Zip Code 05201 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBennington
Zip Code StateVermont
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bennington
Area Code802
Alternate Zip Code NamesWOODFORD
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBENNINGTON COLLEGE
Current Population:14851
Racial Majority:White 92.95%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.6%
Unemployment Rate:0.5%
Median Household Income$44254
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47050
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time16.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range633 - 2815 ft.
Area146 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.91022100, -73.12219800

Zip Code 05201 Description

Zip Code 05201 is located in the state of Vermont in the Albany - Schenectady - Troy metro area. Zip code 05201 is primarily located in Bennington County. The official US Postal Service name for 05201 is BENNINGTON, Vermont. Portions of zip code 05201 are contained within or border the city limits of Bennington, VT, Old Bennington, VT, North Bennington, VT, and South Shaftsbury, VT. The area code for zip code 05201 is 802. 05201 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Vermont.

The current unemployment level in 05201 is 0.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 1.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 05201 decreased to 14851 from 15829 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 05201 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 05201 public schools is White. 56.8% of students in 05201 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 13427 92.95% 14144 -5%
 Black Or African American 126 0.87% 135 -7%
 Hispanic 363 2.51% 249 +46%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.08% 43 -74%
 Asian 138 0.96% 107 +29%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 11 -100%
 Other Race 11 0.19% 11 +145%
 Two Or More Races 151 2.44% 151 +134%

Zip Code 05201 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.6%
 Black Or African American 1.2%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 05201 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1485115829
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households6081
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44254
Income Under $50K Per Year55.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.50%
05201 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Vermont District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$251852
Average Real Estate Sale Price$136000
Current Unemployment Level 0.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level1.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago1.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 58b - Western New England Marble Valleys
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 05201 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)10122233445257554736291735
Avg Max Temp (°F)30334256687680787059463556
Avg Precip (In.)2.762.082.833.244.0544.044.413.733.633.492.7841.04
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bennington, VT
CBSA Type05201
CBSA Population36653
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours