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Area Code 860

State: CONNECTICUT
Total Area: 3568.62 sq. miles
Land Area: 3514.03 sq. miles
Water Area: 54.59 sq. miles

Area Code 860 Zip Codes

Area Code 860 Zip Codes:
06001 06002 06006 06010 06011 06013 06016 06018
06019 06020 06021 06022 06023 06024 06025 06026
06027 06028 06029 06030 06031 06032 06033 06034
06035 06037 06039 06040 06041 06042 06043 06045
06050 06051 06052 06053 06057 06058 06059 06060
06061 06062 06063 06064 06065 06066 06067 06068
06069 06070 06071 06072 06073 06074 06075 06076
06077 06078 06079 06080 06081 06082 06083 06084
06085 06087 06088 06089 06090 06092 06093 06094
06095 06096 06098 06101 06102 06103 06104 06105
06106 06107 06108 06109 06110 06111 06112 06114
06115 06117 06118 06119 06120 06123 06126 06127
06128 06129 06131 06132 06133 06134 06137 06138
06140 06141 06142 06143 06144 06145 06146 06147
06150 06151 06152 06153 06154 06155 06156 06160
06161 06167 06176 06180 06183 06199 06226 06230
06231 06232 06233 06234 06235 06237 06238 06239
06241 06242 06243 06244 06245 06246 06247 06248
06249 06250 06254 06255 06256 06258 06259 06260
06262 06263 06264 06266 06267 06268 06269 06277
06278 06279 06280 06281 06282 06320 06330 06331
06332 06333 06334 06335 06336 06338 06339 06340
06349 06350 06351 06353 06354 06355 06357 06359
06360 06365 06370 06371 06372 06373 06374 06375
06376 06377 06378 06379 06380 06382 06383 06384
06385 06386 06387 06388 06389 06409 06412 06413
06414 06415 06416 06417 06419 06420 06422 06423
06424 06426 06438 06439 06441 06442 06444 06447
06455 06456 06457 06459 06467 06469 06474 06475
06479 06480 06481 06489 06498 06750 06752 06753
06754 06755 06756 06757 06758 06759 06763 06776
06777 06778 06779 06781 06782 06785 06786 06787
06790 06791 06792 06793 06794 06795 06796

Gender Distribution in area code 860:

In this area code 860, there are approximately 819638 men or 49% males and approximately 863827 women which represents 51% females in the general population.


Age Distribution in area code 860:

In area code 860, age distribution is used to represent the approximate number of residents who fall within successive age groups, sorted in groups ranging from under 5 years old to over 85 years old. This information is used to estimate the fertility trends in this area of area code 860.

To cite an example: all the full time residents in area code 860 region are broken down into the following age divisions. 105383 are infants and small children below age 5 which would represent approximately 6% of area code 860 population, 117914 are children between the ages of 5-9 or 7%, 119835 are middle school aged children of 10-14 years old or 7%, 110383 are older children between the ages of 15-19 years old, 94591 are young adults aged 20 to 24 years old, 219707 are adults aged 25-34 years, 289198 are between the ages of 35-44 or 17% of area code 860 population, 241342 are aged 45-54 years, 88151 are middle aged residents ranging from 55 to 59 years old, 65247 are seniors in the 60-64 years old age bracket, 114429 are seniors aged 65-74, 85735 are elderly people in the 75-84 age bracket and only 31550 are older than age 84 years in code area code 860.

These figures indicate that 1273429 of fellow residents are adults aged 18 years or older with 609875 being men and 663554 of them are women. This includes 1208987 residents over the legal drinking age of 21. Seniors aged 62 years and older represent 269376 residents with 94116 senior men over 65 and 137598 senior women over the age of 65.

There are a total of 231714 senior citizens over 65 years of age residing in this location on a permanent basis.


Racial Profile in area code 860:

Area code 860 is and area with a variety of ethnic cultures and racial backgrounds, including 1411009 full time residents who are white or Caucasian, roughly 128180 African Americans or Black residents, 5841 American Indian and Alaska Native, 34246 Asian people, 9585 Asian Indian and 7557 Chinese residents.

