Overall Health Index

People Index

67

94.9% of the residents in 06840 has health insurance.

Provider Index

92

There are about 3,180 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06840.

Hospital Index

12

The average hospital rating near 06840 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

93

Residents in 06840 travel 9.9 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

67

94.9% of the residents in 06840 has health insurance.

Provider Index

92

There are about 3,180 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 06840.

Hospital Index

12

The average hospital rating near 06840 is 2.8 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

93

Residents in 06840 travel 9.9 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 06840 - New Canaan, CT

The Overall Health Index in 06840 - New Canaan, CT is 84, ranking 5,260 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 20,248 residents live in 06840 - New Canaan, CT with a median age of 43 years. 30.6 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 15.3 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 64.3 percent of the residents in 06840 is currently married, and 23.1 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 40.9 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 36.8 percent of the population living in 06840 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 06840 is $14,717. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 06840 - New Canaan, CT is approximately $3,107. That means the residents typically spend about 21.1 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

64.5 percent of the population in 06840 - New Canaan, CT drive to work alone. 20.3 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 57.2 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 28.2 percent of the residents in 06840 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.88 members with about 2.14 cars available per household. Approximately 1 percent of the households in 06840 - New Canaan, 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.

18.8 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 88 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 06840 have VA health insurance. Also, 0.2 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 06840 - New Canaan, CT would have to travel an average of 5.3 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Norwalk Hospital. In a 20-mile radius, there are 3,180 physicians accessible to residents who live in 06840 - New Canaan, CT.

Gender Ratio in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Gender (%)06840CTUSA
Male4948.849.3
Female5151.250.7

Racial Makeup in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Race (%)06840CTUSA
Non-Hispanic White91.976.773
Non-Hispanic Black2.310.512.7
Asian3.24.45.4
American Indian and Alaska Native00.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian000.2
Other Race0.45.14.9
Two or More Races1.744.4

Median Income in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Income (%)06840CTUSA
Under $25,0003.612.216.9
$25,000 to $49,9996.415.521.3
$50,000 to $74,9997.115.318.3
$75,000 to $99,9992.713.413.7
$100,000 and More80.243.329.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Livability06840CTUSA
Monthly Income ($)14,7176,1484,897
Housing Costs ($)3,1071,4171,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)21.123.121.9

Education in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Education Level(%)06840CTUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education0.84.35.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma1.55.87.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent8.227.227.5
Some College, No Degree8.117.421
Associate's Degree3.67.48.2
Bachelor's Degree40.921.118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree36.816.811.4

ZIP Codes around 06840 - New Canaan, CT

LocationPopulationHealth Index
06840 - New Canaan, CT20,24884
06850 - Norwalk, CT18,28668
06851 - Norwalk, CT27,10162
06853 - Norwalk, CT3,77995
06854 - Norwalk, CT30,52041
06855 - Norwalk, CT7,98481
06856 - Norwalk, CT669
06870 - Old Greenwich, CT7,66293
06877 - Ridgefield, CT25,15270
06878 - Riverside, CT8,01993

People Index

People Index in 06840

67

The People Index in 06840 is 67, ranking 10,888 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 06840 - New Canaan, CT

An estimate of 94.9 percent of all residents in 06840 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 06840 - New Canaan, CT who have health insurance is 94.9 percent. 2.9 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 64.5 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 11 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 95 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 96 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 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Insurance Type (%)06840CTUSA
No Insurance5.16.412.2
Public Insurance18.832.533
Private Insurance8871.966.7

Insurance Types in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Insurance Type (%)06840CTUSA
Employer Insurance64.552.546.1
Direct Purchase Insurance115.96.2
Medicare4.44.54.6
Medicaid2.914.114.2
TRICARE0.21.32.7
VA00.20.3

Percent Insured by Income in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Income (%)06840CTUSA
Under $25,000969082
$25,000 to $49,999958984
$50,000 to $74,999959188
$75,000 to $99,9991009391
$100,000 and More969593

Types of Insurance by Income in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,00046163
$25,000 to $49,99955364
$50,000 to $74,99954276
$75,000 to $99,99905386
$100,000 and More41192

Insurance Rate by Age in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Insurance Rate by Age (%)06840CTUSA
Under 18969794
Adults (18-64 years)959084
Seniors (65+ years)99.19999

Residents with Disabilities in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Disability Type06840CTUSA
Any Disability7.210.912.5
Hearing Disability2.533.5
Vision Disability1.533.5
Cognitive Disability1.21.11.3
Ambulatory Disability3.95.77
Self-Care Disability0.90.80.9
Independent Living Disability2.855.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 06840

92

The Provider Index in 06840 - New Canaan, CT is 92, ranking 2,640 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 06840 - New Canaan, CT

For the 6,202 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 286 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 06840 - New Canaan, CT. An estimate of 23 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 3,088 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius06840CTUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents373638
Dentists per 10,000 residents1088
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18141616
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65252428

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 06840

12

The Hospital Index in 06840 - New Canaan, CT is 12, ranking 29,027 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Norwalk Hospital53/5
Stamford Hospital82/5
Greenwich Hospital114/5
Saint Vincent's Medical Center162/5
Average Hospital9.92.8/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 06840

93

The Travel Index in 06840 - New Canaan, CT is 93, ranking 2,308 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 06840 - New Canaan, CT

8 percent of residents in 06840 - New Canaan, CT to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 2.14 cars per household in 06840 - New Canaan, CT with an approximate average household size of 2.88 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 9.9 miles. 06840 - New Canaan, CT ranks 7,111 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Norwalk Hospital with a distance of 5 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Housholds with Cars (%)06840CTUSA
No Cars198.7
1 Car2732.232.9
2 Cars4337.937.3
3 Cars2014.414.1
4 or More Cars96.26.2

Travel Method to Work in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Travel Method (%)06840CTUSA
Driving Solo58.277.776.6
Driving with One Person2.16.57.1
Driving with Two People0.70.91.3
Driving with Three People0.70.40.5
Bus02.72.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train0.30.11.8
Walk3.12.982.7
Bicycle00.30.6

Closest Hospitals to 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Norwalk Hospital5
Stamford Hospital8
Greenwich Hospital11

Work Travel Time in 06840 - New Canaan, CT

Average Travel Time06840CTUSA
Less than 10 min.15.524.623.3
10 to 14 min.13.415.815.3
15 to 19 min.1115.614.6
20 to 24 min.10.26.56.4
25 to 29 min.7.112.613.7
30 to 34 min.82.82.9
35 to 44 min.4.310.512
45 to 59 min.2.35.76.2
60 or more min.28.23.22.7
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