Zip Code 06478 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOxford
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New Haven
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:12683
Racial Majority:White 93.22%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.1%
Unemployment Rate:6.0%
Median Household Income$101154
Average Adjusted Gross Income$96720
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time30.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range305 - 656 ft.
Area33 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.43050400, -73.13490300

Zip Code 06478 Description

Zip Code 06478 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06478 is primarily located in New Haven County. The official US Postal Service name for 06478 is OXFORD, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06478 are contained within or border the city limits of Naugatuck, CT, Shelton, CT, . The area code for zip code 06478 is 203. 06478 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06478 is 6.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06478 increased to 12683 from 9823 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06478 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06478 public schools is White. 7.4% of students in 06478 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 11961 93.22% 11745 +2%
 Black Or African American 41 0.32% 134 -69%
 Hispanic 584 4.55% 468 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 13 -100%
 Asian 122 0.95% 195 -37%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 17 0% 17 -100%
 Two Or More Races 108 0.96% 108 +14%

Zip Code 06478 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.1%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 5.4%
 Asian 2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 06478 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population126839823
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households4504
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$101154
Income Under $50K Per Year16.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year51.20%
06478 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 4Jim HimesDemocrat
Connecticut District 5Jahana HayesDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$438277
Average Real Estate Sale Price$331404
Current Unemployment Level 6.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 06478 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202837475662605341332440
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384758707883817362514060
Avg Precip (In.)4.943.385.024.834.784.524.334.284.524.614.844.5754.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Haven-Milford, CT
CBSA Type06478
CBSA Population851493
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours