Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 05261

Primary City:Pownal, VT (View All Cities)
County: Bennington County
Timezone: Eastern (4:12pm)
Area code: 802 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.78, -73.22
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 05261

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 05261. 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 05261. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 05261, 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:
Pownal, VT
Unacceptable:
Pownal Center, South Pownal

Stats and Demographics for the 05261 ZIP Code

ZIP code 05261 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 05261 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 05261 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,738
Population Density 85 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,267
Median Home Value $174,200
Land Area 32.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,120
Median Household Income $56,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male951079110266726776901181191041137655371713
Female687665746271639793123127931017856382312
Total163183156176128143130173183241246197214154111754025

Gender

 Male 1,418 52%
 Female 1,320 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,679 97.8%
 Black Or African American 10 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.5%
 Asian 8 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10671422282211547415
Renter25494739271552
Total351161892672481697917

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 593 53%
 Single Guardian 170 15%
 Singles 273 24%
 Singles With Roommate 84 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 786 70%
 Households with Kids 334 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male261515242523192416122123191625212911167
Female151017101917141412161213101413212071319
Total4125323444403338282833362930384249182926

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 05261 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 05261 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 05261 real estate data, the median home value of $174,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 05261 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 05261 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 05261 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,738 100%
 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 560 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 351 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 209 16%
 Households Vacant 147 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 54%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 32 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 56 29%
 2 Bedroom 92 47%
 3+ Bedroom 47 24%
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 $56,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 05261 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 05261 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 994 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 617 28%
 No Earnings 613 28%
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 994 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 617 28%
 No Earnings 613 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,251 88.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 2.1%
 Worked at Home 123 8.7%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 148 15%
 High School Graduate 584 61%
 Associate's degree 19 2%
 Bachelor's degree 133 14%
 Master's degree 73 8%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 465 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 70 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 05261

ZIP Code 05261 is in the Pownal School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 05261.

Pownal Elementary School
94 Schoolhouse Rd
Pownal, VT 05261
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pownal School District

Nearby ZIP Codes