Zip Code 06096 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWindsor Locks
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Hartford
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:12498
Racial Majority:White 81.49%
Public School Racial Majority:White 67.5%
Unemployment Rate:7.6%
Median Household Income$61313
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62050
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range79 - 135 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.92274857, -72.65518188

Zip Code 06096 Description

Zip Code 06096 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06096 is primarily located in Hartford County. The official US Postal Service name for 06096 is WINDSOR LOCKS, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06096 are contained within or border the city limits of Windsor Locks, CT, . The area code for zip code 06096 is 860. 06096 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06096 is 7.6% 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 06096 increased to 12498 from 12045 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06096 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06096 public schools is White. 35.8% of students in 06096 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 10230 81.49% 10390 -2%
 Black Or African American 549 4.37% 575 -5%
 Hispanic 548 4.37% 576 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.1% 13 -8%
 Asian 912 7.26% 665 +37%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 18 0% 18 -100%
 Two Or More Races 261 2.41% 261 +16%

Zip Code 06096 Race/Ethnicity

 White 67.5%
 Black Or African American 8.7%
 Hispanic 10.7%
 Asian 8.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4.4%

Zip Code 06096 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1249812045
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households5223
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
35.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
25.0%
Median Household Income$61313
Income Under $50K Per Year36.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.90%
06096 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 1John B. LarsonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$199292
Average Real Estate Sale Price$166656
Current Unemployment Level 7.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.5%
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 06096 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17192838485763615241332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384860728085837463513961
Avg Precip (In.)3.822.943.873.854.233.823.683.924.083.883.963.5945.63
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
CBSA Type06096
CBSA Population1202643
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours