Zip Code 06098 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWinsted
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Litchfield
Area Code860 / 959
Alternate Zip Code NamesWINCHESTER CENTER
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesWINCHESTER
Current Population:12426
Racial Majority:White 86.1%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.6%
Median Household Income$60660
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57510
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range712 - 1273 ft.
Area50 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.93000300, -73.09563300

Zip Code 06098 Description

Zip Code 06098 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06098 is primarily located in Litchfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 06098 is WINSTED, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06098 are contained within or border the city limits of Winsted, CT, Torrington, CT, . The area code for zip code 06098 is 860. 06098 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06098 is 7.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06098 decreased to 12426 from 14370 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06098 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06098 public schools is White. 31.1% of students in 06098 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 11017 86.1% 11379 -3%
 Black Or African American 152 1.19% 138 +10%
 Hispanic 1094 8.55% 593 +84%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.41% 15 +247%
 Asian 289 2.26% 108 +168%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 10 0.08% 10 +0%
 Two Or More Races 179 1.42% 179 +2%

Zip Code 06098 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.9%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 5%
 Asian 2.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 06098 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1242614370
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households5306
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$60660
Income Under $50K Per Year41.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.20%
06098 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 1John B. LarsonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$303818
Average Real Estate Sale Price$165545
Current Unemployment Level 7.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 58d - Lower Berkshire Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 06098 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13152334455459574937301936
Avg Max Temp (°F)32354456687681797160483757
Avg Precip (In.)4.393.34.574.424.724.384.34.624.754.614.534.2352.81
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Torrington, CT
CBSA Type06098
CBSA Population189744
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours