South Hero, VT 05486 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05486: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Hero, VT 05486

Not Acceptable, USPS
Keeler Bay, VT 05486
Keelers Bay, VT 05486
S Hero, VT 05486
So Hero, VT 05486

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Grand Isle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.866, Longitude -73.251
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 72
  • PO Box Addresses: 246
  • Residential Addresses: 667
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 667

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

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South Hero, VT 05486 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,598
Daytime Population: Workers 451
Daytime Population: Residents 678
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,129
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,598
Population in Familes 1,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 110
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $74,459
Average Household Income $101,302
Per Capita Income $41,839


Total Housing Units 1,058 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 526 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 (37.6%)
Median Home Value $408,889
Average Home Value $520,057


Total Households 660
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 464
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 0.42% 0.16%
Households 0.34% 0.09%
Families 0.15% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

South Hero, VT 05486 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05486 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 # 93 63rd
Population Density # 48 81st
Diversity Index # 28 89th
Median Household Income # 20 92nd
Per Capita Income # 20 92nd

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