Prospect, CT 06712 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06712: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prospect, CT 06712

Acceptable Alternative
Waterbury, CT 06712

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: New Haven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.495, Longitude -72.974
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 331
  • PO Box Addresses: 147
  • Residential Addresses: 3,508
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,508

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

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  1. 06712 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 06712 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Prospect, CT 06712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Prospect, CT 06712 Housing Affordability Index is 155
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

Prospect, CT 06712 Wealth Index is 186
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 9,745
Population in Households 9,607
Population in Familes 8,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density 695
Diversity Index1 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $106,648
Average Household Income $125,760
Per Capita Income $44,668
Wealth Index3 186

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,188 (88.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $310,078
Housing Affordability Index2 155
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,460
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 2,677
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 0.49% 0.37%
Households 0.43% 0.32%
Families 0.35% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Prospect, CT 06712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06712 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 # 130 54th
Population Density # 131 53rd
Diversity Index # 185 34th
Median Household Income # 53 81st
Per Capita Income # 125 56th

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