The remaining Asian population in area code 860 or this part of area code 860, area code 860 is broken down into the following racial demographics: 3503 Filipino, 945 Japanese, 3052 Korean, 4060 Vietnamese and 5544 residents considered Other Asian. The Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian population of the area is represented by 702 residents, with 200 Native Hawaiians, 137 Guamanian or Chamorro, 131 Samoan, 234 Other Pacific Islander and 68523 residents who have classified themselves as belonging to Other Race.

The Hispanic and Latin American population of the area surrounding area code 860 is roughly 132146 with 7131 of them being Mexican immigrants, 93227 Puerto Rican immigrants, 2837 Cuban immigrants, 28951 residents from Other Hispanic or Latino background and 1551319 residents or 92% of this population claiming Not Hispanic or of Latino decent.


School Enrollment in area code 860:

In the area code 860, over 447719 residents aged 3 years old and up are reportedly enrolled as full time students, ranging from nursery school to graduate school. The numbers breakdown as follows: 29984 young children are enrolled in nursery school or preschool, 23704 children are in kindergarten and 196127 students attend elementary or middle school classes.

High school (grades and 9-12) and college aged students, including college, professional school, university, law school and medical school, consist of 94673 teenagers attending local high schools and 103231 adults attending in college or graduate school classrooms.

In the area code 860, there are 62469 local residents with a 9th grade or lower education according to available records. Roughly 117190 of these full time residents have dropped out of high school but have had some level of educational training from 9th grade to 12th grade. More than 340510 of people in this area code are successful high school graduates and at least 208381 of these individuals have some college level education but have never finished or obtained a degree.

Within the local demographic tables, 81408 residents of area code 860 have graduated from a 2 year university or technical school with an associate’s degree, 192546 have successfully met the requirements to receive a bachelor’s degree and 133830 residents have completed graduate school and received the masters or Ph.D, degree in at least one field of study.


Ancestry Distribution in area code 860:

Area code 860 is a region with 2012237 total ancestries reported. Within area code 860, the current ancestry distribution includes approximately 5777 residents of Arab decent, 9731 Czech people or Central European western Slavic people, 6887 Danish people or Danes from Denmark, 14255 Dutch residents with ancestry in the Netherlands, 197624 English residents with ancestral ties to England, 153500 residents with French origins excluding the Basque population, 81538 French Canadian residents and 170675 residents of German decent.

The rich ancestral community also includes: 11797 Greek or Hellenes residents with ancestral ties to Greece, Cyprus and surrounding regions, 11351 Hungarians or Magyars, 284066 Irish residents, 270462 Italians, 17986 residents of Lithuanian origin, 10601 Norwegian residents, 167597 Polish individuals, 20581 Portuguese residents, 27411 Russian residents, 21458 Scotch-Irish,or Ulster Scots’ residents, 36753 Scottish residents, 5889 Slovak residents with ancestry in the Ukraine, Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria, 8137 people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 38811 Swedes.


Economy in area code 860:

The occupation demographic description for area code 860 is typical of most cities. Management, Professional and Related Occupations are held by 314454 residents in the area code 860 and include professions, such as bank managers, restaurant managers, teachers, real estate agents, and insurance agents. The demographic figures for Management, Professional, And Related Occupations does not include service occupations.

Service occupations, such as waiters and retail employees, are given their own category in the economic demographic breakdown. There are currently 124507 service occupations currently held in the area code 860 by individuals working at gas stations, grocery stores and other places where they would assist customers with making a purchase. These occupations are usually held by students who are working part time jobs while they are completing their education while some are also held by senior citizens who need a part time employment.

Sales And office Occupations current make up 218859 professional positions in the area code 860 and include occupations in the automotive sales, retail sales and banking industries as well as the local area code 860 government.

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations are usually seasonal, outdoor employment opportunities. As such, these jobs are not as plentiful in the area code 860 are and there are currently only 2392 residents who hold jobs in these fields. While this job type is seasonal, many area code 860 residents perform these occupations as a hobby.

