Chester, CT 06412 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06412: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chester, CT 06412

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.407, Longitude -72.465
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 234
  • PO Box Addresses: 168
  • Residential Addresses: 1,617
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 100
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,517

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

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Chester, CT 06412 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,895
Daytime Population: Workers 2,321
Daytime Population: Residents 1,911
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,232
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 3,760
Population in Familes 2,883
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density2 238
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $84,566
Average Household Income $107,955
Per Capita Income $46,895


Total Housing Units 1,939 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,108 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 551 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 280 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $310,373
Average Home Value $362,365


Total Households 1,659
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 994
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 -0.35% -0.3%
Households -0.45% -0.38%
Families -0.58% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Chester, CT 06412 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06412 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 # 199 28th
Population Density # 209 24th
Diversity Index # 237 14th
Median Household Income # 118 57th
Per Capita Income # 87 69th

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