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ZIP Code 05491

Primary City:Vergennes, VT (View All Cities)
County: Addison County
Timezone: Eastern (3:30am)
Area code: 802 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.1, -73.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 05491

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 05491. 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 05491. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 05491, 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:
Vergennes, VT
Acceptable:
Addison, Panton
Unacceptable:
Arnold Bay, Basin Harbor, Button Bay, Chimney Point, Crown Point, Mile Point, Owls Head Harbor, Potash Bay, Potash Point, Summer Point, Waltham, West Addison, West Ferrisburgh

Stats and Demographics for the 05491 ZIP Code

ZIP code 05491 is located in west 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 05491 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 05491 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,909
Population Density 69 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,794
Median Home Value $224,600
Land Area 86.18 sq mi
Water Area 3.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,309
Median Household Income $55,572

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16016720528319514217014920723524121221516097693347
Female149167174210157131149189199247258236208138106845664
Total30933437949335227331933840648249944842329820315389111

Gender

 Male 2,987 51%
 Female 2,922 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,639 95.4%
 Black Or African American 84 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.3%
 Asian 53 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 30 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 85 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1011129243941826512848
Renter531449811183553915
Total6325539055050132016763

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,248 54%
 Single Guardian 322 14%
 Singles 587 25%
 Singles With Roommate 152 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,617 70%
 Households with Kids 692 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4031323042382832273828444154435364695445
Female2041223527343531404531323333403356394232
Total607254656972636367835976748783861201089677

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 05491 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 05491 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 05491 real estate data, the median home value of $224,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 05491. Rentals in 05491 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 05491 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,621 95.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 22 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 266 4.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,200 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 511 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 598 21%
 Households Vacant 485 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 34 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 343 71%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 62 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 5%
 1 Bedroom 129 22%
 2 Bedroom 248 43%
 3+ Bedroom 171 30%
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 $55,572 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 05491 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. Most commuters in 05491 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,156 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,407 29%
 No Earnings 1,292 27%
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 2,156 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,407 29%
 No Earnings 1,292 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,558 82.4%
 Public transportation 90 2.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 228 7.3%
 Worked at Home 214 6.9%
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 234 12%
 High School Graduate 1,013 50%
 Associate's degree 162 8%
 Bachelor's degree 407 20%
 Master's degree 127 6%
 Professional school degree 56 3%
 Doctorate degree 18 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 897 83.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 93 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 05491

ZIP Code 05491 is in the Addison School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 05491.

Addison Central School
121 Vt Route 17 West
Addison, VT 05491
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Addison School District
Vergennes Uesd #44
43 East St
Vergennes, VT 05491
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vergennes Uesd #44 School District
Vergennes Uhsd #5
50 Monkton Rd
Vergennes, VT 05491
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Vergennes Uhsd #5 School District
Champlain Valley Christian School
2 Church St
Vergennes, VT 05491
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ark Preschool/Kindergarten
862 Us Route 7 S
Waltham, VT 05491
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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