Southbury, CT 06488 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06488: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Southbury, CT 06488

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.473, Longitude -73.22
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 768
  • PO Box Addresses: 395
  • Residential Addresses: 8,624
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 506
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,118

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

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Southbury, CT 06488 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,694
Daytime Population: Workers 9,084
Daytime Population: Residents 10,695
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,779
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 18,914
Population in Familes 15,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 780
Population Density2 501
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $85,043
Average Household Income $124,708
Per Capita Income $51,373


Total Housing Units 9,115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,641 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,307 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,167 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $337,252
Average Home Value $369,647


Total Households 7,948
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,147
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 -0.15% -0.07%
Households -0.45% -0.24%
Families -0.38% -0.19%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Southbury, CT 06488 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06488 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 # 67 76th
Population Density # 146 47th
Diversity Index # 188 32nd
Median Household Income # 115 59th
Per Capita Income # 52 81st

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