Addresses: 4,003
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 214
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,789

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Putnam, CT 06260 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,355
Daytime Population: Workers 7,555
Daytime Population: Residents 4,341
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,896
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 8,976
Population in Familes 6,700
Population in Group Qrtrs 379
Population Density2 462
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $50,595
Average Household Income $66,771
Per Capita Income $28,591


Total Housing Units 4,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,094 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,762 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 487 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $197,917
Average Home Value $211,617


Total Households 3,856
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,316
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 -0.34% -0.35%
Households -0.34% -0.37%
Families -0.47% -0.45%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Putnam, CT 06260 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06260 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 # 137 51st
Population Density # 155 44th
Diversity Index # 180 34th
Median Household Income # 245 11th
Per Capita Income # 238 14th

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