Zip Code 06340 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGroton
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New London
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:31242
Racial Majority:White 69.22%
Public School Racial Majority:White 53.2%
Unemployment Rate:8.0%
Median Household Income$52080
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62650
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time16.3 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range30 - 220 ft.
Area24 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.35504150, -72.03925323

Zip Code 06340 Description

Zip Code 06340 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06340 is primarily located in New London County. The official US Postal Service name for 06340 is GROTON, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06340 are contained within or border the city limits of Conning Towers-Nautilus Park, CT, Groton, CT, Long Hill, CT, Poquonock Bridge, CT, Noank, CT, Groton Long Point, CT, and Old Mystic, CT. The area code for zip code 06340 is 860. 06340 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06340 is 8.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% 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 06340 decreased to 31242 from 31679 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06340 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06340 public schools is White. 50.2% of students in 06340 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 21985 69.22% 21880 +0%
 Black Or African American 2353 7.41% 2276 +3%
 Hispanic 3641 11.46% 3316 +10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 170 0.54% 221 -23%
 Asian 1726 5.43% 2095 -18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 33 0.1% 28 +18%
 Other Race 52 0% 52 -100%
 Two Or More Races 1374 5.83% 1374 +35%

Zip Code 06340 Race/Ethnicity

 White 53.2%
 Black Or African American 11.4%
 Hispanic 20.2%
 Asian 5.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.1%
 Two or More Races 8%

Zip Code 06340 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3124231679
Male Population54.00%
Female Population46.00%
Total Households12136
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
50.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
12.5%
Median Household Income$52080
Income Under $50K Per Year47.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.10%
06340 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 2Joe CourtneyDemocrat
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06340 Connecticut State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
40Christine ConleyDemocrat
41Joe de la CruzDemocrat
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06340 Connecticut State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
18Heather SomersRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$430031
Average Real Estate Sale Price$239912
Current Unemployment Level 8.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 06340 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20212938475663625443352541
Avg Max Temp (°F)38394757677581807363534260
Avg Precip (In.)4.433.564.54.283.853.663.344.44.054.054.554.3449.02
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Norwich-New London, CT
CBSA Type06340
CBSA Population265769
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours