Zip Code 06426 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEssex
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Middlesex
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:3245
Racial Majority:White 97.46%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$93039
Average Adjusted Gross Income$187010
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range82 - 92 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.35099800, -72.39970400

Zip Code 06426 Description

Zip Code 06426 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06426 is primarily located in Middlesex County. The official US Postal Service name for 06426 is ESSEX, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06426 are contained within or border the city limits of Essex Village, CT, . The area code for zip code 06426 is 860. 06426 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06426 is 4.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06426 increased to 3245 from 3147 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06426 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06426 public schools is . % of students in 06426 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2997 97.46% 3095 -3%
 Black Or African American 27 0.88% 22 +23%
 Hispanic 36 1.17% 73 -51%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 1 0.03% 34 -97%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.46% 17 -18%

Zip Code 06426 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 06426 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population32453147
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households1527
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$93039
Income Under $50K Per Year27.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year47.30%
06426 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 2Joe CourtneyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$867778
Average Real Estate Sale Price$491656
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.9%
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 06426 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202735455561595241332439
Avg Max Temp (°F)38404858687782817464534360
Avg Precip (In.)4.583.494.554.474.143.893.774.394.114.354.664.3350.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
CBSA Type06426
CBSA Population1202643
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours