Chelsea, VT 05038 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05038: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chelsea, VT 05038

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 53
  • Single Family Addresses: 448
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 21
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.986, Longitude -72.444
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chelsea, VT 05038 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,271
Daytime Population: Workers 565
Daytime Population: Residents 584
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,149
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 1,242
Population in Familes 937
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $51,491
Average Household Income $64,021
Per Capita Income $28,090


Total Housing Units 714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 424 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $198,333
Average Home Value $258,667


Total Households 553
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 337
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.16%
Households -0.05% 0.0%
Families -0.32% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Chelsea, VT 05038 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05038 to the other 249 ZIP Codes in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 116 54th
Population Density # 171 31st
Diversity Index # 41 83rd
Median Household Income # 164 35th
Per Capita Income # 166 34th

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