Waterbury, CT 06706 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06706: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterbury, CT 06706

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wtby, CT 06706

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.535, Longitude -73.028
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 396
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,580
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 606
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,974

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

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Waterbury, CT 06706 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,229
Daytime Population: Workers 6,612
Daytime Population: Residents 8,192
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,804
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 14,150
Population in Familes 11,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 4,030
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $41,676
Average Household Income $54,752
Per Capita Income $19,832


Total Housing Units 5,820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,299 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,822 (48.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 699 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $147,016
Average Home Value $163,756


Total Households 5,121
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 3,509
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 0.07% 0.1%
Households -0.14% -0.03%
Families -0.19% -0.06%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Waterbury, CT 06706 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06706 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 # 101 64th
Population Density # 31 89th
Diversity Index # 17 94th
Median Household Income # 255 8th
Per Capita Income # 260 6th

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