Zip Code 06712 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameProspect
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New Haven
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:9376
Racial Majority:White 92.67%
Public School Racial Majority:White 91.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$86013
Average Adjusted Gross Income$83960
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range397 - 692 ft.
Area15 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.49909800, -72.97617200

Zip Code 06712 Description

Zip Code 06712 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06712 is primarily located in New Haven County. The official US Postal Service name for 06712 is PROSPECT, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06712 are contained within or border the city limits of Waterbury, CT, Naugatuck, CT, . The area code for zip code 06712 is 203. 06712 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06712 is 5.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06712 increased to 9376 from 8660 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06712 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06712 public schools is White. 12.4% of students in 06712 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8910 92.67% 8716 +2%
 Black Or African American 299 3.11% 174 +72%
 Hispanic 299 3.11% 312 -4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 11 -100%
 Asian 69 0.72% 73 -5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 14 0.22% 14 +50%
 Two Or More Races 76 0.18% 76 -78%

Zip Code 06712 Race/Ethnicity

 White 91.1%
 Black Or African American 2.6%
 Hispanic 4.6%
 Asian 1.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 06712 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population93768660
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households3349
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
12.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$86013
Income Under $50K Per Year20.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year42.30%
06712 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 3Rosa DeLauroDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$284969
Average Real Estate Sale Price$241953
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 06712 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17182736465561595140322339
Avg Max Temp (°F)35374658697883807262503959
Avg Precip (In.)4.893.474.994.734.884.524.324.484.644.984.924.5755.39
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Haven-Milford, CT
CBSA Type06712
CBSA Population851493
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours