Zip Code 06053 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Britain
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Hartford
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:34863
Racial Majority:White 55.38%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 58.5%
Unemployment Rate:10.6%
Median Household Income$44264
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44860
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time20 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range118 - 331 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.68994904, -72.79100037

Zip Code 06053 Description

Zip Code 06053 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06053 is primarily located in Hartford County. The official US Postal Service name for 06053 is NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06053 are contained within or border the city limits of New Britain, CT, Newington, CT, . The area code for zip code 06053 is 860. 06053 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06053 is 10.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06053 decreased to 34863 from 35170 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06053 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06053 public schools is Hispanic. 76.7% of students in 06053 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 19449 55.38% 19767 -2%
 Black Or African American 3313 9.43% 3228 +3%
 Hispanic 9789 27.87% 9860 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.08% 42 -31%
 Asian 1601 4.56% 1251 +28%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.09% 8 +288%
 Other Race 63 0.5% 63 +179%
 Two Or More Races 644 2.09% 644 +14%

Zip Code 06053 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25%
 Black Or African American 10.1%
 Hispanic 58.5%
 Asian 4.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 06053 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3486335170
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households13226
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
76.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
83.3%
Median Household Income$44264
Income Under $50K Per Year55.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.60%
06053 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 5Jahana HayesDemocrat
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06053 Connecticut State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
25Bobby SanchezDemocrat
26Peter TercyakDemocrat
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06053 Connecticut State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
6Gennaro BizzarroRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$157160
Average Real Estate Sale Price$135553
Current Unemployment Level 10.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level11.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59a - Connecticut Valley
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 06053 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)16182737475661605140322239
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384758707883817362514060
Avg Precip (In.)4.413.34.44.664.684.584.374.664.674.894.864.1453.63
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
CBSA Type06053
CBSA Population1202643
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours