Overall Health Index

People Index

71

97.3% of the residents in 06237 has health insurance.

Provider Index

64

There are about 1,218 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06237.

Hospital Index

36

The average hospital rating near 06237 is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

92

Residents in 06237 travel 11.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

71

97.3% of the residents in 06237 has health insurance.

Provider Index

64

There are about 1,218 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06237.

Hospital Index

36

The average hospital rating near 06237 is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

92

Residents in 06237 travel 11.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06237 - Columbia, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06237 - Columbia, CT is 84, ranking 5,260 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 5,456 residents live in 06237 - Columbia, CT with a median age of 45.3 years. 20.9 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 17.1 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 63.3 percent of the residents in 06237 is currently married, and 24.2 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 24.4 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 14.7 percent of the population living in 06237 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06237 is $7,748. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06237 - Columbia, CT is approximately $1,418. That means the residents typically spend about 18.3 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

91.3 percent of the population in 06237 - Columbia, CT drive to work alone. 1.2 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 51.8 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 9.9 percent of the residents in 06237 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.65 members with about 2.12 cars available per household. Approximately 3 percent of the households in 06237 - Columbia, 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.

28.2 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 80.7 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 1.2 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 06237 have VA health insurance. Also, 2.1 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06237 - Columbia, CT would have to travel an average of 4.6 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Windham Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 1,218 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06237 - Columbia, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Gender (%)06237CTUSA
Male4748.849.3
Female5351.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Race (%)06237CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White86.776.773
Non-Hispanic Black1.910.512.7
Asian1.14.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race05.14.9
Two or More Races7.544.4

Median Income in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Income (%)06237CTUSA
Under $25,0003.212.216.9
$25,000 to $49,9998.715.521.3
$50,000 to $74,99924.115.318.3
$75,000 to $99,99916.213.413.7
$100,000 and More47.843.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Livability06237CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)7,7486,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)1,4181,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)18.323.121.9

Education in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Education Level(%)06237CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.74.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma2.35.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent25.727.227.5
Some College, No Degree21.617.421
Associate's Degree9.67.48.2
Bachelor's Degree24.421.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree14.716.811.4

People Index

People Index in 06237

71

The People Index in 06237 is 71, ranking 9,567 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06237 - Columbia, CT

An estimate of 97.3 percent of all residents in 06237 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06237 - Columbia, CT who have health insurance is 97.3 percent. 8.3 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 64.3 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 3.8 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 99 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 100 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 06237 - Columbia, CT

Insurance Type (%)06237CTUSA
No Insurance2.76.412.2
Public Insurance28.232.533
Private Insurance80.771.966.7

Insurance Types in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Insurance Type (%)06237CTUSA
Employer Insurance64.352.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance3.85.96.2
Medicare4.84.54.6
Medicaid8.314.114.2
TRICARE2.11.32.7
VA1.20.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Income (%)06237CTUSA
Under $25,0001009082
$25,000 to $49,999848984
$50,000 to $74,999999188
$75,000 to $99,9991009391
$100,000 and More1009593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000010020
$25,000 to $49,999165048
$50,000 to $74,99912484
$75,000 to $99,99901695
$100,000 and More02486

Insurance Rate by Age in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06237CTUSA
Under 181009794
Adults (18-64 years)979084
Seniors (65+ years)1009999

Residents with Disabilities in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Disability Type06237CTUSA
Any Disability8.210.912.5
Hearing Disability2.333.5
Vision Disability033.5
Cognitive Disability1.61.11.3
Ambulatory Disability3.95.77
Self-Care Disability0.60.80.9
Independent Living Disability255.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06237

64

The Provider Index in 06237 - Columbia, CT is 64, ranking 11,874 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06237 - Columbia, CT

For the 1,138 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 95 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06237 - Columbia, CT. An estimate of 11 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 935 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06237CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents203638
Dentists per 10,000 residents788
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1871616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65112428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06237

36

The Hospital Index in 06237 - Columbia, CT is 36, ranking 21,104 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06237 - Columbia, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Windham Hospital54/5
Manchester Memorial Hospital131/5
Rockville General Hospital144/5
Backus Hospital154/5
Average Hospital11.73.3/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06237

92

The Travel Index in 06237 - Columbia, CT is 92, ranking 2,631 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06237 - Columbia, CT

14.5 percent of residents in 06237 - Columbia, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.12 cars per household in 06237 - Columbia, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.65 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 11.7 miles. 06237 - Columbia, CT ranks 8,647 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Windham Hospital with a distance of 5 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06237CTUSA
No Cars398.7
1 Car2332.232.9
2 Cars4837.937.3
3 Cars1814.414.1
4 or More Cars96.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Travel Method (%)06237CTUSA
Driving Solo8677.776.6
Driving with One Person4.96.57.1
Driving with Two People0.60.91.3
Driving with Three People00.40.5
Bus02.72.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.11.8
Walk02.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06237 - Columbia, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Windham Hospital5
Manchester Memorial Hospital13
Rockville General Hospital14

Work Travel Time in 06237 - Columbia, CT

Average Travel Time06237CTUSA
Less than 10 min.13.624.623.3
10 to 14 min.13.315.815.3
15 to 19 min.7.915.614.6
20 to 24 min.10.26.56.4
25 to 29 min.6.912.613.7
30 to 34 min.14.52.82.9
35 to 44 min.6.810.512
45 to 59 min.175.76.2
60 or more min.9.93.22.7
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