Shaftsbury, VT 05262 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 05262: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shaftsbury, VT 05262

Not Acceptable, USPS
North Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Shaftsbury Center, VT 05262
So Shaftsbury, VT 05262
South Shaftsbury, VT 05262

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 57
  • Single Family Addresses: 887
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bennington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.133, Longitude -73.067
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shaftsbury, VT 05262 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,134
Daytime Population: Workers 708
Daytime Population: Residents 1,004
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,712
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 2,134
Population in Familes 1,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $57,843
Average Household Income $76,851
Per Capita Income $32,880


Total Housing Units 1,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 763 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $238,864
Average Home Value $275,131


Total Households 913
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 620
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 0.01% -0.16%
Households 0.15% -0.11%
Families -0.07% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Shaftsbury, VT 05262 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05262 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 # 73 71st
Population Density # 148 41st
Diversity Index # 86 65th
Median Household Income # 99 61st
Per Capita Income # 82 67th

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