New Haven, CT 06511 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06511: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Haven, CT 06511

Acceptable Alternative
Hamden, CT 06511

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.327, Longitude -72.94
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,768
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 21,111
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,121
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,990

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

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New Haven, CT 06511 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 55,016
Daytime Population: Workers 49,051
Daytime Population: Residents 29,304
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 78,355
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 47,846
Population in Familes 30,876
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,170
Population Density2 9,469
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $39,154
Average Household Income $63,487
Per Capita Income $25,464


Total Housing Units 23,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,171 (18.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,379 (70.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,563 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $226,127
Average Home Value $301,678


Total Households 20,550
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 9,773
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% 0.28%
Households 0.14% 0.21%
Families 0.04% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

New Haven, CT 06511 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06511 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 # 4 99th
Population Density # 8 97th
Diversity Index # 29 90th
Median Household Income # 260 6th
Per Capita Income # 250 9th

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