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: 121
  • PO Box Addresses: 144
  • Residential Addresses: 3,432
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 352
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,080

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

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Redding, CT 06896 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,598
Daytime Population: Workers 2,116
Daytime Population: Residents 5,021
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,137
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 9,548
Population in Familes 8,339
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 298
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $127,479
Average Household Income $195,959
Per Capita Income $73,352


Total Housing Units 3,864 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,911 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 675 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $676,630
Average Home Value $715,733


Total Households 3,586
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 2,673
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 0.73% 0.69%
Households 0.53% 0.6%
Families 0.49% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Redding, CT 06896 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 06896 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 # 134 52nd
Population Density # 190 31st
Diversity Index # 190 31st
Median Household Income # 19 93rd
Per Capita Income # 16 95th

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