Zip Code 06897 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWilton
Zip Code StateConnecticut
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fairfield
Area Code203 / 475
Current Population:18071
Racial Majority:White 87.93%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$175535
Average Adjusted Gross Income$343580
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time33 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range194 - 643 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)41.20702500, -73.44005800

Zip Code 06897 Description

Zip Code 06897 is located in the state of Connecticut in the Metro New York City metro area. Zip code 06897 is primarily located in Fairfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 06897 is WILTON, Connecticut. Portions of zip code 06897 are contained within or border the city limits of Georgetown, CT, Norwalk, CT, Ridgefield, CT, and Westport, CT. The area code for zip code 06897 is 203. 06897 can be classified socioeconically as a Upper Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Connecticut.

The current unemployment level in 06897 is 5.4% 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 06897 increased to 18071 from 17637 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 06897 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 06897 public schools is White. 1.6% of students in 06897 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 16405 87.93% 16260 +1%
 Black Or African American 151 0.81% 164 -8%
 Hispanic 511 2.74% 541 -6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.03% 6 -17%
 Asian 1239 6.64% 821 +51%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 35 0.05% 35 -74%
 Two Or More Races 244 1.81% 244 +38%

Zip Code 06897 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.5%
 Black Or African American 1.2%
 Hispanic 2.9%
 Asian 7.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 06897 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1807117637
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households6175
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$175535
Income Under $50K Per Year9.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year14.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year76.00%
06897 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Connecticut District 4Jim HimesDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$1025991
Average Real Estate Sale Price$869740
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.7%
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 06897 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212938475662615341342440
Avg Max Temp (°F)37394860717984827463524161
Avg Precip (In.)4.343.234.614.54.844.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
CBSA Type06897
CBSA Population906634
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours