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ZIP Code 05872

Primary City:West Charleston, VT (View All Cities)
County: Orleans County
Timezone: Eastern (3:24pm)
Area code: 802 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.87, -72.04
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 05872

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 05872. 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 05872. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 05872, 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:
West Charleston, VT
Acceptable:
W Charleston
Unacceptable:
Charleston

Stats and Demographics for the 05872 ZIP Code

ZIP code 05872 is located in northeast 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 05872 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 05872 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 789
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 505
Median Home Value $150,000
Land Area 24.12 sq mi
Water Area 1.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 336
Median Household Income $37,614

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male281826279291422172541364025241074
Female201724191516251820283254372117987
Total483550462445394037537390774641191511

Gender

 Male 402 51%
 Female 387 49%
Gender

Race

 White 747 94.7%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 1.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 26 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner02530598545219
Renter4216912451
Total446366897492610

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 189 56%
 Single Guardian 44 13%
 Singles 76 23%
 Singles With Roommate 27 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 252 75%
 Households with Kids 84 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male561134154455475657631
Female74334263232757565212
Total121014683117687111212111112843

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 05872 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 05872 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 05872 real estate data, the median home value of $150,000 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 05872. Rentals in 05872 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 05872 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 789 100%
 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 167 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 107 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 62 12%
 Households Vacant 169 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 8 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 136 80%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 23 33%
 2 Bedroom 13 19%
 3+ Bedroom 33 48%
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 $37,614 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 05872 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 05872 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 05872 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 242 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 172 28%
 No Earnings 204 33%
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 242 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 172 28%
 No Earnings 204 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 341 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 1%
 Worked at Home 36 9%
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 67 21%
 High School Graduate 193 62%
 Associate's degree 7 2%
 Bachelor's degree 42 13%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 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 57 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 05872

ZIP Code 05872 is in the Charleston School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 05872.

Charleston Elementary School
255 Center School Rd
West Charleston, VT 05872
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charleston School District

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