ZIP Code 06518 - Hamden Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameHamden
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New Haven
Area Code203 / 475
Alternate Zip Code NamesNEW HAVEN
Current Population:19848
Racial Majority:White 82.68%
Public School Racial Majority:White 55%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$76602
Average Adjusted Gross Income$86350
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range161 - 420 ft.
Area17 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.42724800, -72.91353900

Map of ZIP Code 06518 Border

Zip Code 06518 Description

Zip Code 06518 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06518 is primarily located in New Haven County. The official US Postal Service name for 06518 is HAMDEN, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06518 are contained within or border the city limits of North Haven, CT, . The area code for zip code 06518 is 203. 06518 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06518 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06518 increased to 19848 from 17607 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06518 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06518 public schools is White. 17.2% of students in 06518 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 15948 82.68% 15932 +0%
 Black Or African American 1282 6.65% 1348 -5%
 Hispanic 706 3.66% 1025 -31%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 12 -100%
 Asian 788 4.09% 1195 -34%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.04% 3 +133%
 Other Race 21 0.97% 21 +795%
 Two Or More Races 312 1.91% 312 +18%

Zip Code 06518 Race/Ethnicity

 White 55%
 Black Or African American 15%
 Hispanic 10.2%
 Asian 16.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 06518 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1984817607
Male Population44.90%
Female Population55.10%
Total Households7095
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$76602
Income Under $50K Per Year33.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year35.30%
06518 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 3Rosa DeLauroDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$308802
Average Real Estate Sale Price$243763
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
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 06518 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202837475762615341332440
Avg Max Temp (°F)35374658687883807362504059
Avg Precip (In.)4.633.334.74.614.714.434.254.444.624.564.624.1953.09
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Haven-Milford, CT
CBSA Type06518
CBSA Population851493
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours