Canaan, VT 05903 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 05903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Canaan, VT 05903

Acceptable Alternative
Lemington, VT 05903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.972, Longitude -71.585
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • PO Box Addresses: 181
  • Residential Addresses: 248
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
    • Single Family Addresses: 237

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

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Canaan, VT 05903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 751
Daytime Population: Workers 284
Daytime Population: Residents 377
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 661
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 751
Population in Familes 597
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $39,347
Average Household Income $50,744
Per Capita Income $23,379


Total Housing Units 590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 (41.4%)
Median Home Value $132,273
Average Home Value $174,234


Total Households 346
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 227
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 -0.07% -0.16%
Households 0.04% -0.17%
Families -0.18% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Canaan, VT 05903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 05903 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 # 163 35th
Population Density # 236 6th
Diversity Index # 189 25th
Median Household Income # 237 5th
Per Capita Income # 229 8th

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