Overall Health Index

People Index

77

97.4% of the residents in 06441 has health insurance.

Provider Index

69

There are about 2,126 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06441.

Hospital Index

39

The average hospital rating near 06441 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

92

Residents in 06441 travel 12.8 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

77

97.4% of the residents in 06441 has health insurance.

Provider Index

69

There are about 2,126 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06441.

Hospital Index

39

The average hospital rating near 06441 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

92

Residents in 06441 travel 12.8 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06441 - Higganum, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06441 - Higganum, CT is 89, ranking 3,630 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 5,328 residents live in 06441 - Higganum, CT with a median age of 46.6 years. 20.5 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 17.6 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 69.1 percent of the residents in 06441 is currently married, and 19 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 24 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 24.7 percent of the population living in 06441 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06441 is $8,794. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06441 - Higganum, CT is approximately $1,860. That means the residents typically spend about 21.2 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

93.7 percent of the population in 06441 - Higganum, CT drive to work alone. 0.9 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 44.8 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 9.7 percent of the residents in 06441 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.6 members with about 2.3 cars available per household. Approximately 3 percent of the households in 06441 - Higganum, 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 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 86.6 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.7 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 06441 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.7 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06441 - Higganum, CT would have to travel an average of 7.2 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Middlesex Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 2,126 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06441 - Higganum, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Gender (%)06441CTUSA
Male4848.849.3
Female5251.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Race (%)06441CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White92.976.773
Non-Hispanic Black1.210.512.7
Asian5.54.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race05.14.9
Two or More Races0.444.4

Median Income in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Income (%)06441CTUSA
Under $25,0007.512.216.9
$25,000 to $49,9996.615.521.3
$50,000 to $74,9998.915.318.3
$75,000 to $99,99911.813.413.7
$100,000 and More65.243.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Livability06441CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)8,7946,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)1,8601,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)21.223.121.9

Education in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Education Level(%)06441CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education0.64.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma2.35.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent24.927.227.5
Some College, No Degree15.917.421
Associate's Degree7.67.48.2
Bachelor's Degree2421.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree24.716.811.4

People Index

People Index in 06441

77

The People Index in 06441 is 77, ranking 7,588 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06441 - Higganum, CT

An estimate of 97.4 percent of all residents in 06441 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06441 - Higganum, CT who have health insurance is 97.4 percent. 2.3 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 66.9 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 7.5 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 98 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 63 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 06441 - Higganum, CT

Insurance Type (%)06441CTUSA
No Insurance2.66.412.2
Public Insurance2132.533
Private Insurance86.671.966.7

Insurance Types in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Insurance Type (%)06441CTUSA
Employer Insurance66.952.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance7.55.96.2
Medicare64.54.6
Medicaid2.314.114.2
TRICARE0.71.32.7
VA0.70.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Income (%)06441CTUSA
Under $25,000639082
$25,000 to $49,9991008984
$50,000 to $74,999989188
$75,000 to $99,999989391
$100,000 and More999593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000374027
$25,000 to $49,99906977
$50,000 to $74,99924377
$75,000 to $99,99922391
$100,000 and More11195

Insurance Rate by Age in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06441CTUSA
Under 18989794
Adults (18-64 years)959084
Seniors (65+ years)1009999

Residents with Disabilities in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Disability Type06441CTUSA
Any Disability610.912.5
Hearing Disability3.833.5
Vision Disability0.833.5
Cognitive Disability1.11.11.3
Ambulatory Disability2.15.77
Self-Care Disability1.40.80.9
Independent Living Disability1.655.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06441

69

The Provider Index in 06441 - Higganum, CT is 69, ranking 10,226 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06441 - Higganum, CT

For the 1,093 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 202 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06441 - Higganum, CT. An estimate of 13 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 937 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06441CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents243638
Dentists per 10,000 residents888
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18111616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65142428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06441

39

The Hospital Index in 06441 - Higganum, CT is 39, ranking 20,114 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06441 - Higganum, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Middlesex Hospital74/5
MidState Medical Center132/5
Masonicare Health Center133/5
The Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain General173/5
Average Hospital12.83/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06441

92

The Travel Index in 06441 - Higganum, CT is 92, ranking 2,631 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06441 - Higganum, CT

17.9 percent of residents in 06441 - Higganum, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.3 cars per household in 06441 - Higganum, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.6 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 12.8 miles. 06441 - Higganum, CT ranks 9,762 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Middlesex Hospital with a distance of 7 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06441CTUSA
No Cars398.7
1 Car2132.232.9
2 Cars3837.937.3
3 Cars2614.414.1
4 or More Cars126.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Travel Method (%)06441CTUSA
Driving Solo85.777.776.6
Driving with One Person3.66.57.1
Driving with Two People00.91.3
Driving with Three People1.60.40.5
Bus0.62.72.5
Taxi0.60.10.1
Train00.11.8
Walk0.42.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06441 - Higganum, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Middlesex Hospital7
MidState Medical Center13
Masonicare Health Center13

Work Travel Time in 06441 - Higganum, CT

Average Travel Time06441CTUSA
Less than 10 min.4.524.623.3
10 to 14 min.10.215.815.3
15 to 19 min.1015.614.6
20 to 24 min.14.96.56.4
25 to 29 min.5.212.613.7
30 to 34 min.17.92.82.9
35 to 44 min.12.410.512
45 to 59 min.15.25.76.2
60 or more min.9.73.22.7
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