Montpelier, VT 05602 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 05602: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Montpelier, VT 05602

Acceptable Alternative
Berlin, VT 05602
Middlesex, VT 05602
Middlesex Center, VT 05602
Middlesex Ctr, VT 05602

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Montpelier Center, VT 05602
Gould Hill, VT 05602
Jones Brook, VT 05602
Montpelier Jct, VT 05602
Montpelier Junction, VT 05602

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 748
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,324
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 378
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.27, Longitude -72.576
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Montpelier, VT 05602 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,233
Population in Households 11,936
Population in Familes 8,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 297
Population Density1 128
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 5,589
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 3,098
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,564 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,025 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 443 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $238,863
Average Home Value $259,266


Median Household Income $56,997
Average Household Income $74,209
Per Capita Income $34,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% 0.04%
Households 0.16% 0.13%
Families 0.04% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

Montpelier, VT 05602 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05602 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 # 11 96th
Population Density1 # 33 87th
Diversity Index2 # 19 92nd
Median Household Income # 73 71st
Per Capita Income # 54 79th

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