Redding, CT 06896 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 06896: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Redding, CT 06896

Acceptable Alternative
West Redding, CT 06896

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fairfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.3, Longitude -73.405
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 120
  • PO Box Addresses: 141
  • Residential Addresses: 3,461
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 360
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,101

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

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Redding, CT 06896 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,440
Population in Households 9,392
Population in Familes 8,241
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 295
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $135,271
Average Household Income $201,692
Per Capita Income $75,641


Total Housing Units 3,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,849 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 685 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $707,056
Average Home Value $727,703


Total Households 3,534
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 2,636
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.44% 0.41%
Households 0.29% 0.32%
Families 0.26% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Redding, CT 06896 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06896 to the other 274 ZIP Codes in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 134 51st
Population Density # 192 30th
Diversity Index # 196 29th
Median Household Income # 19 93rd
Per Capita Income # 16 95th

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