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ZIP Code 05262

Primary City:Shaftsbury, VT (View All Cities)
County: Bennington County
Timezone: Eastern (8:27pm)
Area code: 802 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.0, -73.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 05262

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 05262. 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 05262. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 05262, 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:
Shaftsbury, VT
Unacceptable:
North Shaftsbury, Shaftsbury Center, So Shaftsbury, South Shaftsbury

Stats and Demographics for the 05262 ZIP Code

ZIP code 05262 is located in southwest 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 05262 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 05262 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,547
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,217
Median Home Value $234,100
Land Area 76.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,084
Median Household Income $61,389

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56060120
5-97570145
10-145871129
15-198566151
20-246054114
25-295455109
30-34425193
35-396665131
40-4494103197
45-49102111213
50-54114137251
55-59119123242
60-6410096196
65-696979148
70-746042102
75-79284876
80-84384886
85 Plus202444

Gender

 Male 1,244 49%
 Female 1,303 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,464 96.7%
 Black Or African American 10 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 22 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 35 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2491928
25-345546101
35-4413926165
45-5420540245
55-6422718245
65-7414910159
75-841018109
85 Plus29332

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 641 59%
 Single Guardian 112 10%
 Singles 257 24%
 Singles With Roommate 74 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 789 73%
 Households with Kids 295 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151025
2111324
3111627
4151227
5161430
6161430
7151328
8121628
9161329
10141125
1191322
12111829
13121325
14121628
15211536
16181735
17231639
18111021
1912820
2061218

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 05262 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 05262 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 05262 real estate data, the median home value of $234,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 05262. Rentals in 05262 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 05262 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,547 100%
 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 596 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 318 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 170 14%
 Households Vacant 133 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 6.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 16 12.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 64 48.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 27.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 8%
 1 Bedroom 63 26%
 2 Bedroom 48 20%
 3+ Bedroom 108 45%
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 $61,389 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 05262 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 05262 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 972 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 759 32%
 No Earnings 607 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 972 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 759 32%
 No Earnings 607 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,355 92.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 1.6%
 Worked at Home 93 6.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 78 8%
 High School Graduate 457 46%
 Associate's degree 132 13%
 Bachelor's degree 188 19%
 Master's degree 62 6%
 Professional school degree 35 3%
 Doctorate degree 51 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 322 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 81 19.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 1.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 05262

ZIP Code 05262 is in the Shaftsbury School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 05262.

Shaftsbury Elementary School
150 Buck Hill Rd
Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shaftsbury School District

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