Zip Code 05253 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEast Dorset
Zip Code StateVermont
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bennington
Area Code802
Current Population:685
Racial Majority:White 98.9%
Unemployment Rate:2.5%
Median Household Income$66110
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67840
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time20.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1007 - 2090 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.25627800, -72.99977400

Zip Code 05253 Description

Zip Code 05253 is located in the state of Vermont in the Albany - Schenectady - Troy metro area. Zip code 05253 is primarily located in Bennington County. The official US Postal Service name for 05253 is EAST DORSET, Vermont. Portions of zip code 05253 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 05253 is 802. 05253 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Vermont.

The current unemployment level in 05253 is 2.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is higher 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 05253 increased to 685 from 544 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 05253 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 05253 public schools is . % of students in 05253 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 719 98.9% 664 +8%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 4 -100%
 Hispanic 6 0.83% 9 -33%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0.14% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.14% 7 -86%

Zip Code 05253 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 05253 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population685544
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households299
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$66110
Income Under $50K Per Year37.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year29.90%
05253 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Vermont District 1
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$615167
Average Real Estate Sale Price$95000
Current Unemployment Level 2.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level1.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 05253 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)891930404953524434261531
Avg Max Temp (°F)29314153667377756757443354
Avg Precip (In.)3.52.623.553.524.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bennington, VT
CBSA Type05253
CBSA Population36653
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours