Zip Code 06801 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBethel
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fairfield
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:18581
Racial Majority:White 85.1%
Public School Racial Majority:White 75.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.2%
Median Household Income$90943
Average Adjusted Gross Income$85780
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time28.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range417 - 594 ft.
Area17 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.37471700, -73.39308100

Zip Code 06801 Description

Zip Code 06801 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 06801 is primarily located in Fairfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 06801 is BETHEL, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06801 are contained within or border the city limits of Bethel, CT, Danbury, CT, . The area code for zip code 06801 is 203. 06801 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06801 is 4.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06801 increased to 18581 from 18015 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06801 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06801 public schools is White. 18.6% of students in 06801 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 16251 85.1% 15605 +4%
 Black Or African American 232 1.21% 315 -26%
 Hispanic 1301 6.81% 1410 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.22% 15 +180%
 Asian 850 4.45% 820 +4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 142 0.32% 142 -57%
 Two Or More Races 269 1.88% 269 +33%

Zip Code 06801 Race/Ethnicity

 White 75.3%
 Black Or African American 1.9%
 Hispanic 13.8%
 Asian 6.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 06801 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1858118015
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households6934
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$90943
Income Under $50K Per Year22.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year45.40%
06801 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 5Jahana HayesDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$365438
Average Real Estate Sale Price$294923
Current Unemployment Level 4.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.9%
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 06801 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18192736465661595140322339
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384860717984817362503960
Avg Precip (In.)4.483.274.724.624.834.274.284.324.64.374.594.2652.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
CBSA Type06801
CBSA Population906634
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours