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: 319
  • PO Box Addresses: 145
  • Residential Addresses: 3,525
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,525

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

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Prospect, CT 06712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,746
Daytime Population: Workers 2,838
Daytime Population: Residents 4,706
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,544
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 9,606
Population in Familes 8,507
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 677
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $98,766
Average Household Income $117,699
Per Capita Income $41,933


Total Housing Units 3,556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,137 (88.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $305,012
Average Home Value $323,566


Total Households 3,441
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 2,669
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 0.52% 0.43%
Households 0.36% 0.32%
Families 0.3% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Prospect, CT 06712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06712 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 # 132 52nd
Population Density # 132 52nd
Diversity Index # 185 33rd
Median Household Income # 70 75th
Per Capita Income # 130 53rd

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