Zip Code 06420 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSalem
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New London
Secondary County: Middlesex
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:4182
Racial Majority:White 89.46%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.5%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$85445
Average Adjusted Gross Income$95080
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time28.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range272 - 479 ft.
Area30 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.48487000, -72.26724500

Zip Code 06420 Description

Zip Code 06420 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06420 is primarily located in New London County. Portions of 06420 are also located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 06420 is SALEM, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06420 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 06420 is 860. 06420 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06420 is 8.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% 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 06420 increased to 4182 from 3837 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06420 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06420 public schools is White. 11.2% of students in 06420 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3744 89.46% 3794 -1%
 Black Or African American 69 1.65% 58 +19%
 Hispanic 91 2.17% 106 -14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.48% 10 +100%
 Asian 119 2.84% 129 -8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 4 0.81% 4 +750%
 Two Or More Races 76 2.58% 76 +42%

Zip Code 06420 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.5%
 Black Or African American 2.8%
 Hispanic 3.5%
 Asian 4.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 06420 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population41823837
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households1538
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$85445
Income Under $50K Per Year21.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year42.40%
06420 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 2Joe CourtneyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$273032
Average Real Estate Sale Price$245500
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 06420 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17192735455461595139322339
Avg Max Temp (°F)36384758697782807362514160
Avg Precip (In.)4.683.594.664.564.233.954.094.494.314.564.754.4852.35
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Norwich-New London, CT
CBSA Type06420
CBSA Population265769
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours