Zip Code 06516 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWest Haven
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New Haven
Area Code203 / 475
Alternate Zip Code NamesW HAVEN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesALLINGTOWN
Current Population:55564
Racial Majority:White 53.32%
Public School Racial Majority:White 37.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$52247
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51480
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range30 - 98 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.27359100, -72.96723800

Zip Code 06516 Description

Zip Code 06516 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06516 is primarily located in New Haven County. The official US Postal Service name for 06516 is WEST HAVEN, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06516 are contained within or border the city limits of West Haven, CT, Orange, CT, New Haven, CT, Milford, CT, and Woodmont, CT. The area code for zip code 06516 is 203. 06516 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06516 is 5.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06516 increased to 55564 from 52360 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06516 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06516 public schools is White. 57.9% of students in 06516 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 29479 53.32% 31635 -7%
 Black Or African American 11486 20.77% 10205 +13%
 Hispanic 10647 19.26% 10155 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 0.16% 89 -3%
 Asian 1918 3.47% 2056 -7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 43 -100%
 Other Race 161 0.27% 161 -6%
 Two Or More Races 1220 2.75% 1220 +25%

Zip Code 06516 Race/Ethnicity

 White 37.6%
 Black Or African American 22.3%
 Hispanic 32.4%
 Asian 3.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.7%

Zip Code 06516 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population5556452360
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households21112
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$52247
Income Under $50K Per Year47.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.20%
06516 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 3Rosa DeLauroDemocrat
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06516 Connecticut State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
115Dorinda Keenan BorerDemocrat
116Michael DiMassaDemocrat
117Charles FerraroRepublican
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06516 Connecticut State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
10Gary WinfieldDemocrat
14James MaroneyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$206986
Average Real Estate Sale Price$169313
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59a - Connecticut Valley
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 06516 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21243140495965645645362743
Avg Max Temp (°F)37404858697883827463524260
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Haven-Milford, CT
CBSA Type06516
CBSA Population851493
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
West River