Swanton, VT 05488 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05488: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swanton, VT 05488

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West Swanton, VT 05488

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.93, Longitude -73.119
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 180
  • PO Box Addresses: 195
  • Residential Addresses: 3,118
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 37
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,081

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

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Swanton, VT 05488 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,059
Population in Households 7,861
Population in Familes 6,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $56,685
Average Household Income $72,655
Per Capita Income $28,563


Total Housing Units 4,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,238 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 902 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 864 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $215,013
Average Home Value $232,518


Total Households 3,140
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,139
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.4% 0.4%
Households 0.39% 0.41%
Families 0.14% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Swanton, VT 05488 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05488 to the other 256 ZIP Codes in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 18 93rd
Population Density # 37 86th
Diversity Index # 15 95th
Median Household Income # 121 53rd
Per Capita Income # 179 30th

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