Zip Code 06242 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEastford
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Windham
Secondary County: Tolland
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:1408
Racial Majority:White 94.66%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.4%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$70598
Average Adjusted Gross Income$77960
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time29.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range554 - 807 ft.
Area24 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.89226100, -72.09804900

Zip Code 06242 Description

Zip Code 06242 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06242 is primarily located in Windham County. Portions of 06242 are also located in Tolland County. The official US Postal Service name for 06242 is EASTFORD, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06242 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 06242 is 860. 06242 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06242 is 6.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06242 increased to 1408 from 1313 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06242 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06242 public schools is White. 15.8% of students in 06242 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1365 94.66% 1347 +1%
 Black Or African American 4 0.28% 1 +300%
 Hispanic 28 1.94% 21 +33%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.42% 3 +100%
 Asian 12 0.83% 15 -20%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0.21% 1 +200%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.66% 20 +20%

Zip Code 06242 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.4%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.3%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 06242 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population14081313
Male Population52.00%
Female Population48.00%
Total Households552
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$70598
Income Under $50K Per Year33.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.60%
06242 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 2Joe CourtneyDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$212467
Average Real Estate Sale Price$132500
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.1%
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 DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 06242 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)14162535445459574938302037
Avg Max Temp (°F)34364556687681797161503958
Avg Precip (In.)4.563.44.434.394.014.054.314.34.314.544.564.2451.1
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Willimantic, CT
CBSA Type06242
CBSA Population119504
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours