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, 2016)


Total Population 1,191
Population in Households 1,191
Population in Familes 925
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 534
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 352
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 940 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 433 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 406 (43.2%)
Median Home Value $169,907
Average Home Value $191,744


Median Household Income $37,986
Average Household Income $50,423
Per Capita Income $22,608
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.62% 1.15%
Households 1.89% 1.31%
Families 1.79% 1.22%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

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

The table below compares 05872 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 # 123 52nd
Population Density1 # 160 37th
Diversity Index2 # 32 87th
Median Household Income # 234 8th
Per Capita Income # 221 13th

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