Zip Code 06705 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWaterbury
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New Haven
Area Code203 / 475
Alternate Zip Code NamesWOLCOTT
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesEAST END
Current Population:27122
Racial Majority:White 46.92%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 45.5%
Unemployment Rate:11.0%
Median Household Income$44767
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39430
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range532 - 633 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.54869800, -72.99337500

Zip Code 06705 Description

Zip Code 06705 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06705 is primarily located in New Haven County. The official US Postal Service name for 06705 is WATERBURY, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06705 are contained within or border the city limits of Waterbury, CT, . The area code for zip code 06705 is 203. 06705 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06705 is 11.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.1% and is higher 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 06705 increased to 27122 from 24552 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06705 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06705 public schools is Hispanic. 80.3% of students in 06705 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12909 46.92% 14093 -8%
 Black Or African American 3624 13.17% 4125 -12%
 Hispanic 9101 33.08% 7257 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 76 -100%
 Asian 866 3.15% 655 +32%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.07% 4 +350%
 Other Race 260 0.55% 260 -42%
 Two Or More Races 652 3.08% 652 +30%

Zip Code 06705 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25.1%
 Black Or African American 23.6%
 Hispanic 45.5%
 Asian 1.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3.2%

Zip Code 06705 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2712224552
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households10888
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44767
Income Under $50K Per Year56.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.40%
06705 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 5Jahana HayesDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$125079
Average Real Estate Sale Price$103669
Current Unemployment Level 11.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level11.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 06705 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16182636465560595139312238
Avg Max Temp (°F)35374758697883807362513959
Avg Precip (In.)4.543.354.674.584.734.374.34.484.624.634.624.3153.21
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Haven-Milford, CT
CBSA Type06705
CBSA Population851493
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours