Newport, VT 05855 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05855: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newport, VT 05855

Not Acceptable, USPS
Eagle Point, VT 05855
Indian Point, VT 05855
Lake Park, VT 05855
Newport City, VT 05855
North Derby, VT 05855
The Bluffs, VT 05855
West Derby, VT 05855

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 442
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,879
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 87
  • County: Orleans County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.942, Longitude -72.203
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newport, VT 05855 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,878
Population in Households 7,332
Population in Familes 5,498
Population in Group Qrtrs 546
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 3,196
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,952
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,052 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,144 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 750 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $168,987
Average Home Value $204,301


Median Household Income $37,211
Average Household Income $51,846
Per Capita Income $21,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.28%
Households 0.48% 0.42%
Families 0.42% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Newport, VT 05855 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05855 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 # 18 93rd
Population Density1 # 32 88th
Diversity Index2 # 50 80th
Median Household Income # 239 6th
Per Capita Income # 230 9th

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