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ZIP Code 05855

Primary City:Newport, VT (View All Cities)
County: Orleans County
Timezone: Eastern (1:25pm)
Area code: 802 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.9, -72.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 05855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 05855. 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 05855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 05855, 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:
Newport, VT
Unacceptable:
Eagle Point, Indian Point, Lake Park, Newport City, North Derby, The Bluffs, West Derby

Stats and Demographics for the 05855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 05855 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 05855 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 05855 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,170
Population Density 129 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,463
Median Home Value $156,300
Land Area 55.52 sq mi
Water Area 9.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,881
Median Household Income $39,405

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male179172227243283249238234254261299246227195103877465
Female214197226196186174187195199269263274225184146125129145
Total393369453439469423425429453530562520452379249212203210

Gender

 Male 3,636 51%
 Female 3,534 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,857 95.6%
 Black Or African American 75 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.8%
 Asian 27 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 24 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 128 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2815626341045432519775
Renter105194180179113957037
Total133350443589567420267112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,299 45%
 Single Guardian 480 17%
 Singles 890 31%
 Singles With Roommate 212 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,062 72%
 Households with Kids 819 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2933503131364038274852385336494653474851
Female4036484337384141403432535156434646303141
Total69699874687481796782849110492929299777992

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 05855 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 05855 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 05855 real estate data, the median home value of $156,300 is slightly less 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 05855. Rentals in 05855 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 05855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,624 92.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 413 5.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 104 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,216 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 692 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 973 28%
 Households Vacant 582 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 99 17.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.2%
 For Sale Only 39 6.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 331 56.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 14.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 1%
 1 Bedroom 228 26%
 2 Bedroom 440 50%
 3+ Bedroom 207 23%
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 $39,405 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 05855 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. More commuters in 05855 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 2,115 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,592 26%
 No Earnings 2,316 38%
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 2,115 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,592 26%
 No Earnings 2,316 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,533 86.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 9 0.3%
 Motorcycle 6 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 182 6.2%
 Worked at Home 191 6.5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 469 19.6%
 High School Graduate 1,489 62.3%
 Associate's degree 77 3.2%
 Bachelor's degree 237 9.9%
 Master's degree 77 3.2%
 Professional school degree 33 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,113 85.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 3.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 145 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 05855

ZIP Code 05855 is in the North Country Senior Uhsd #22 School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 05855.

North Country Career Center
209 Veterans Ave
Newport, VT 05855
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Country Senior Uhsd #22 School District
Newport City Elementary School
166 Sias Ave
Newport, VT 05855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport City School District
North Country Senior Uhsd #22
209 Veterans Ave
Newport, VT 05855
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Country Senior Uhsd #22 School District
United Christian Academy
65 School St
Newport, VT 05855
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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