Zip Code 06608 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBridgeport
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fairfield
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:13671
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 57.9%
Unemployment Rate:13.3%
Median Household Income$26093
Average Adjusted Gross Income$27260
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.18700900, -73.18069200

Zip Code 06608 Description

Zip Code 06608 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 06608 is primarily located in Fairfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 06608 is BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06608 are contained within or border the city limits of Bridgeport, CT, . The area code for zip code 06608 is 203. 06608 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06608 is 13.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06608 increased to 13671 from 13407 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06608 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 06608 public schools is Hispanic. 91.4% of students in 06608 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 378 2.68% 598 -37%
 Black Or African American 4537 32.12% 3983 +14%
 Hispanic 8670 61.38% 8616 +1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.21% 10 +200%
 Asian 261 1.85% 205 +27%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 11 -100%
 Other Race 55 0.25% 55 -35%
 Two Or More Races 193 1.5% 193 +10%

Zip Code 06608 Race/Ethnicity

 White 3.1%
 Black Or African American 37.3%
 Hispanic 57.9%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 06608 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1367113407
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households4414
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
91.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$26093
Income Under $50K Per Year75.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.30%
06608 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 4Jim HimesDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$133800
Average Real Estate Sale Price$83520
Current Unemployment Level 13.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level12.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 59c - Southern New England Coastal Plains and Hills
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 06608 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22243140505965645745372743
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394858697883817463524260
Avg Precip (In.)3.983.024.314.194.283.773.933.923.843.743.883.6646.51
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
CBSA Type06608
CBSA Population906634
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours