Zip Code 06451 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMeriden
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New Haven
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:24419
Racial Majority:White 58.43%
Unemployment Rate:7.1%
Median Household Income$51875
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50300
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time20.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range236 - 335 ft.
Area10 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.54148300, -72.82285000

Zip Code 06451 Description

Zip Code 06451 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06451 is primarily located in New Haven County. The official US Postal Service name for 06451 is MERIDEN, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06451 are contained within or border the city limits of Meriden, CT, . The area code for zip code 06451 is 203. 06451 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06451 is 7.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06451 increased to 24419 from 23633 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06451 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06451 public schools is . % of students in 06451 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13879 58.43% 14399 -4%
 Black Or African American 1926 8.11% 1920 +0%
 Hispanic 6987 29.41% 7151 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.06% 44 -66%
 Asian 299 1.26% 418 -28%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.06% 3 +367%
 Other Race 39 0.26% 39 +56%
 Two Or More Races 445 2.41% 445 +29%

Zip Code 06451 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 06451 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2441923633
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households9564
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$51875
Income Under $50K Per Year48.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.30%
06451 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 5Jahana HayesDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$176469
Average Real Estate Sale Price$138217
Current Unemployment Level 7.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59a - Connecticut Valley
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 06451 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19212938485762615342342541
Avg Max Temp (°F)36384758707984817362514060
Avg Precip (In.)4.443.284.474.494.524.284.184.384.484.594.464.1351.7
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Haven-Milford, CT
CBSA Type06451
CBSA Population851493
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours