Zip Code 06840 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Canaan
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fairfield
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:19738
Racial Majority:White 89.87%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$185491
Average Adjusted Gross Income$532440
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time35.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range213 - 489 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.15929300, -73.49929900

Zip Code 06840 Description

Zip Code 06840 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 06840 is primarily located in Fairfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 06840 is NEW CANAAN, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06840 are contained within or border the city limits of Norwalk, CT, Darien, CT, and Stamford, CT. The area code for zip code 06840 is 203. 06840 can be classified socioeconically as a Upper Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06840 is 5.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% 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 06840 increased to 19738 from 19402 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06840 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06840 public schools is White. 0% of students in 06840 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 18040 89.87% 18032 +0%
 Black Or African American 222 1.11% 194 +14%
 Hispanic 860 4.28% 570 +51%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 22 -100%
 Asian 607 3.02% 662 -8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 26 0.38% 26 +196%
 Two Or More Races 229 1.33% 229 +17%

Zip Code 06840 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.1%
 Black Or African American 1.2%
 Hispanic 3.5%
 Asian 5.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 06840 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1973819402
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households7010
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$185491
Income Under $50K Per Year10.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year16.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year72.40%
06840 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 4Jim HimesDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$2038859
Average Real Estate Sale Price$1539874
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
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 DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 06840 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212938475662615341332540
Avg Max Temp (°F)37404961728085827564524161
Avg Precip (In.)4.373.214.554.494.874.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
CBSA Type06840
CBSA Population906634
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours