Overall Health Index

People Index

56

94.8% of the residents in 06278 has health insurance.

Provider Index

44

There are about 432 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06278.

Hospital Index

71

The average hospital rating near 06278 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

57

Residents in 06278 travel 13.3 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

56

94.8% of the residents in 06278 has health insurance.

Provider Index

44

There are about 432 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06278.

Hospital Index

71

The average hospital rating near 06278 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

57

Residents in 06278 travel 13.3 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06278 - Ashford, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06278 - Ashford, CT is 67, ranking 10,833 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 4,405 residents live in 06278 - Ashford, CT with a median age of 46.8 years. 20.1 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 13.7 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 51.6 percent of the residents in 06278 is currently married, and 29.5 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 22 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 15.3 percent of the population living in 06278 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06278 is $6,468. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06278 - Ashford, CT is approximately $1,426. That means the residents typically spend about 22 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

92 percent of the population in 06278 - Ashford, CT drive to work alone. 0.3 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 48.6 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 8.7 percent of the residents in 06278 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.56 members with about 2.09 cars available per household. Approximately 4 percent of the households in 06278 - Ashford, 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.

40.8 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 70.6 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 06278 have VA health insurance. Also, 1.6 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06278 - Ashford, CT would have to travel an average of 12.4 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Windham Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 432 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06278 - Ashford, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Gender (%)06278CTUSA
Male5348.849.3
Female4751.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Race (%)06278CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White95.376.773
Non-Hispanic Black1.810.512.7
Asian0.74.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.15.14.9
Two or More Races2.144.4

Median Income in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Income (%)06278CTUSA
Under $25,0009.112.216.9
$25,000 to $49,99917.515.521.3
$50,000 to $74,99912.515.318.3
$75,000 to $99,99918.513.413.7
$100,000 and More42.443.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Livability06278CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)6,4686,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)1,4261,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)2223.121.9

Education in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Education Level(%)06278CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.64.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma4.45.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent26.127.227.5
Some College, No Degree22.417.421
Associate's Degree8.27.48.2
Bachelor's Degree2221.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree15.316.811.4

People Index

People Index in 06278

56

The People Index in 06278 is 56, ranking 14,516 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06278 - Ashford, CT

An estimate of 94.8 percent of all residents in 06278 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06278 - Ashford, CT who have health insurance is 94.8 percent. 17.5 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 48.8 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 3.3 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 96 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 94 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 06278 - Ashford, CT

Insurance Type (%)06278CTUSA
No Insurance5.26.412.2
Public Insurance40.832.533
Private Insurance70.671.966.7

Insurance Types in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Insurance Type (%)06278CTUSA
Employer Insurance48.852.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance3.35.96.2
Medicare44.54.6
Medicaid17.514.114.2
TRICARE1.61.32.7
VA00.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Income (%)06278CTUSA
Under $25,000949082
$25,000 to $49,999908984
$50,000 to $74,999969188
$75,000 to $99,999989391
$100,000 and More959593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00067141
$25,000 to $49,999106843
$50,000 to $74,99945061
$75,000 to $99,99923979
$100,000 and More52088

Insurance Rate by Age in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06278CTUSA
Under 18999794
Adults (18-64 years)939084
Seniors (65+ years)999999

Residents with Disabilities in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Disability Type06278CTUSA
Any Disability14.810.912.5
Hearing Disability3.333.5
Vision Disability1.733.5
Cognitive Disability2.51.11.3
Ambulatory Disability6.65.77
Self-Care Disability1.40.80.9
Independent Living Disability7.955.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06278

44

The Provider Index in 06278 - Ashford, CT is 44, ranking 18,472 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06278 - Ashford, CT

For the 885 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 43 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06278 - Ashford, CT. An estimate of 6 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 604 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06278CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents153638
Dentists per 10,000 residents588
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1881616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65112428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06278

71

The Hospital Index in 06278 - Ashford, CT is 71, ranking 9,560 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06278 - Ashford, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Windham Hospital124/5
Johnson Memorial Hospital134/5
Day Kimball Hospital134/5
Rockville General Hospital154/5
Average Hospital13.34/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06278

57

The Travel Index in 06278 - Ashford, CT is 57, ranking 14,186 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06278 - Ashford, CT

16.3 percent of residents in 06278 - Ashford, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.09 cars per household in 06278 - Ashford, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.56 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 13.3 miles. 06278 - Ashford, CT ranks 10,329 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 12 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06278CTUSA
No Cars498.7
1 Car3032.232.9
2 Cars3537.937.3
3 Cars2114.414.1
4 or More Cars106.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Travel Method (%)06278CTUSA
Driving Solo82.577.776.6
Driving with One Person5.86.57.1
Driving with Two People0.90.91.3
Driving with Three People00.40.5
Bus02.72.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.11.8
Walk0.72.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06278 - Ashford, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Windham Hospital12
Johnson Memorial Hospital13
Day Kimball Hospital13

Work Travel Time in 06278 - Ashford, CT

Average Travel Time06278CTUSA
Less than 10 min.4.724.623.3
10 to 14 min.4.215.815.3
15 to 19 min.13.615.614.6
20 to 24 min.18.96.56.4
25 to 29 min.7.212.613.7
30 to 34 min.16.32.82.9
35 to 44 min.8.210.512
45 to 59 min.18.15.76.2
60 or more min.8.73.22.7
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