Swanton, VT 05488 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05488: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swanton, VT 05488

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fonda, VT 05488
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Maquam, VT 05488
Popsquash, VT 05488
W Swanton, VT 05488
West Swanton, VT 05488

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 187
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,052
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.93, Longitude -73.119
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Swanton, VT 05488 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,748
Population in Households 7,613
Population in Familes 6,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density1 112
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 3,092
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,272 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 820 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 829 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $200,625
Average Home Value $221,820


Median Household Income $55,799
Average Household Income $67,928
Per Capita Income $27,289
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.33%
Households 0.34% 0.41%
Families 0.22% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Swanton, VT 05488 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05488 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 # 20 92nd
Population Density1 # 43 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 14 95th
Median Household Income # 83 67th
Per Capita Income # 145 43rd

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