Fairfield, CT 06824 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06824: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairfield, CT 06824

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fairfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.169, Longitude -73.265
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,289
  • PO Box Addresses: 176
  • Residential Addresses: 11,900
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 141
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,759

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

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Fairfield, CT 06824 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,418
Daytime Population: Workers 13,582
Daytime Population: Residents 18,689
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,271
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 32,492
Population in Familes 27,923
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,926
Population Density2 1,710
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $139,854
Average Household Income $203,688
Per Capita Income $68,154


Total Housing Units 12,463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,493 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,249 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 721 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $693,964
Average Home Value $752,562


Total Households 11,742
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 8,571
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 0.5% 0.44%
Households 0.25% 0.37%
Families 0.2% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Fairfield, CT 06824 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06824 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 # 19 93rd
Population Density # 75 73rd
Diversity Index # 135 52nd
Median Household Income # 18 94th
Per Capita Income # 20 93rd

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