Overall Health Index

People Index

76

95.5% of the residents in 06242 has health insurance.

Provider Index

40

There are about 384 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06242.

Hospital Index

89

The average hospital rating near 06242 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

80

Residents in 06242 travel 14.5 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

76

95.5% of the residents in 06242 has health insurance.

Provider Index

40

There are about 384 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06242.

Hospital Index

89

The average hospital rating near 06242 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

80

Residents in 06242 travel 14.5 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06242 - Eastford, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06242 - Eastford, CT is 91, ranking 2,976 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 1,374 residents live in 06242 - Eastford, CT with a median age of 46.4 years. 19 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 13.1 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 59.2 percent of the residents in 06242 is currently married, and 27.1 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 17.9 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 13.1 percent of the population living in 06242 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06242 is $6,706. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06242 - Eastford, CT is approximately $1,301. That means the residents typically spend about 19.4 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

88 percent of the population in 06242 - Eastford, 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 59 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 10.7 percent of the residents in 06242 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.69 members with about 2.28 cars available per household. Approximately 2 percent of the households in 06242 - Eastford, 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.

29.5 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 73.4 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.3 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 06242 have VA health insurance. Also, 1.6 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06242 - Eastford, CT would have to travel an average of 9.3 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Day Kimball Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 384 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06242 - Eastford, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Gender (%)06242CTUSA
Male5348.849.3
Female4751.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Race (%)06242CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White96.776.773
Non-Hispanic Black0.210.512.7
Asian14.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.55.14.9
Two or More Races1.644.4

Median Income in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Income (%)06242CTUSA
Under $25,0005.512.216.9
$25,000 to $49,99911.715.521.3
$50,000 to $74,99913.315.318.3
$75,000 to $99,99915.413.413.7
$100,000 and More5443.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Livability06242CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)6,7066,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)1,3011,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)19.423.121.9

Education in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Education Level(%)06242CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.54.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma3.15.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent26.927.227.5
Some College, No Degree25.817.421
Associate's Degree11.67.48.2
Bachelor's Degree17.921.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree13.116.811.4

People Index

People Index in 06242

76

The People Index in 06242 is 76, ranking 7,918 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06242 - Eastford, CT

An estimate of 95.5 percent of all residents in 06242 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06242 - Eastford, CT who have health insurance is 95.5 percent. 14 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 53 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 11.4 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 91 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 73 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 06242 - Eastford, CT

Insurance Type (%)06242CTUSA
No Insurance4.56.412.2
Public Insurance29.532.533
Private Insurance73.471.966.7

Insurance Types in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Insurance Type (%)06242CTUSA
Employer Insurance5352.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance11.45.96.2
Medicare5.74.54.6
Medicaid1414.114.2
TRICARE1.61.32.7
VA0.30.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Income (%)06242CTUSA
Under $25,000739082
$25,000 to $49,999888984
$50,000 to $74,999919188
$75,000 to $99,999959391
$100,000 and More1009593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000274741
$25,000 to $49,999126043
$50,000 to $74,99993476
$75,000 to $99,99953076
$100,000 and More02082

Insurance Rate by Age in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06242CTUSA
Under 181009794
Adults (18-64 years)939084
Seniors (65+ years)98.99999

Residents with Disabilities in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Disability Type06242CTUSA
Any Disability10.610.912.5
Hearing Disability3.933.5
Vision Disability0.433.5
Cognitive Disability3.11.11.3
Ambulatory Disability4.95.77
Self-Care Disability1.10.80.9
Independent Living Disability5.855.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06242

40

The Provider Index in 06242 - Eastford, CT is 40, ranking 19,790 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06242 - Eastford, CT

For the 261 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 34 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06242 - Eastford, CT. An estimate of 6 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 180 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06242CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents143638
Dentists per 10,000 residents588
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1871616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 6592428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06242

89

The Hospital Index in 06242 - Eastford, CT is 89, ranking 3,625 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06242 - Eastford, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Day Kimball Hospital94/5
Windham Hospital144/5
Johnson Memorial Hospital164/5
Rockville General Hospital184/5
Average Hospital14.54/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06242

80

The Travel Index in 06242 - Eastford, CT is 80, ranking 6,578 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06242 - Eastford, CT

13.7 percent of residents in 06242 - Eastford, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.28 cars per household in 06242 - Eastford, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.69 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 14.5 miles. 06242 - Eastford, CT ranks 11,894 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 9 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06242CTUSA
No Cars298.7
1 Car2332.232.9
2 Cars4137.937.3
3 Cars2014.414.1
4 or More Cars146.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Travel Method (%)06242CTUSA
Driving Solo76.377.776.6
Driving with One Person4.56.57.1
Driving with Two People0.40.91.3
Driving with Three People00.40.5
Bus02.72.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.11.8
Walk8.12.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06242 - Eastford, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Day Kimball Hospital9
Windham Hospital14
Johnson Memorial Hospital16

Work Travel Time in 06242 - Eastford, CT

Average Travel Time06242CTUSA
Less than 10 min.1924.623.3
10 to 14 min.3.715.815.3
15 to 19 min.6.315.614.6
20 to 24 min.18.26.56.4
25 to 29 min.11.712.613.7
30 to 34 min.13.72.82.9
35 to 44 min.7.310.512
45 to 59 min.9.35.76.2
60 or more min.10.73.22.7
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