Zip Code 06796 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWest Cornwall
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Litchfield
Area Code860 / 959
Current Population:1009
Racial Majority:White 98.6%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.8%
Unemployment Rate:3.1%
Median Household Income$68959
Average Adjusted Gross Income$106050
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time30.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range817 - 1296 ft.
Area31 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.87027000, -73.32945800

Zip Code 06796 Description

Zip Code 06796 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Hartford - New Haven metro area. Zip code 06796 is primarily located in Litchfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 06796 is WEST CORNWALL, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06796 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 06796 is 860. 06796 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06796 is 3.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06796 increased to 1009 from 931 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06796 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06796 public schools is White. 21% of students in 06796 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 984 98.6% 958 +3%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 2 -100%
 Hispanic 4 0.4% 30 -87%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 3 0.3% 3 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.7% 14 -50%

Zip Code 06796 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.8%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 8.6%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 5.7%

Zip Code 06796 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1009931
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households457
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$68959
Income Under $50K Per Year33.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year34.60%
06796 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 5Jahana HayesDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$693552
Average Real Estate Sale Price$690833
Current Unemployment Level 3.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 58e - Berkshire Transition
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 06796 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)12142333445357564837291935
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364557697781797160483758
Avg Precip (In.)3.782.963.884.054.514.274.524.584.193.994.023.7748.52
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Torrington, CT
CBSA Type06796
CBSA Population189744
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours