Overall Health Index

People Index

41

95.7% of the residents in 06234 has health insurance.

Provider Index

50

There are about 478 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06234.

Hospital Index

65

The average hospital rating near 06234 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

50

Residents in 06234 travel 16.9 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

41

95.7% of the residents in 06234 has health insurance.

Provider Index

50

There are about 478 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06234.

Hospital Index

65

The average hospital rating near 06234 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

50

Residents in 06234 travel 16.9 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT is 54, ranking 15,506 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 8,304 residents live in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT with a median age of 43.9 years. 22.2 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 14.9 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 57.9 percent of the residents in 06234 is currently married, and 21.7 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 16.3 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 10.8 percent of the population living in 06234 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06234 is $6,194. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT is approximately $1,247. That means the residents typically spend about 20.1 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

86.8 percent of the population in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT drive to work alone. 0 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 57.5 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 15.6 percent of the residents in 06234 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.6 members with about 1.96 cars available per household. Approximately 5 percent of the households in 06234 - Brooklyn, Connecticut do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

36.8 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 72.6 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 1 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 06234 have VA health insurance. Also, 3.2 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT would have to travel an average of 8.4 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Day Kimball Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 478 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Gender (%)06234CTUSA
Male5548.849.3
Female4551.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Race (%)06234CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White94.876.773
Non-Hispanic Black1.610.512.7
Asian1.34.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.20.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race05.14.9
Two or More Races1.744.4

Median Income in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Income (%)06234CTUSA
Under $25,00012.912.216.9
$25,000 to $49,99911.515.521.3
$50,000 to $74,99915.915.318.3
$75,000 to $99,9991713.413.7
$100,000 and More42.743.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Livability06234CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)6,1946,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)1,2471,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)20.123.121.9

Education in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Education Level(%)06234CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education3.54.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma7.65.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent31.127.227.5
Some College, No Degree19.317.421
Associate's Degree11.47.48.2
Bachelor's Degree16.321.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree10.816.811.4

People Index

People Index in 06234

41

The People Index in 06234 is 41, ranking 19,794 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

An estimate of 95.7 percent of all residents in 06234 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT who have health insurance is 95.7 percent. 14.2 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 56.9 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 1.2 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 98 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 96 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Insurance Type (%)06234CTUSA
No Insurance4.36.412.2
Public Insurance36.832.533
Private Insurance72.671.966.7

Insurance Types in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Insurance Type (%)06234CTUSA
Employer Insurance56.952.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance1.25.96.2
Medicare6.14.54.6
Medicaid14.214.114.2
TRICARE3.21.32.7
VA10.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Income (%)06234CTUSA
Under $25,000969082
$25,000 to $49,999958984
$50,000 to $74,999989188
$75,000 to $99,999989391
$100,000 and More969593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00049225
$25,000 to $49,99956455
$50,000 to $74,99923188
$75,000 to $99,99921490
$100,000 and More42281

Insurance Rate by Age in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06234CTUSA
Under 181009794
Adults (18-64 years)959084
Seniors (65+ years)98.19999

Residents with Disabilities in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Disability Type06234CTUSA
Any Disability13.510.912.5
Hearing Disability4.333.5
Vision Disability0.933.5
Cognitive Disability1.91.11.3
Ambulatory Disability6.75.77
Self-Care Disability0.80.80.9
Independent Living Disability5.255.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06234

50

The Provider Index in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT is 50, ranking 16,492 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

For the 1,844 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 33 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06234 - Brooklyn, CT. An estimate of 10 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,233 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06234CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents203638
Dentists per 10,000 residents588
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1871616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65102428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06234

65

The Hospital Index in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT is 65, ranking 11,539 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Day Kimball Hospital84/5
Windham Hospital154/5
Backus Hospital184/5
Johnson Memorial Hospital264/5
Average Hospital16.94/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06234

50

The Travel Index in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT is 50, ranking 16,487 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

14.7 percent of residents in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.96 cars per household in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.6 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 16.9 miles. 06234 - Brooklyn, CT ranks 15,584 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Day Kimball Hospital with a distance of 8 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06234CTUSA
No Cars598.7
1 Car2632.232.9
2 Cars4637.937.3
3 Cars1614.414.1
4 or More Cars76.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Travel Method (%)06234CTUSA
Driving Solo82.177.776.6
Driving with One Person5.56.57.1
Driving with Two People1.10.91.3
Driving with Three People00.40.5
Bus02.72.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.11.8
Walk12.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Day Kimball Hospital8
Windham Hospital15
Backus Hospital18

Work Travel Time in 06234 - Brooklyn, CT

Average Travel Time06234CTUSA
Less than 10 min.624.623.3
10 to 14 min.17.315.815.3
15 to 19 min.14.615.614.6
20 to 24 min.136.56.4
25 to 29 min.6.712.613.7
30 to 34 min.14.72.82.9
35 to 44 min.5.210.512
45 to 59 min.6.95.76.2
60 or more min.15.63.22.7
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