Chester, VT 05143 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 05143: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chester, VT 05143

Acceptable Alternative
Andover, VT 05143
Athens, VT 05143
Baltimore, VT 05143

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bartonsville, VT 05143
Brockways Mills, VT 05143
Middletown, VT 05143
North Windham, VT 05143
Peaseville, VT 05143
Reedville, VT 05143
Simonsville, VT 05143

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Windsor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.28, Longitude -72.576
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 161
  • PO Box Addresses: 439
  • Residential Addresses: 1,787
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,763

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Chester, VT 05143 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,863
Daytime Population: Workers 1,345
Daytime Population: Residents 2,219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,564
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 4,851
Population in Familes 3,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $50,997
Average Household Income $72,190
Per Capita Income $31,809


Total Housing Units 2,907 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,614 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 766 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $211,331
Average Home Value $261,354


Total Households 2,141
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,347
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 0.11% -0.17%
Households 0.18% -0.13%
Families -0.08% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Chester, VT 05143 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05143 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 # 33 87th
Population Density # 119 53rd
Diversity Index # 173 30th
Median Household Income # 170 32nd
Per Capita Income # 97 61st

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