Overall Health Index

People Index

60

96.6% of the residents in 06470 has health insurance.

Provider Index

80

There are about 3,460 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06470.

Hospital Index

7

The average hospital rating near 06470 is 2 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

90

Residents in 06470 travel 12.6 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

60

96.6% of the residents in 06470 has health insurance.

Provider Index

80

There are about 3,460 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06470.

Hospital Index

7

The average hospital rating near 06470 is 2 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

90

Residents in 06470 travel 12.6 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06470 - Newtown, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06470 - Newtown, CT is 72, ranking 9,204 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 16,612 residents live in 06470 - Newtown, CT with a median age of 44 years. 24.9 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 16.3 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 59.9 percent of the residents in 06470 is currently married, and 25.6 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 29.7 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 24.5 percent of the population living in 06470 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06470 is $9,430. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06470 - Newtown, CT is approximately $2,263. That means the residents typically spend about 24 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

87.7 percent of the population in 06470 - Newtown, CT drive to work alone. 1.6 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 47.8 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 14.6 percent of the residents in 06470 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.76 members with about 2.19 cars available per household. Approximately 4 percent of the households in 06470 - Newtown, 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.

21.9 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 85.6 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 06470 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.4 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06470 - Newtown, CT would have to travel an average of 6.6 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Danbury Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 3,460 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06470 - Newtown, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Gender (%)06470CTUSA
Male4948.849.3
Female5151.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Race (%)06470CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White90.876.773
Non-Hispanic Black1.410.512.7
Asian3.14.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native0.30.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race15.14.9
Two or More Races1.544.4

Median Income in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Income (%)06470CTUSA
Under $25,0004.712.216.9
$25,000 to $49,999915.521.3
$50,000 to $74,9999.315.318.3
$75,000 to $99,99910.713.413.7
$100,000 and More66.243.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Livability06470CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)9,4306,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)2,2631,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)2423.121.9

Education in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Education Level(%)06470CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education1.74.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma3.35.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent19.827.227.5
Some College, No Degree14.417.421
Associate's Degree6.67.48.2
Bachelor's Degree29.721.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree24.516.811.4

People Index

People Index in 06470

60

The People Index in 06470 is 60, ranking 13,196 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06470 - Newtown, CT

An estimate of 96.6 percent of all residents in 06470 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06470 - Newtown, CT who have health insurance is 96.6 percent. 4 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 62.7 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 10.4 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 97 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 06470 - Newtown, CT

Insurance Type (%)06470CTUSA
No Insurance3.46.412.2
Public Insurance21.932.533
Private Insurance85.671.966.7

Insurance Types in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Insurance Type (%)06470CTUSA
Employer Insurance62.752.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance10.45.96.2
Medicare5.74.54.6
Medicaid414.114.2
TRICARE0.41.32.7
VA00.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Income (%)06470CTUSA
Under $25,000909082
$25,000 to $49,999928984
$50,000 to $74,999979188
$75,000 to $99,999939391
$100,000 and More999593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000106552
$25,000 to $49,99985658
$50,000 to $74,99934873
$75,000 to $99,99972078
$100,000 and More11195

Insurance Rate by Age in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06470CTUSA
Under 18999794
Adults (18-64 years)969084
Seniors (65+ years)96.89999

Residents with Disabilities in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Disability Type06470CTUSA
Any Disability11.210.912.5
Hearing Disability3.133.5
Vision Disability233.5
Cognitive Disability1.41.11.3
Ambulatory Disability4.75.77
Self-Care Disability0.90.80.9
Independent Living Disability5.655.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06470

80

The Provider Index in 06470 - Newtown, CT is 80, ranking 6,598 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06470 - Newtown, CT

For the 4,135 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 319 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06470 - Newtown, CT. An estimate of 30 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 2,708 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06470CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents313638
Dentists per 10,000 residents888
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18131616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65202428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06470

7

The Hospital Index in 06470 - Newtown, CT is 7, ranking 30,677 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06470 - Newtown, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Danbury Hospital72/5
Griffin Hospital133/5
Saint Vincent's Medical Center152/5
Bridgeport Hospital161/5
Average Hospital12.62/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06470

90

The Travel Index in 06470 - Newtown, CT is 90, ranking 3,291 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06470 - Newtown, CT

15.6 percent of residents in 06470 - Newtown, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.19 cars per household in 06470 - Newtown, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.76 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 12.6 miles. 06470 - Newtown, CT ranks 9,487 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Danbury Hospital with a distance of 7 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06470CTUSA
No Cars498.7
1 Car2032.232.9
2 Cars4537.937.3
3 Cars2114.414.1
4 or More Cars106.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Travel Method (%)06470CTUSA
Driving Solo81.777.776.6
Driving with One Person6.16.57.1
Driving with Two People00.91.3
Driving with Three People0.20.40.5
Bus0.12.72.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train00.11.8
Walk12.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06470 - Newtown, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Danbury Hospital7
Griffin Hospital13
Saint Vincent's Medical Center15

Work Travel Time in 06470 - Newtown, CT

Average Travel Time06470CTUSA
Less than 10 min.8.524.623.3
10 to 14 min.9.315.815.3
15 to 19 min.10.415.614.6
20 to 24 min.13.66.56.4
25 to 29 min.612.613.7
30 to 34 min.15.62.82.9
35 to 44 min.10.410.512
45 to 59 min.11.65.76.2
60 or more min.14.63.22.7
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