Overall Health Index

People Index

5

88.3% of the residents in 06706 has health insurance.

Provider Index

88

There are about 5,402 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06706.

Hospital Index

14

The average hospital rating near 06706 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

72

Residents in 06706 travel 6.5 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

5

88.3% of the residents in 06706 has health insurance.

Provider Index

88

There are about 5,402 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06706.

Hospital Index

14

The average hospital rating near 06706 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

72

Residents in 06706 travel 6.5 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06706 - Waterbury, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06706 - Waterbury, CT is 37, ranking 21,116 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 14,637 residents live in 06706 - Waterbury, CT with a median age of 32.1 years. 27.1 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 10.6 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 34.4 percent of the residents in 06706 is currently married, and 44.5 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 8.5 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 5.5 percent of the population living in 06706 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06706 is $3,289. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06706 - Waterbury, CT is approximately $983. That means the residents typically spend about 29.9 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

91.1 percent of the population in 06706 - Waterbury, CT drive to work alone. 3.5 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 72.8 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 3.3 percent of the residents in 06706 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.99 members with about 1.38 cars available per household. Approximately 22 percent of the households in 06706 - Waterbury, 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.

53.8 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 43.7 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0.4 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 06706 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.4 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06706 - Waterbury, CT would have to travel an average of 1.6 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Saint Mary's Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 5,402 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06706 - Waterbury, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Gender (%)06706CTUSA
Male4948.849.3
Female5151.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Race (%)06706CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White5976.773
Non-Hispanic Black1510.512.7
Asian4.54.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.100.2
Other Race1.35.14.9
Two or More Races2.244.4

Median Income in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Income (%)06706CTUSA
Under $25,00028.512.216.9
$25,000 to $49,99925.115.521.3
$50,000 to $74,99919.615.318.3
$75,000 to $99,9999.813.413.7
$100,000 and More17.143.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Livability06706CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)3,2896,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)9831,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)29.923.121.9

Education in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Education Level(%)06706CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education13.24.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma13.45.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent35.127.227.5
Some College, No Degree17.917.421
Associate's Degree6.47.48.2
Bachelor's Degree8.521.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree5.516.811.4

People Index

People Index in 06706

5

The People Index in 06706 is 5, ranking 31,670 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06706 - Waterbury, CT

An estimate of 88.3 percent of all residents in 06706 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06706 - Waterbury, CT who have health insurance is 88.3 percent. 37 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 30.9 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 3.7 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 89 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 93 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 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Insurance Type (%)06706CTUSA
No Insurance11.76.412.2
Public Insurance53.832.533
Private Insurance43.771.966.7

Insurance Types in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Insurance Type (%)06706CTUSA
Employer Insurance30.952.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance3.75.96.2
Medicare4.54.54.6
Medicaid3714.114.2
TRICARE0.41.32.7
VA0.40.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Income (%)06706CTUSA
Under $25,000939082
$25,000 to $49,999908984
$50,000 to $74,999899188
$75,000 to $99,999849391
$100,000 and More899593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00078416
$25,000 to $49,999106632
$50,000 to $74,999113858
$75,000 to $99,999162075
$100,000 and More112373

Insurance Rate by Age in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06706CTUSA
Under 18999794
Adults (18-64 years)849084
Seniors (65+ years)97.99999

Residents with Disabilities in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Disability Type06706CTUSA
Any Disability12.410.912.5
Hearing Disability3.733.5
Vision Disability2.733.5
Cognitive Disability1.61.11.3
Ambulatory Disability6.45.77
Self-Care Disability10.80.9
Independent Living Disability5.955.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06706

88

The Provider Index in 06706 - Waterbury, CT is 88, ranking 3,958 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06706 - Waterbury, CT

For the 3,964 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 496 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06706 - Waterbury, CT. An estimate of 48 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 1,553 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06706CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents423638
Dentists per 10,000 residents888
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18181616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65252428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06706

14

The Hospital Index in 06706 - Waterbury, CT is 14, ranking 28,366 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Saint Mary's Hospital24/5
Waterbury Hospital31/5
Masonicare Health Center113/5
Bristol Hospital113/5
Average Hospital6.52.8/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06706

72

The Travel Index in 06706 - Waterbury, CT is 72, ranking 9,225 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06706 - Waterbury, CT

10.8 percent of residents in 06706 - Waterbury, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.38 cars per household in 06706 - Waterbury, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.99 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 6.5 miles. 06706 - Waterbury, CT ranks 4,322 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Saint Mary's Hospital with a distance of 2 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06706CTUSA
No Cars2298.7
1 Car3832.232.9
2 Cars2837.937.3
3 Cars614.414.1
4 or More Cars66.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Travel Method (%)06706CTUSA
Driving Solo75.177.776.6
Driving with One Person7.66.57.1
Driving with Two People60.91.3
Driving with Three People0.50.40.5
Bus4.52.72.5
Taxi0.20.10.1
Train00.11.8
Walk2.82.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Saint Mary's Hospital2
Waterbury Hospital3
Masonicare Health Center11

Work Travel Time in 06706 - Waterbury, CT

Average Travel Time06706CTUSA
Less than 10 min.13.624.623.3
10 to 14 min.17.715.815.3
15 to 19 min.17.315.614.6
20 to 24 min.16.46.56.4
25 to 29 min.7.812.613.7
30 to 34 min.10.82.82.9
35 to 44 min.610.512
45 to 59 min.7.25.76.2
60 or more min.3.33.22.7
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