Zip Code 06278 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAshford
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Windham
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:4454
Racial Majority:White 94.36%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$68477
Average Adjusted Gross Income$71700
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time30.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range476 - 925 ft.
Area41 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.89100800, -72.16903000

Zip Code 06278 Description

Zip Code 06278 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06278 is primarily located in Windham County. The official US Postal Service name for 06278 is ASHFORD, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06278 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 06278 is 860. 06278 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06278 is 6.5% 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 06278 increased to 4454 from 4161 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06278 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06278 public schools is White. 29.6% of students in 06278 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4148 94.36% 4100 +1%
 Black Or African American 77 1.75% 44 +75%
 Hispanic 79 1.8% 164 -52%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.41% 11 +64%
 Asian 2 0.05% 57 -96%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 76 1.64% 76 -5%

Zip Code 06278 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86%
 Black Or African American 2.4%
 Hispanic 6.4%
 Asian 2.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 06278 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population44544161
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households1773
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$68477
Income Under $50K Per Year32.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.80%
06278 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 2Joe CourtneyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$210073
Average Real Estate Sale Price$176438
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
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 DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 06278 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)14162535455459584938312137
Avg Max Temp (°F)34364556687681797261503958
Avg Precip (In.)4.523.414.414.384.0244.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Willimantic, CT
CBSA Type06278
CBSA Population119504
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours