Ashford, CT 06278 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06278: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashford, CT 06278

Acceptable Alternative
Warrenville, CT 06278

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Windham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.897, Longitude -72.141
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • PO Box Addresses: 130
  • Residential Addresses: 1,810
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 108
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,702

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 06278 2019 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Ashford, CT 06278 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ashford, CT 06278 Housing Affordability Index is 140
State of Connecticut Housing Affordability Index is 111
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ashford, CT 06278 Wealth Index is 120
State of Connecticut Wealth Index is 142
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,284
Population in Households 4,276
Population in Familes 3,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density 106
Diversity Index1 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,884
Average Household Income $99,412
Per Capita Income $39,707
Wealth Index3 120

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,304 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 407 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $240,458
Housing Affordability Index2 140
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,711
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,156
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.38% -0.45%
Households -0.3% -0.42%
Families -0.42% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Ashford, CT 06278 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06278 to the other 279 ZIP Codes in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 195 30th
Population Density # 248 11th
Diversity Index # 172 39th
Median Household Income # 158 44th
Per Capita Income # 173 38th

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