Zip Code 06708 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWaterbury
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New Haven
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:29418
Racial Majority:White 59.06%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 48.1%
Unemployment Rate:11.0%
Median Household Income$52876
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48080
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range364 - 469 ft.
Area10 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.54974700, -73.06661400

Zip Code 06708 Description

Zip Code 06708 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06708 is primarily located in New Haven County. The official US Postal Service name for 06708 is WATERBURY, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06708 are contained within or border the city limits of Waterbury, CT, Oakville, CT, and Naugatuck, CT. The area code for zip code 06708 is 203. 06708 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06708 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 06708 increased to 29418 from 28752 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06708 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06708 public schools is Hispanic. 81.7% of students in 06708 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 17015 59.06% 18567 -8%
 Black Or African American 3581 12.43% 3457 +4%
 Hispanic 6200 21.52% 5911 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.09% 85 -71%
 Asian 409 1.42% 516 -21%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.05% 10 +30%
 Other Race 239 1.21% 239 +46%
 Two Or More Races 633 4.22% 633 +92%

Zip Code 06708 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25%
 Black Or African American 21.4%
 Hispanic 48.1%
 Asian 1.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 3.3%

Zip Code 06708 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2941828752
Male Population47.40%
Female Population52.60%
Total Households11769
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
81.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$52876
Income Under $50K Per Year47.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.30%
06708 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 5Jahana HayesDemocrat
Connecticut District 3Rosa DeLauroDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$152916
Average Real Estate Sale Price$105247
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 06708 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)16172636465560595139312238
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384758697883817362513959
Avg Precip (In.)4.363.254.544.444.64.264.264.444.564.494.464.1851.85
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Haven-Milford, CT
CBSA Type06708
CBSA Population851493
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours