Overall Health Index

People Index

10

90.7% of the residents in 06450 has health insurance.

Provider Index

92

There are about 6,712 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06450.

Hospital Index

12

The average hospital rating near 06450 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

80

Residents in 06450 travel 5.9 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

10

90.7% of the residents in 06450 has health insurance.

Provider Index

92

There are about 6,712 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06450.

Hospital Index

12

The average hospital rating near 06450 is 3 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

80

Residents in 06450 travel 5.9 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06450 - Meriden, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06450 - Meriden, CT is 46, ranking 17,800 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 35,907 residents live in 06450 - Meriden, CT with a median age of 42.3 years. 17.7 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 15.1 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 42 percent of the residents in 06450 is currently married, and 39.6 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 14.6 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 7.1 percent of the population living in 06450 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06450 is $4,863. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06450 - Meriden, CT is approximately $1,115. That means the residents typically spend about 22.9 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

88.9 percent of the population in 06450 - Meriden, CT drive to work alone. 2 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 70.9 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 2.9 percent of the residents in 06450 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.35 members with about 1.64 cars available per household. Approximately 9 percent of the households in 06450 - Meriden, 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.

37.7 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 65.9 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 06450 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.9 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06450 - Meriden, CT would have to travel an average of 2 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, MidState Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 6,712 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06450 - Meriden, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Gender (%)06450CTUSA
Male4948.849.3
Female5151.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Race (%)06450CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White8176.773
Non-Hispanic Black9.910.512.7
Asian2.14.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.20.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.65.14.9
Two or More Races1.844.4

Median Income in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Income (%)06450CTUSA
Under $25,00012.812.216.9
$25,000 to $49,99923.915.521.3
$50,000 to $74,99919.415.318.3
$75,000 to $99,99914.613.413.7
$100,000 and More29.443.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Livability06450CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)4,8636,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)1,1151,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)22.923.121.9

Education in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Education Level(%)06450CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education4.44.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma8.15.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent38.427.227.5
Some College, No Degree20.317.421
Associate's Degree7.27.48.2
Bachelor's Degree14.621.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree7.116.811.4

ZIP Codes around 06450 - Meriden, CT

LocationPopulationHealth Index
06450 - Meriden, CT35,90746
06451 - Meriden, CT24,43448
06455 - Middlefield, CT3,32398
06456 - Middle Haddam, CT26099
06457 - Middletown, CT46,93344
06460 - Milford, CT38,23361
06461 - Milford, CT15,19770
06467 - Milldale, CT36599
06468 - Monroe, CT19,78476
06469 - Moodus, CT3,13285

People Index

People Index in 06450

10

The People Index in 06450 is 10, ranking 30,020 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06450 - Meriden, CT

An estimate of 90.7 percent of all residents in 06450 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06450 - Meriden, CT who have health insurance is 90.7 percent. 17.8 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 48.4 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 4.5 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 94 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 90 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 06450 - Meriden, CT

Insurance Type (%)06450CTUSA
No Insurance9.36.412.2
Public Insurance37.732.533
Private Insurance65.971.966.7

Insurance Types in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Insurance Type (%)06450CTUSA
Employer Insurance48.452.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance4.55.96.2
Medicare4.94.54.6
Medicaid17.814.114.2
TRICARE0.91.32.7
VA0.30.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Income (%)06450CTUSA
Under $25,000909082
$25,000 to $49,999868984
$50,000 to $74,999949188
$75,000 to $99,999929391
$100,000 and More979593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000107629
$25,000 to $49,999145147
$50,000 to $74,99963868
$75,000 to $99,99982581
$100,000 and More31690

Insurance Rate by Age in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06450CTUSA
Under 18979794
Adults (18-64 years)899084
Seniors (65+ years)98.99999

Residents with Disabilities in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Disability Type06450CTUSA
Any Disability12.110.912.5
Hearing Disability3.633.5
Vision Disability233.5
Cognitive Disability0.91.11.3
Ambulatory Disability6.25.77
Self-Care Disability0.60.80.9
Independent Living Disability655.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06450

92

The Provider Index in 06450 - Meriden, CT is 92, ranking 2,640 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06450 - Meriden, CT

For the 6,352 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 700 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06450 - Meriden, CT. An estimate of 50 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 5,418 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06450CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents453638
Dentists per 10,000 residents888
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18221616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65322428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06450

12

The Hospital Index in 06450 - Meriden, CT is 12, ranking 29,027 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06450 - Meriden, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
MidState Medical Center22/5
Masonicare Health Center63/5
Middlesex Hospital74/5
The Hospital of Central Connecticut at New Britain General93/5
Average Hospital5.93/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06450

80

The Travel Index in 06450 - Meriden, CT is 80, ranking 6,578 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06450 - Meriden, CT

15.3 percent of residents in 06450 - Meriden, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.64 cars per household in 06450 - Meriden, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.35 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 5.9 miles. 06450 - Meriden, CT ranks 3,797 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is MidState Medical Center with a distance of 2 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06450CTUSA
No Cars998.7
1 Car4132.232.9
2 Cars3537.937.3
3 Cars1014.414.1
4 or More Cars56.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Travel Method (%)06450CTUSA
Driving Solo7677.776.6
Driving with One Person9.26.57.1
Driving with Two People10.91.3
Driving with Three People0.70.40.5
Bus1.92.72.5
Taxi0.10.10.1
Train0.10.11.8
Walk4.72.982.7
Bicycle0.10.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06450 - Meriden, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
MidState Medical Center2
Masonicare Health Center6
Middlesex Hospital7

Work Travel Time in 06450 - Meriden, CT

Average Travel Time06450CTUSA
Less than 10 min.11.724.623.3
10 to 14 min.21.715.815.3
15 to 19 min.15.615.614.6
20 to 24 min.15.36.56.4
25 to 29 min.6.612.613.7
30 to 34 min.15.32.82.9
35 to 44 min.6.210.512
45 to 59 min.4.75.76.2
60 or more min.2.93.22.7
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