Waterbury, CT 06705 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06705: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterbury, CT 06705

Acceptable Alternative
Wolcott, CT 06705

Not Acceptable, USPS
East End, CT 06705
Wtby, CT 06705

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.55, Longitude -72.996
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 780
  • PO Box Addresses: 200
  • Residential Addresses: 11,165
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,440
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,725

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

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Waterbury, CT 06705 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,616
Daytime Population: Workers 10,068
Daytime Population: Residents 14,335
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,403
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 27,180
Population in Familes 21,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 436
Population Density2 4,412
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $43,187
Average Household Income $57,112
Per Capita Income $23,036


Total Housing Units 11,966 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,664 (39.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,274 (52.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,028 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $147,949
Average Home Value $158,598


Total Households 10,938
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 6,754
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 0.02% 0.06%
Households -0.19% -0.06%
Families -0.28% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Waterbury, CT 06705 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06705 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 # 41 85th
Population Density # 29 90th
Diversity Index # 26 91st
Median Household Income # 252 9th
Per Capita Income # 255 8th

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