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ZIP Code 05903

Primary City:Canaan, VT (View All Cities)
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (9:00pm)
Coordinates:44.9, -71.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 05903

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 05903. 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 05903. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 05903, 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:
Canaan, VT
Acceptable:
Lemington

Stats and Demographics for the 05903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 05903 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 05903 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 05903 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 868
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 598
Median Home Value $113,600
Land Area 66.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 395
Median Household Income $40,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1924282810101324262547554638102097
Female162022321312151729453941452120161511
Total354450602322284155708696915930362418

Gender

 Male 439 51%
 Female 429 49%
Gender

Race

 White 846 97.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.5%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner212466695442713
Renter61015131517122
Total8226179110613915

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 213 54%
 Single Guardian 48 12%
 Singles 113 29%
 Singles With Roommate 21 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 300 76%
 Households with Kids 95 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male63233455739457865633
Female254426336582254106846
Total8867510881381767121216111479

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 05903 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 05903 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 05903 real estate data, the median home value of $113,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 05903 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 05903 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 05903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 868 100%
 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 173 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 132 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 90 15%
 Households Vacant 203 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 160 79%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 23%
 2 Bedroom 31 34%
 3+ Bedroom 39 43%
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 $40,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 05903 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 05903 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 05903 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 280 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 284 32%
 No Earnings 321 36%
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 280 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 284 32%
 No Earnings 321 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 429 90.5%
 Public transportation 2 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 8.9%
 Worked at Home 1 0.2%
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 65 16.6%
 High School Graduate 229 58.6%
 Associate's degree 41 10.5%
 Bachelor's degree 46 11.8%
 Master's degree 8 2.0%
 Professional school degree 2 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 195 94.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 1.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 4.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 05903

ZIP Code 05903 is in the Canaan School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 05903.

Canaan Schools
99 School St
Canaan, VT 05903
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Canaan School District

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