Construction, Mining And Maintenance Occupations provides employment for 67556 residents of area code 860 . As most of these jobs are handled by independent contractors, residents with jobs in this field provide services to much of the area code 860 community.

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations continue to flourish in the area code 860 region. As such, 105006 residents are currently employed in various Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations. The need for individuals in these fields is expected to rise and the Production, Transportation, And Material Moving industry should continue to be a great source of employment in area code 860.


Employment by Industry in area code 860:

In area code 860, the employment demographics can also be broken down by industry. Individual industries account for specific numbers of jobs in the area and the current numbers include: 5159 people in the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining industries ( including those employees engaged in farming, fishing, logging or operation of feedlots in area code 860.

49683 people work in the construction industry (including professional architects, civil engineers and laborers responsible for designing and building offices, stores and homes in the area code 860.), 125759 residents of area code are employed in the Manufacturing industry (including small industry owners, FMCG producers, production managers and laborers.), 92743 residents of 860 are employed in Retail trade (working as wholesalers, distributors, store owners and employees.), 34076 workers serve in the Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities industry (An industry responsible for public transportation, storage of goods and the provision of utility services to the community.), 21162 workers are employed in the Information industry (With services related to computing, telecommunications, broadcasting and internet.), 85501 personnel are dedicated to working in the Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental and Leasing industry, 70841 residents of the area code 860 area are involved in industry as Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, and Waste Management Services workers (including employers and employees, scientists, researchers, general and project managers of various organizations, administrative workers and blue collar employees.

184062 people are actively employed in the area code 860 Educational, Health and Social Services industry (including professors, teachers, lab assistants, doctors, nurses, consultants and those employed to provide assistance to non-government and non-profit organizations. 63332 residents of the area code 860 are employed in the Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services industry (including artists, entertainers, actors, physical trainers and sports personalities.) Some of these workers are also involved in the operation of area code 860 hotels, bed and breakfast facility and restaurants.

35096 people, who live in the area code 860 are employed in other service industries such as law enforcement, military personnel. 39919 individuals work in Public Administration as magistrates, area code 860 judges, area code 860 attorneys and local or state level politicians. According to area code 860 records, a few individuals also work as self-employed individuals doing small jobs or are unemployed.


Commute in area code 860:

In area code 860, local residents have found many ways to get where they are going on a daily basis. There are 679399 residents that travel only by automobile and these residents are primarily those who live in suburban areas of area code 860 or because they do not live in close proximity to their coworkers.

In the area code 860, 75916 people actively participate in a carpool to save on gas and maintenance expenses. Many people who carpool area code 860 also cite human interaction as a reason for the carpool because they can also drink coffee and chat about work while traveling to their destination. A relatively small number of individuals, 19326 workers in the area code 860, make use of public transportation. Public transport availability is extremely limited in the area code 860 and is primarily limited to public transport services, such as taxi cabs, buses, or van lines owned by area code 860.

22202 residents in the area code 860, walk to work on a regular basis. People who walk to work often live in the downtown region of area code 860, close to their business or place of employment. This decision to commute via walking may be based on environmental impact, health concerns, fuel prices or lack of alternative modes of transportation.

5805 residents, living in area code 860 claim to use other means of transportation to get to work. Examples of these alternative could include school bus drivers that use the bus to get to work in area code 860, tractor trailers and skateboards or bicycles. 22389 residents do not use transportation of any kind to get to work. Instead, these people area code 860 telecommute or work from home. These individuals include babysitters, caterers, and seamstresses. There are many unique ways to commute to work area code 860. You can take your car alone, carpool, use public transport, use other means, have worked at home, or simply have walked when you're visiting area code 860 to find employment.


Housing in area code 860:

There are a total of 699169 homes in area code 860. This includes many types of beautiful houses and condominiums, which make the area code 860 a very attractive location for those seeking to relocate into the community. The 699169 Total Housing Units gives a fair perspective on the size of area code 860.

