Zip Code 06260 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePutnam
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Windham
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:9510
Racial Majority:White 93.16%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.2%
Unemployment Rate:8.7%
Median Household Income$52730
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52680
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range322 - 587 ft.
Area20 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.90923400, -71.87152500

Zip Code 06260 Description

Zip Code 06260 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06260 is primarily located in Windham County. The official US Postal Service name for 06260 is PUTNAM, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06260 are contained within or border the city limits of Putnam District, CT, South Woodstock, CT, . The area code for zip code 06260 is 860. 06260 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06260 is 8.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is higher 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 06260 increased to 9510 from 8939 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06260 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06260 public schools is White. 62.8% of students in 06260 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8840 93.16% 8761 +1%
 Black Or African American 50 0.53% 115 -57%
 Hispanic 316 3.33% 282 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 59 -100%
 Asian 41 0.43% 93 -56%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 48 0.51% 3 +1500%
 Other Race 15 0.02% 15 -87%
 Two Or More Races 182 2.02% 182 +5%

Zip Code 06260 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.2%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 6.8%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.5%

Zip Code 06260 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population95108939
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households3923
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
62.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$52730
Income Under $50K Per Year47.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.10%
06260 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 2Joe CourtneyDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$198699
Average Real Estate Sale Price$136405
Current Unemployment Level 8.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.5%
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 06260 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)13152534445359584937302036
Avg Max Temp (°F)35374657697782807362514059
Avg Precip (In.)4.63.324.374.373.9644.484.424.074.434.614.2350.87
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Willimantic, CT
CBSA Type06260
CBSA Population119504
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours