Zip Code 06479 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePlantsville
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Hartford
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:10431
Racial Majority:White 95.91%
Public School Racial Majority:White 85%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$79104
Average Adjusted Gross Income$80450
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time21.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range190 - 230 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.57829500, -72.90345100

Zip Code 06479 Description

Zip Code 06479 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06479 is primarily located in Hartford County. The official US Postal Service name for 06479 is PLANTSVILLE, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06479 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 06479 is within area code 860 and area code 203. 06479 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06479 is 5.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06479 increased to 10431 from 10387 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06479 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06479 public schools is White. 14.5% of students in 06479 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10036 95.91% 9719 +3%
 Black Or African American 103 0.98% 116 -11%
 Hispanic 176 1.68% 319 -45%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 16 -100%
 Asian 86 0.82% 175 -51%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 4 0.14% 4 +275%
 Two Or More Races 80 0.46% 80 -40%

Zip Code 06479 Race/Ethnicity

 White 85%
 Black Or African American 3%
 Hispanic 5.9%
 Asian 3.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.7%

Zip Code 06479 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1043110387
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households4065
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$79104
Income Under $50K Per Year22.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year42.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year35.50%
06479 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 1John B. LarsonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$257076
Average Real Estate Sale Price$225824
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.7%
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 06479 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17192837485762605241332340
Avg Max Temp (°F)36384758707884817362514060
Avg Precip (In.)4.393.314.444.494.524.144.24.364.464.554.54.1751.54
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
CBSA Type06479
CBSA Population1202643
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours