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ZIP Code 05257

Primary City:North Bennington, VT (View All Cities)
County: Bennington County
Timezone: Eastern (11:43pm)
Area code: 802 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.96, -73.24
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 05257

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 05257. 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 05257. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 05257, 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:
North Bennington, VT
Acceptable:
N Bennington
Unacceptable:
Barnumsville, No Bennington, Paper Mill Village, Sodom, Wolumsak

Stats and Demographics for the 05257 ZIP Code

ZIP code 05257 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 05257 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 05257 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,718
Population Density 214 people per sq mi
Housing Units 991
Median Home Value $205,000
Land Area 12.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 904
Median Household Income $46,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52648615615937436878767686834840202226
Female456079206268476172738791107845942343350
Total971241653624278410414015116316719316710782545576

Gender

 Male 1,220 45%
 Female 1,498 55%
Gender

Race

 White 2,570 94.6%
 Black Or African American 42 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 26 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 58 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner133100147171915534
Renter2548464233391920
Total26811461892041307454

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 447 49%
 Single Guardian 115 13%
 Singles 275 30%
 Singles With Roommate 67 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 653 72%
 Households with Kids 251 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1113101012121412141716152414181616475949
Female591710101241915132015161510101466106117
Total1622272022241831293036304029282630113165166

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 05257 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 05257 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 05257 real estate data, the median home value of $205,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 05257. Rentals in 05257 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 05257 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,108 77.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 24 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 575 21.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 422 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 210 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 272 27%
 Households Vacant 87 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 9 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 47%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 3%
 1 Bedroom 100 40%
 2 Bedroom 94 37%
 3+ Bedroom 49 20%
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 $46,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 05257 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. 05257 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 05257 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 05257 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 556 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,060 47%
 No Earnings 661 29%
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 556 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,060 47%
 No Earnings 661 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 800 66.7%
 Public transportation 6 0.5%
 Taxicab 5 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 248 20.7%
 Worked at Home 140 11.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 86 12%
 High School Graduate 346 49%
 Associate's degree 46 7%
 Bachelor's degree 135 19%
 Master's degree 47 7%
 Professional school degree 16 2%
 Doctorate degree 23 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 412 88.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 2.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 05257

ZIP Code 05257 is in the North Bennington Incorporated School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 05257.

North Bennington Graded School
10 School St
North Bennington, VT 05257
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Bennington Incorporated School District
Southshire Community School
24 Bank St
North Bennington, VT 05257
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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