Overall Health Index

People Index

87

97.9% of the residents in 06426 has health insurance.

Provider Index

71

There are about 1,006 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06426.

Hospital Index

80

The average hospital rating near 06426 is 3.7 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

22

Residents in 06426 travel 19.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

87

97.9% of the residents in 06426 has health insurance.

Provider Index

71

There are about 1,006 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06426.

Hospital Index

80

The average hospital rating near 06426 is 3.7 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

22

Residents in 06426 travel 19.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06426 - Essex, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06426 - Essex, CT is 83, ranking 5,912 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 3,071 residents live in 06426 - Essex, CT with a median age of 60.2 years. 13.6 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 41.4 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 59.7 percent of the residents in 06426 is currently married, and 15.2 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 34.2 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 26.4 percent of the population living in 06426 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06426 is $8,378. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06426 - Essex, CT is approximately $1,615. That means the residents typically spend about 19.3 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

82.2 percent of the population in 06426 - Essex, CT drive to work alone. 6.8 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 57.8 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 13.1 percent of the residents in 06426 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.03 members with about 1.94 cars available per household. Approximately 3 percent of the households in 06426 - Essex, 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.

48.6 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 81.8 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 06426 have VA health insurance. Also, 3.8 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06426 - Essex, CT would have to travel an average of 15.4 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 1,006 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06426 - Essex, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06426 - Essex, CT

Gender (%)06426CTUSA
Male4848.849.3
Female5251.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06426 - Essex, CT

Race (%)06426CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White91.676.773
Non-Hispanic Black610.512.7
Asian1.64.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race05.14.9
Two or More Races0.844.4

Median Income in 06426 - Essex, CT

Income (%)06426CTUSA
Under $25,0009.912.216.9
$25,000 to $49,99915.115.521.3
$50,000 to $74,9994.415.318.3
$75,000 to $99,99911.513.413.7
$100,000 and More59.243.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06426 - Essex, CT

Livability06426CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)8,3786,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)1,6151,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)19.323.121.9

Education in 06426 - Essex, CT

Education Level(%)06426CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.94.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma25.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent8.927.227.5
Some College, No Degree17.917.421
Associate's Degree8.87.48.2
Bachelor's Degree34.221.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree26.416.811.4

ZIP Codes around 06426 - Essex, CT

LocationPopulationHealth Index
06426 - Essex, CT3,07183
06437 - Guilford, CT22,38270
06438 - Haddam, CT2,65686
06441 - Higganum, CT5,32889
06442 - Ivoryton, CT2,97672
06443 - Madison, CT18,24766
06444 - Marion, CT21499
06447 - Marlborough, CT6,42689
06450 - Meriden, CT35,90746
06451 - Meriden, CT24,43448

People Index

People Index in 06426

87

The People Index in 06426 is 87, ranking 4,290 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06426 - Essex, CT

An estimate of 97.9 percent of all residents in 06426 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06426 - Essex, CT who have health insurance is 97.9 percent. 4.9 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 38.4 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 9.8 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 100 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 06426 - Essex, CT

Insurance Type (%)06426CTUSA
No Insurance2.16.412.2
Public Insurance48.632.533
Private Insurance81.871.966.7

Insurance Types in 06426 - Essex, CT

Insurance Type (%)06426CTUSA
Employer Insurance38.452.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance9.85.96.2
Medicare8.44.54.6
Medicaid4.914.114.2
TRICARE3.81.32.7
VA00.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06426 - Essex, CT

Income (%)06426CTUSA
Under $25,000949082
$25,000 to $49,999938984
$50,000 to $74,9991009188
$75,000 to $99,999959391
$100,000 and More1009593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06426 - Essex, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00065172
$25,000 to $49,99978744
$50,000 to $74,99901189
$75,000 to $99,99956975
$100,000 and More03794

Insurance Rate by Age in 06426 - Essex, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06426CTUSA
Under 18959794
Adults (18-64 years)969084
Seniors (65+ years)1009999

Residents with Disabilities in 06426 - Essex, CT

Disability Type06426CTUSA
Any Disability11.510.912.5
Hearing Disability4.233.5
Vision Disability1.833.5
Cognitive Disability2.31.11.3
Ambulatory Disability7.15.77
Self-Care Disability2.30.80.9
Independent Living Disability5.955.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06426

71

The Provider Index in 06426 - Essex, CT is 71, ranking 9,566 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06426 - Essex, CT

For the 417 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 75 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06426 - Essex, CT. An estimate of 6 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,272 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06426 - Essex, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06426CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents273638
Dentists per 10,000 residents788
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18101616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65122428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06426

80

The Hospital Index in 06426 - Essex, CT is 80, ranking 6,594 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06426 - Essex, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Lawrence & Memorial Hospital154/5
Middlesex Hospital194/5
Backus Hospital214/5
The Connecticut Hospice242.9/5
Average Hospital19.73.7/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06426

22

The Travel Index in 06426 - Essex, CT is 22, ranking 25,722 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06426 - Essex, CT

16.1 percent of residents in 06426 - Essex, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.94 cars per household in 06426 - Essex, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.03 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 19.7 miles. 06426 - Essex, CT ranks 20,033 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Lawrence & Memorial Hospital with a distance of 15 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06426 - Essex, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06426CTUSA
No Cars398.7
1 Car3532.232.9
2 Cars4037.937.3
3 Cars1614.414.1
4 or More Cars76.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06426 - Essex, CT

Travel Method (%)06426CTUSA
Driving Solo71.577.776.6
Driving with One Person5.86.57.1
Driving with Two People00.91.3
Driving with Three People00.40.5
Bus02.72.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.11.8
Walk2.12.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06426 - Essex, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Lawrence & Memorial Hospital15
Middlesex Hospital19
Backus Hospital21

Work Travel Time in 06426 - Essex, CT

Average Travel Time06426CTUSA
Less than 10 min.21.224.623.3
10 to 14 min.12.915.815.3
15 to 19 min.16.215.614.6
20 to 24 min.3.46.56.4
25 to 29 min.4.112.613.7
30 to 34 min.16.12.82.9
35 to 44 min.7.310.512
45 to 59 min.5.75.76.2
60 or more min.13.13.22.7
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