Zip Code 06896 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRedding
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fairfield
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:9110
Racial Majority:White 91.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$140995
Average Adjusted Gross Income$222660
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time35.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range449 - 686 ft.
Area32 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.30491800, -73.39148900

Zip Code 06896 Description

Zip Code 06896 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 06896 is primarily located in Fairfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 06896 is REDDING, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06896 are contained within or border the city limits of Georgetown, CT, Danbury, CT, . The area code for zip code 06896 is 203. 06896 can be classified socioeconically as a Upper Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06896 is 6.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% 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 06896 increased to 9110 from 8223 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06896 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06896 public schools is White. 4.3% of students in 06896 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8436 91.82% 8477 +-0%
 Black Or African American 123 1.34% 60 +105%
 Hispanic 300 3.27% 221 +36%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 8 -100%
 Asian 118 1.28% 186 -37%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 17 0% 17 -100%
 Two Or More Races 136 2.3% 136 +55%

Zip Code 06896 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.8%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 4.5%
 Asian 3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 06896 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population91108223
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households3455
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
4.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$140995
Income Under $50K Per Year11.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year69.70%
06896 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 4Jim HimesDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Connecticut Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$838355
Average Real Estate Sale Price$633048
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.5%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 06896 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19202837475662605241332440
Avg Max Temp (°F)35394860717984817462514060
Avg Precip (In.)4.513.274.714.654.984.274.24.394.634.374.724.2352.91
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
CBSA Type06896
CBSA Population906634
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours