Bennington, VT 05201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bennington, VT 05201

Acceptable Alternative
Woodford, VT 05201

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bennington College, VT 05201
Old Bennington, VT 05201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bennington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.88, Longitude -73.198
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 753
  • PO Box Addresses: 603
  • Residential Addresses: 6,329
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 363
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,966

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 05201 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 05201 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Vermont Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Bennington, VT 05201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bennington, VT 05201 Housing Affordability Index is 116
State of Vermont Housing Affordability Index is 103
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Bennington, VT 05201 Wealth Index is 74
State of Vermont Wealth Index is 92
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 14,895
Population in Households 14,000
Population in Familes 10,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 895
Population Density 141
Diversity Index1 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,661
Average Household Income $65,926
Per Capita Income $27,335
Wealth Index3 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,755 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,397 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 899 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $170,921
Housing Affordability Index2 116
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,152
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,610
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.25% -0.28%
Households -0.17% -0.25%
Families -0.46% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Bennington, VT 05201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05201 to the other 259 ZIP Codes in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 9 97th
Population Density # 29 89th
Diversity Index # 30 89th
Median Household Income # 216 17th
Per Capita Income # 198 24th

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