Occupied Housing Units in the area code 860 are recorded as 652302. When compared to the total number of homes available, the Occupied Housing Units rate means that housing is available for you and also signifies that there is an established population currently living in area code 860. For those seeking to move into a home in the area code 860, it is important to realize that the percentage of Owner-occupied Housing Units is at 63%. Many communities shy away from rental properties due to the problems causes by non-owners occupying a property. The fact that Owner-occupied Housing Units is at a high percentage signifies a solid community where taxes are paid by the public to cover the costs of improving schools and roads in the area code 860.

Renter-occupied Housing Units are currently stable at just 213264, meaning that people often own their own homes in the area code 860. Renter-occupied Housing Units largely consist of apartments or properties being rented to families who cannot secure a mortgage in the area code 860. Renter-occupied Housing Units may also include guest homes or other types of property in the area code.

Vacant Housing Units comprise only 46867 of the total housing units available in the area code 860, which mean there are a limited number of properties available for someone wishing to purchase a home in the area code 860 area. Vacant Housing Units are often 3 bedroom or larger homes and may even include foreclosed homes in area code 860, allowing home buyers the opportunity to find amazing bargains.

There are also 16062 homes available in the area that fall into the Seasonal Or Occasional Use category. For Seasonal Or Occasional Use categorization often means that you can rent or lease the home for a specific period of time throughout the year. These properties are usually rented on a weekly or monthly basis in the area code 860, which is a wonderful advantage for those planning temporary moves or who intend to have guests while visiting in the area code 860.


Structures in area code 860:

In the area code 860, there are a total of 699142 structure units currently available. These structural units include a wide variety of built house configurations. Of the total 699142 structures, 429063 are designated as 1 unit, detached, meaning the home stands by itself and is not attached to another building.

There are also 32185 attached structures in the area code 860, with individual units being attached to and supported by one or more other units. Included in this area code are 55253 multi-family units, which means that the unit consists of 4 or more dwellings in the same plot of land. 58696 of these structures have 3 or 4 units with 3 family dwellings in the same plot of land, such as family triplexes or townhouses. These structures are usually built on three levels.

In this area, there are also a total of 41068 structures with 5 To 9 dwelling units, most often several apartments in just one building complex. In addition there are 26675 structures with 10 To 19 units. While there are 699142 total structures in the area, there are many mobile homes, which comprise 8403 of the total homes in the area code 860. Mobile homes have specialized construction, are prefabricated and can be used for traveling around. In the area code 860, however, most of the 8403 mobile homes or trailers are securely fastened to a foundation and are likely to remain in place throughout their useful lives.

There is another group of structures in the area code 860, consisting of boats, RV.s, vans and some other unknown structures. The designation of these structures as dwellings is often dependent upon their actual usage. Boats used for pleasure may not receive the dwelling designation but the same boat used as a permanent dwelling place when moored in a marina may be classified as a home. Recreational Vehicles, often called RV's, are similar to mobile homes and are often used as temporary dwelling places for holidays or travel. Vans are usually used for transportation, rather than as a dwelling. Both of these moving vehicle structures can be designated as dwellings when converted for long term use.


Household Heating Type in area code 860:

In the area code 860, roughly 168628 residents use utility gas, provided by the local gas company, to heat their homes. Bottled Tank or LP Gas is used by 17723 residents of the area code 860, with the bottled tank or LP Gas being refilled and delivered on a monthly basis. Only 93593 residents of area code 860, use electricity to heat their homes.

Outdated fuel energy sources, such as Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc. are a relatively non-existent area of the household heating fuel market in the area code 860 because the fuel oil is burned in a furnace or a boiler and does not see extensive use in most modern households. With that said, 988 reported residents use coal or coke to heat their homes. In some of the older homes of the area, coal burning furnaces are still in use, providing heat to the house. Wood is used by 9350 residents to provide heat. As a clean burning bio fuel, wood can be used to effectively provide heat to the entire house. As a result, many of the smaller homes in the area code 860 make use of a wood-burning fireplace with a blower insert to heat the home or provide a backup heat source in the event of power outages or spikes in fuel prices.

In a move towards modern renewable energy, 142 residents of the area code 860, have upgraded to solar energy. No other fuels are reported to be in use because 1187 other residents reported that they used no fuel to heat their homes, citing adequate insulation.


