Zip Code 06759 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLitchfield
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Litchfield
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:5720
Racial Majority:White 96.62%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$79547
Average Adjusted Gross Income$134490
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range692 - 1345 ft.
Area54 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.75480800, -73.20933300

Zip Code 06759 Description

Zip Code 06759 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06759 is primarily located in Litchfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 06759 is LITCHFIELD, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06759 are contained within or border the city limits of Litchfield, CT, Torrington, CT, and Bantam, CT. The area code for zip code 06759 is 860. 06759 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06759 is 5.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06759 decreased to 5720 from 5750 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06759 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06759 public schools is White. 14% of students in 06759 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5491 96.62% 5419 +1%
 Black Or African American 10 0.18% 35 -71%
 Hispanic 71 1.25% 118 -40%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 62 1.09% 61 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 9 -100%
 Other Race 10 0% 10 -100%
 Two Or More Races 63 0.86% 63 -22%

Zip Code 06759 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92.4%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 3.7%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1%

Zip Code 06759 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population57205750
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households2362
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$79547
Income Under $50K Per Year29.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year38.60%
06759 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 5Jahana HayesDemocrat
Connecticut District 1John B. LarsonDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$749060
Average Real Estate Sale Price$382564
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 06759 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)12142333435258564837291935
Avg Max Temp (°F)33354557687681797160493757
Avg Precip (In.)4.513.364.754.324.574.424.584.874.924.724.654.3454.01
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Torrington, CT
CBSA Type06759
CBSA Population189744
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours