Montpelier, VT 05602 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 05602: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Montpelier, VT 05602

Acceptable Alternative
Berlin, VT 05602
Middlesex, VT 05602
Middlesex Center, VT 05602
Middlesex Ctr, VT 05602

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Montpelier Center, VT 05602
Gould Hill, VT 05602
Jones Brook, VT 05602
Montpelier Jct, VT 05602
Montpelier Junction, VT 05602

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.27, Longitude -72.576
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 769
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,748
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 391
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,357

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

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Montpelier, VT 05602 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,475
Daytime Population: Workers 14,353
Daytime Population: Residents 5,755
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,108
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.61
Population in Households 12,176
Population in Familes 8,609
Population in Group Qrtrs 299
Population Density2 130
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $59,490
Average Household Income $78,484
Per Capita Income $35,878


Total Housing Units 6,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,574 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,089 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 445 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $237,538
Average Home Value $258,198


Total Households 5,663
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 3,096
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 0.13% 0.15%
Households 0.2% 0.17%
Families -0.13% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Montpelier, VT 05602 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05602 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 # 11 96th
Population Density # 34 87th
Diversity Index # 19 93rd
Median Household Income # 81 68th
Per Capita Income # 53 79th

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