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ZIP Code 05847

Primary City:Lowell, VT (View All Cities)
County: Orleans County
Timezone: Eastern (2:26pm)
Area code: 802 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.8, -72.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 05847

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 05847. 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 05847. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 05847, 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:
Lowell, VT

Stats and Demographics for the 05847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 05847 is located in north 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 05847 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 05847 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 879
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 509
Median Home Value $142,700
Land Area 56.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 340
Median Household Income $48,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male25463422239263235453242262413975
Female2337352815193431373727242323108112
Total48836950382860637282596649472317187

Gender

 Male 455 52%
 Female 424 48%
Gender

Race

 White 839 95.4%
 Black Or African American 5 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.8%
 Asian 4 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 18 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner03057686441202
Renter101414105122
Total104471786942224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 184 54%
 Single Guardian 55 16%
 Singles 78 23%
 Singles With Roommate 23 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 219 64%
 Households with Kids 121 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8464651461576885536443
Female3267115669656108744494
Total116121117102012241311141813127108137

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 05847 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 05847 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 05847 real estate data, the median home value of $142,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 05847 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 05847 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 05847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 875 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 178 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 104 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 58 11%
 Households Vacant 169 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 1.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 10 5.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 139 82.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 8.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 13%
 1 Bedroom 16 35%
 2 Bedroom 12 26%
 3+ Bedroom 12 26%
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 $48,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 05847 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 05847 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. In 05847 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 299 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 182 28%
 No Earnings 167 26%
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 299 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 182 28%
 No Earnings 167 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 348 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 3%
 Worked at Home 50 12%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 53 18%
 High School Graduate 177 59%
 Associate's degree 29 10%
 Bachelor's degree 33 11%
 Master's degree 6 2%
 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 188 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 05847

ZIP Code 05847 is in the Lowell School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 05847.

Lowell Village School
52 Gelo Park Rd
Lowell, VT 05847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lowell School District

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