Property Value in area code 860:

In 860, the average Property Value can be divided up as follows: Specified Owner-occupied Units are the specific number of homes in area code 860 which are occupied by the property owner. The current number of Specified Owner-occupied Units is 372487 which signifies that most people in the area code 860 own their own homes.

In the area code, approximately 2804 homes were listed with values of less than $50,000, based on specific criteria related to area code 860, area code 860 in particular. There are also 138047 homes valued at $100,000 To $149,000 based on the neighborhood and school district associated with area code 860. Approximately 89133 homes were valued at $150,000 To $199,000 based on the included acreage. At the time of this report, 61234 homes were valued at $200,000 To $299,999 because no one reported any homes within this range of value.

However, 21401 homes were listed at $300,000 To $499,999 and an additional 4957 homes were valued between $500,000 To $999,999. There are only 791 million dollar homes or mansions in the area code 860.

Mortgage Status in area code 860:

Many people living in area code 860 have mortgages or loans secured by real property, don’t have mortgages, pay cash rent or do not pay any cash towards their housing expenses. These figures are used to provide a demographic of the mortgage status for the area code 860. 265198 people currently have mortgages in this part of area code 860. Among those with current mortgages, 187 people have a monthly mortgage payment of $300 dollars and 31433 people have a monthly mortgage payment of between $300 and $499. 13523 people have a monthly mortgage payment of between $500 and $699 dollars.

The mortgage payment category with the second most common monthly payment is the $700 to $999 range, with a total of 44985 people making these monthly payments. There are a total of 111069 residents in the area code 860 who pay between $1000 and $1,499 per month and 58803 people paying between $1,500 and $1,999 on their monthly mortgage, which is incidentally the largest mortgage paying group in the area.

Only 33378 people have monthly mortgage payments exceeding $2,000 and a mere 107289 people do not have to pay any mortgage on their property in the area code 860.


Mortgage Payment as percentage of income in area code 860:

The distribution of mortgage payments within the area code 860 code can also be used to create a demographic scale to express the regions economic stability. The total number of individuals paying a given percentage of their income as mortgage payments can be explained as follows:
122195 people in this area pay less than 15 percent (<15%) of their income to mortgage payments; The majority of local borrowers fall into this category.

69933 people pay between 15 and 19 percent of their income on their mortgage payments. 58687 people pay between 20 and 24 percent of their income on their mortgage payments. Only 40101 pay between 25 and 29 percent of their income to mortgage payments, making this the category with the lowest percentage of members.

24589 people pay between 30 and 34 percent of their income to their mortgage payment. 55300 people pay 35 percent or more (>35%) of their income to their mortgage payments in the area code 860.


Rent Status in area code 860:

Rental status is a prime indicator of economic stability in an area. Out of 211111 people who reside in renter-occupied units, roughly 10848 people spend less than $200 per month in rent for housing in the area code 860. Approximately 9567 people make monthly rental payments between $200 and $299 dollars; the second highest category for renters in the area.

84980 people pay $500 To $749 for monthly housing costs on rental properties and 45548 people pay monthly rental expenses between $750 and $999. In the area code 860, 111069 people pay from $1,000 to $1,499 in rent and 2979 renters pay monthly housing expense which exceed $1,500.

Out of 211111 people who live in rental homes, only 9925 people in the area code 860 do not pay cash rent on a monthly basis.


Rent Payments as percentage of income in area code 860:

Distribution of rent payments as a percentage of income can be broken down within the area code 860 code in the following demographics:
41192 people in this area code pay less than 15 percent of their income to rent payments; this is the highest total of all the rent payment categories. There are a total of 31950 renters pay between 15 and 19 percent of their income towards their rent payment.

27788 people pay between 20 and 24 percent of their income towards their monthly rent. 23440 people fall in the category of paying just 25 to 29 percent of their income towards rent. 15717 people pay between 30 and 34 percent of their income for their monthly rental payment. 56846 people pay 35 percent or more of their income out in rental payments within the area code 860.


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