East Dorset, VT 05253 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05253: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Dorset, VT 05253

Not Acceptable, USPS
E Dorset, VT 05253
Lake Emerald, VT 05253

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 47
  • Single Family Addresses: 170
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bennington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.284, Longitude -73.003
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Dorset, VT 05253 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 489
Daytime Population: Workers 296
Daytime Population: Residents 181
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 477
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 489
Population in Familes 373
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $60,516
Average Household Income $84,826
Per Capita Income $37,295


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $272,619
Average Home Value $392,219


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 137
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 -0.87% -0.83%
Households -0.75% -0.76%
Families -0.97% -1.04%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

East Dorset, VT 05253 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05253 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 # 196 22nd
Population Density # 193 23rd
Diversity Index # 133 47th
Median Household Income # 73 71st
Per Capita Income # 44 83rd

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