Wells River, VT 05081 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05081: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wells River, VT 05081

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.158, Longitude -72.07
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 41
  • PO Box Addresses: 208
  • Residential Addresses: 218
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 19
    • Single Family Addresses: 199

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Wells River, VT 05081 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 976
Daytime Population: Workers 510
Daytime Population: Residents 492
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,002
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 976
Population in Familes 727
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $49,420
Average Household Income $63,116
Per Capita Income $27,742


Total Housing Units 601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $194,167
Average Home Value $218,269


Total Households 429
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 259
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 0.04% 0.04%
Households 0.16% 0.14%
Families -0.16% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Wells River, VT 05081 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05081 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 # 141 44th
Population Density # 101 60th
Diversity Index # 93 62nd
Median Household Income # 181 28th
Per Capita Income # 169 33rd

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