Ashford (zip 06278), Connecticut 

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Population

4,404

-1.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.3%

Median Income

$77,000

Median Home Price

$253,900

Median Age

45.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.9

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Ashford (zip 06278), Connecticut

Mid-sized city - Center of Massachusetts between Connecticut/Rhode Island and New Hampshire border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 06278 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Connecticut
County: Windham County
Metro Area: Worcester Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Ashford (zip 06278)
Cost of Living: 3.5% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 470 ft above sea level

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Ashford, CT Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Educated population
Local arts and culture
Central location
Cons
Economy
Harsh winters
Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Worcester Metro Area

Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts. From its roots in the Industrial Revolution, it is evolving into a diverse research, manufacturing, and technology center, featuring a significant health care presence and a large biotechnology research park. The downtown is being gradually restored and modernized. Origins as a cultural center continue with the area’s many small museums and colleges, as well as a good set of small performing arts amenities. Mountain areas to the west and lakes mainly north offer good recreation opportunities. Cost of living is influenced by more expensive areas east and is high for local income levels.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ashford (zip 06278) is 8.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ashford (zip 06278) jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ashford (zip 06278)'s cost of living is 3.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ashford (zip 06278)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 06278 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Windham county remained Republican, 51.1% to 46.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ashford (zip 06278)'s population is 4,404 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ashford (zip 06278) is Real Estate: $253,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%.

SCHOOLS
Ashford (zip 06278) public schools spend $18,916 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 9.6 students per teacher in Ashford (zip 06278). More Education



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Housing Market in Ashford

It's a good time to buy in Ashford. Home Appreciation is up 12.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ashford is $253,900.
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Reviews for Ashford   2 Reviews
safe community - 1/20/2013
Ashford, Ct is a quiet safe community to live in. Ct unfortunately is an extremely expensive state to live... Read More

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Ashford Lake Chaffee - 11/20/2012
I have owned a home in Ashford on Lake Chaffee for nearly ten years. The people in this lakeside community are so friendly, helpful and fun. It's safe with fresh air,... Read More


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