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ZIP Code 05253

Primary City:East Dorset, VT (View All Cities)
County: Bennington County
Timezone: Eastern (1:12am)
Area code: 802 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.3, -73.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 05253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 05253. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 05253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 05253, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
East Dorset, VT
Unacceptable:
E Dorset, Lake Emerald

Stats and Demographics for the 05253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 05253 is located in southwest Vermont and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 05253 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 05253 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 685
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 393
Median Home Value $240,700
Land Area 13.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 299
Median Household Income $54,453

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2118272113131021182940272030101672
Female12161421791926293045313217128104
Total33344142202229474759855852472224176

Gender

 Male 343 50%
 Female 342 50%
Gender

Race

 White 671 98.0%
 Black Or African American 5 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0830615240215
Renter217211612590
Total22551776445305

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 147 49%
 Single Guardian 50 17%
 Singles 81 27%
 Singles With Roommate 21 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 219 73%
 Households with Kids 80 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male64812535345873375515
Female26222265136113585302
Total81010347910471198681510817

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 05253 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 05253 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 05253 real estate data, the median home value of $240,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 05253 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 05253 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 05253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 685 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 148 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 69 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 82 21%
 Households Vacant 94 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 5 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 67 71%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 29 54%
 3+ Bedroom 25 46%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $54,453 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 05253 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 05253 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 250 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 187 34%
 No Earnings 106 20%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 250 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 187 34%
 No Earnings 106 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 347 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 8%
 Worked at Home 7 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 25 11%
 High School Graduate 112 47%
 Associate's degree 20 8%
 Bachelor's degree 38 16%
 Master's degree 21 9%
 Professional school degree 20 8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 75 53%
 Enrolled in Private School 55 39%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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