West Charleston, VT 05872 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05872: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Charleston, VT 05872

Acceptable Alternative
W Charleston, VT 05872

Not Acceptable, USPS
Charleston, VT 05872

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 261
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Orleans County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.899, Longitude -72.06
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Charleston, VT 05872 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,048
Daytime Population: Workers 47
Daytime Population: Residents 561
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 608
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 1,048
Population in Familes 810
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $40,461
Average Household Income $56,156
Per Capita Income $24,595


Total Housing Units 816 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 370 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 357 (43.7%)
Median Home Value $171,277
Average Home Value $195,338


Total Households 459
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 300
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 1.47% 1.17%
Households 1.6% 1.32%
Families 1.36% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

West Charleston, VT 05872 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05872 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 # 133 47th
Population Density # 158 37th
Diversity Index # 34 86th
Median Household Income # 233 7th
Per Capita Income # 214 14th

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