Zip Code 06226 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWillimantic
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Windham
Secondary County: Tolland
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:20114
Racial Majority:White 49.78%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 66%
Unemployment Rate:7.9%
Median Household Income$36814
Average Adjusted Gross Income$36590
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range272 - 341 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.70177078, -72.21350861

Zip Code 06226 Description

Zip Code 06226 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06226 is primarily located in Windham County. Portions of 06226 are also located in Tolland County. The official US Postal Service name for 06226 is WILLIMANTIC, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06226 are contained within or border the city limits of Willimantic, CT, South Windham, CT, . The area code for zip code 06226 is 860. 06226 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06226 is 7.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% 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 06226 increased to 20114 from 18200 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06226 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06226 public schools is Hispanic. 77% of students in 06226 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 10067 49.78% 10155 -1%
 Black Or African American 1020 5.04% 948 +8%
 Hispanic 8090 40.01% 8144 -1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.03% 45 -87%
 Asian 484 2.39% 432 +12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 11 -100%
 Other Race 18 0.37% 18 +317%
 Two Or More Races 361 2.37% 361 +33%

Zip Code 06226 Race/Ethnicity

 White 24.8%
 Black Or African American 5.7%
 Hispanic 66%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 06226 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2011418200
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households6782
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
77%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$36814
Income Under $50K Per Year61.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
06226 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 2Joe CourtneyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$151391
Average Real Estate Sale Price$124841
Current Unemployment Level 7.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 06226 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)14162635455459574937302037
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384758697782807362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.543.434.474.344.063.844.294.264.24.434.574.2750.69
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Willimantic, CT
CBSA Type06226
CBSA Population119504
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours