Waterbury, CT 06708 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06708: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterbury, CT 06708

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wtby, CT 06708

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.553, Longitude -73.066
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 673
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,150
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 784
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,366

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

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Waterbury, CT 06708 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,258
Daytime Population: Workers 11,902
Daytime Population: Residents 15,332
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,234
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 28,659
Population in Familes 22,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 599
Population Density2 3,074
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $54,889
Average Household Income $72,319
Per Capita Income $29,197


Total Housing Units 12,925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,708 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,886 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,331 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $178,020
Average Home Value $190,385


Total Households 11,594
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 7,280
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 0.0% 0.05%
Households -0.19% -0.07%
Families -0.27% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Waterbury, CT 06708 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06708 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 # 32 89th
Population Density # 44 84th
Diversity Index # 41 85th
Median Household Income # 236 15th
Per Capita Income # 231 16th

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