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, 2016)


Total Population 675
Population in Households 675
Population in Familes 518
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $284,259
Average Home Value $389,336


Median Household Income $58,395
Average Household Income $80,736
Per Capita Income $35,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.15%
Households 0.16% -0.07%
Families 0.08% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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

The table below compares 05253 to the other 252 ZIP Codes in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 173 32nd
Population Density1 # 104 59th
Diversity Index2 # 147 44th
Median Household Income # 63 75th
Per Capita Income # 41 84th

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