06812 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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New Fairfield, CT

ZIP Code 06812: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Fairfield, CT 06812

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fairfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.485, Longitude -73.488
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 304
  • PO Box Addresses: 458
  • Residential Addresses: 5,312
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,312
  • Foreclosures in CT 06812

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2023, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


New Fairfield, CT 06812 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 13,606 (100%)
Population in Households 13,592 (99.9%)
Population in Families 12,351 (90.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 14 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 684
Diversity Index2 38


Median Household Income $126,639
Average Household Income $168,128
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $60,692
Wealth Index5 245


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,536 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 387 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 696 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $393,047
Average Home Value $465,390
Housing Affordability Index3 127


Total Households 4,923
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 3,978
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.29% -0.07%
Households -0.12% -0.08%
Families   -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
Owner Occupied HU   0.05%

New Fairfield, CT 06812 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06812 to the other 278 ZIP Codes in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 102 64th
Population Density # 132 53rd
Median Household Income # 47 83rd
Housing Affordability Index # 145 52nd
Per Capita Income # 83 71st
Diversity Index # 134 52nd

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