Westbrook, CT 06498 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06498: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westbrook, CT 06498

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Middlesex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.288, Longitude -72.456
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 372
  • PO Box Addresses: 324
  • Residential Addresses: 3,422
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 32
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,390

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

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Westbrook, CT 06498 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Westbrook, CT 06498 Housing Affordability Index is 87
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

Westbrook, CT 06498 Wealth Index is 163
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 7,073
Population in Households 6,988
Population in Familes 5,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density 441
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,225
Average Household Income $105,439
Per Capita Income $44,772
Wealth Index3 163

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,048 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,068 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 934 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,046 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $394,776
Housing Affordability Index2 87
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,002
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,862
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 0.16% -0.01%
Households 0.15% -0.05%
Families 0.01% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Westbrook, CT 06498 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06498 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 # 161 42nd
Population Density # 164 42nd
Diversity Index # 166 41st
Median Household Income # 197 30th
Per Capita Income # 124 56th

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