Zip Code 06850 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNorwalk
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fairfield
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:18078
Racial Majority:White 63.3%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 45.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.7%
Median Household Income$79122
Average Adjusted Gross Income$90610
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range89 - 200 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.12742600, -73.44305500

Zip Code 06850 Description

Zip Code 06850 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 06850 is primarily located in Fairfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 06850 is NORWALK, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06850 are contained within or border the city limits of Norwalk, CT, . The area code for zip code 06850 is 203. 06850 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06850 is 8.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 06850 increased to 18078 from 17593 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06850 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06850 public schools is Hispanic. 56.9% of students in 06850 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12428 63.3% 10974 +13%
 Black Or African American 2522 12.85% 1886 +34%
 Hispanic 2948 15.02% 3704 -20%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.16% 20 +55%
 Asian 1205 6.14% 1133 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 60 1.62% 60 +430%
 Two Or More Races 295 0.92% 295 -39%

Zip Code 06850 Race/Ethnicity

 White 28.7%
 Black Or African American 17.8%
 Hispanic 45.9%
 Asian 5.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 06850 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1807817593
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households7119
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$79122
Income Under $50K Per Year28.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year38.90%
06850 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 4Jim HimesDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$516165
Average Real Estate Sale Price$433600
Current Unemployment Level 8.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
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 06850 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19212938475763615341342541
Avg Max Temp (°F)37404960707984827564534261
Avg Precip (In.)4.223.084.394.384.534.023.943.994.514.044.213.9949.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
CBSA Type06850
CBSA Population906634
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Central Norwalk
Broad River
Springhil