Overall Health Index

People Index

79

95% of the residents in 06420 has health insurance.

Provider Index

63

There are about 867 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06420.

Hospital Index

84

The average hospital rating near 06420 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

82

Residents in 06420 travel 15 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

79

95% of the residents in 06420 has health insurance.

Provider Index

63

There are about 867 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06420.

Hospital Index

84

The average hospital rating near 06420 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

82

Residents in 06420 travel 15 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06420 - Salem, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06420 - Salem, CT is 96, ranking 1,330 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 4,259 residents live in 06420 - Salem, CT with a median age of 41.1 years. 25.7 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 13.9 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 67.8 percent of the residents in 06420 is currently married, and 21.4 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 21.8 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 23.6 percent of the population living in 06420 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06420 is $8,750. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06420 - Salem, CT is approximately $1,639. That means the residents typically spend about 18.7 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

97.2 percent of the population in 06420 - Salem, 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 49 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 8.2 percent of the residents in 06420 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.7 members with about 2.44 cars available per household. Approximately 1 percent of the households in 06420 - Salem, 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.

21.3 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 85.3 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 06420 have VA health insurance. Also, 12.8 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06420 - Salem, CT would have to travel an average of 10.2 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Backus Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 867 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06420 - Salem, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06420 - Salem, CT

Gender (%)06420CTUSA
Male5048.849.3
Female5051.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06420 - Salem, CT

Race (%)06420CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White89.376.773
Non-Hispanic Black2.810.512.7
Asian5.94.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.70.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race05.14.9
Two or More Races0.544.4

Median Income in 06420 - Salem, CT

Income (%)06420CTUSA
Under $25,0004.612.216.9
$25,000 to $49,9999.315.521.3
$50,000 to $74,99917.115.318.3
$75,000 to $99,9998.213.413.7
$100,000 and More60.943.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06420 - Salem, CT

Livability06420CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)8,7506,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)1,6391,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)18.723.121.9

Education in 06420 - Salem, CT

Education Level(%)06420CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education0.74.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma2.95.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent22.427.227.5
Some College, No Degree16.617.421
Associate's Degree11.97.48.2
Bachelor's Degree21.821.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree23.616.811.4

ZIP Codes around 06420 - Salem, CT

LocationPopulationHealth Index
06420 - Salem, CT4,25996
06422 - Durham, CT7,32294
06423 - East Haddam, CT5,05088
06424 - East Hampton, CT12,82473
06426 - Essex, CT3,07183
06437 - Guilford, CT22,38270
06438 - Haddam, CT2,65686
06441 - Higganum, CT5,32889
06442 - Ivoryton, CT2,97672
06443 - Madison, CT18,24766

People Index

People Index in 06420

79

The People Index in 06420 is 79, ranking 6,928 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06420 - Salem, CT

An estimate of 95 percent of all residents in 06420 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06420 - Salem, CT who have health insurance is 95 percent. 4.8 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 59.3 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 3.1 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 100 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 06420 - Salem, CT

Insurance Type (%)06420CTUSA
No Insurance56.412.2
Public Insurance21.332.533
Private Insurance85.371.966.7

Insurance Types in 06420 - Salem, CT

Insurance Type (%)06420CTUSA
Employer Insurance59.352.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance3.15.96.2
Medicare34.54.6
Medicaid4.814.114.2
TRICARE12.81.32.7
VA0.30.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06420 - Salem, CT

Income (%)06420CTUSA
Under $25,0001009082
$25,000 to $49,999778984
$50,000 to $74,9991009188
$75,000 to $99,999919391
$100,000 and More959593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06420 - Salem, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00005582
$25,000 to $49,999234452
$50,000 to $74,99902194
$75,000 to $99,99992385
$100,000 and More51589

Insurance Rate by Age in 06420 - Salem, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06420CTUSA
Under 18979794
Adults (18-64 years)929084
Seniors (65+ years)1009999

Residents with Disabilities in 06420 - Salem, CT

Disability Type06420CTUSA
Any Disability8.710.912.5
Hearing Disability433.5
Vision Disability0.833.5
Cognitive Disability21.11.3
Ambulatory Disability2.65.77
Self-Care Disability0.80.80.9
Independent Living Disability2.155.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06420

63

The Provider Index in 06420 - Salem, CT is 63, ranking 12,204 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06420 - Salem, CT

For the 1,095 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 56 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06420 - Salem, CT. An estimate of 10 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 591 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06420 - Salem, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06420CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents213638
Dentists per 10,000 residents788
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 1871616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 6592428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06420

84

The Hospital Index in 06420 - Salem, CT is 84, ranking 5,275 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06420 - Salem, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Backus Hospital104/5
Lawrence & Memorial Hospital134/5
Windham Hospital164/5
Middlesex Hospital204/5
Average Hospital154/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06420

82

The Travel Index in 06420 - Salem, CT is 82, ranking 5,928 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06420 - Salem, CT

22.7 percent of residents in 06420 - Salem, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.44 cars per household in 06420 - Salem, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.7 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 15 miles. 06420 - Salem, CT ranks 12,587 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Backus Hospital with a distance of 10 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06420 - Salem, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06420CTUSA
No Cars198.7
1 Car1532.232.9
2 Cars4337.937.3
3 Cars2614.414.1
4 or More Cars156.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06420 - Salem, CT

Travel Method (%)06420CTUSA
Driving Solo89.877.776.6
Driving with One Person3.86.57.1
Driving with Two People00.91.3
Driving with Three People0.10.40.5
Bus0.62.72.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.11.8
Walk02.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06420 - Salem, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Backus Hospital10
Lawrence & Memorial Hospital13
Windham Hospital16

Work Travel Time in 06420 - Salem, CT

Average Travel Time06420CTUSA
Less than 10 min.4.424.623.3
10 to 14 min.2.415.815.3
15 to 19 min.13.315.614.6
20 to 24 min.18.56.56.4
25 to 29 min.10.412.613.7
30 to 34 min.22.72.82.9
35 to 44 min.9.410.512
45 to 59 min.10.75.76.2
60 or more min.8.23.22.7
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